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David Fernández de Retana

Partner since 2014 ––– Bilbao
Member no. 70592 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • Litigation

  • Insolvency and Financial Distress

  • Insurance and Reinsurance

Languages
  • English

  • French

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Profile

David Fernández de Retana is a lawyer in Uría Menéndez’s Bilbao office. He joined the firm in 2001 and became a partner in 2014.

His professional practice is primarily focused on all aspects of civil and commercial litigation.

He regularly advises several leading companies and public entities in the Basque Country and the surrounding areas on general legal issues, and particularly those pertaining to real estate, contract and tort law. His other specialist areas are health law and insurance.

David has also acquired extensive experience in contentious-administrative litigation.

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Education

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao, 2001
  • Master’s Degree in Insurance, 2008
Education

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association
  • Spanish Association of Health Law

Teaching activity

David is a civil law lecturer at the Universidad de Deusto (Bilbao).

Since 2005 David has also lectured in contract law at the Universidad de Deusto (Master’s Degree in Business Law). He also lectures on the introduction to law course at Deusto Business School (DBS).

He participates regularly as a speaker at law seminars and conferences on subjects relating to his field of expertise.

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