Fernando Gómez

Counsel ––– Madrid
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Fernando Gómez is counsel and is based in Uría Menéndez’s Madrid and Barcelona offices. Prior to joining Uría Menéndez in 2014 he was frequently called as an expert witness on aspects of Spanish law in corporate matters before courts in various jurisdictions, such as Delaware Chancery Court, the US Federal Court and the High Court of England and Wales (Queen's Bench Division), as well as arbitration institutions such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), where he has also acted as arbitrator, the Vienna International Arbitral Centre and the American Arbitration Association (AAA).

He has also consulted extensively on complex commercial and civil transactions and litigation.

In 2010 Fernando was appointed by the European Commission to its Expert Group on a Common Frame of Reference in the area of European contract law.

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  • Doctor of Laws, Università di Bologna, Royal College of Spain in Bologna, 1988
  • Law Degree, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1986

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association
  • American Law and Economics Association
  • European Association of Law and Economics
  • Society of European Contract Law

Teaching activity

Since 2001, Fernando has been a chaired professor of civil law (Catedrático de Derecho Civil) at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra School of Law in Barcelona.

He has lectured at New York University School of Law, the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, the University of Wales, Hamburg Universität, the George Mason University School of Law and the Radzyner School of Law (IDC-Herzliya) in Israel.

Recent publications

  • Fernando Gómez (Director), Ignacio Marín García (Director). Barcelona: Bosch, 2014-2023

  • Fernando Gómez, José Penalva Zuasti. In El daño moral y su cuantificación, eds. 1.ª a 3.ª. Fernando Gómez (Director), Ignacio Marín García (Director). Barcelona: Bosch, 2014-2023

  • Ignacio Fernández Chacón (Director), Fernando Gómez (Director). Cizur Menor (Navarra): Aranzadi, 2022

  • Juan José Ganuza Fernández, Fernando Gómez, José Penalva. American Law and Economics Review, n.º 1, 2022

  • Nuno Garoupa, Fernando Gómez, Adrián Segura Moreiras. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), n.º 2, 2022