Heidi López

Counsel ––– Madrid
Member no. 82799 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • International Arbitration

  • English

  • French



Heidi López is a lawyer in Uría Menéndez’s Madrid office. She joined the firm in 2007 and specialises in domestic and international arbitration and litigation. She was seconded to the Paris office of Bredin Prat from March to September 2012.

Heidi has participated in commercial and investment arbitration proceedings with seats in Brussels, Bucharest, Geneva, Madrid, Paris, Stockholm, Tel Aviv, Washington and Zurich, both ad hoc and under the rules of various international arbitration institutions, such as the ICC, ICSID and CAM. She has participated in cases applying the laws of Algeria, Brazil, Cuba, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Israel, Romania, Spain, Stockholm, Switzerland and Turkey. Heidi’s experience encompasses a number of sectors, including banking, construction, mergers and acquisitions, energy, oil & gas, and international investment protection.

Heidi is also pro bono counsel for an international cooperation foundation.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad de Salamanca, 2007

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association
  • Spanish Arbitration Club

Teaching activity

Lecturer at en UNIR and ISDE.

Recent publications

  • Heidi López, Jana Lamas de Mesa. In Investment Arbitration Outlook Uría Menéndez, n.º 6, 2020

  • Heidi López. In Investment Arbitration Outlook Uría Menéndez, n.º 2, 2018

  • Luis Capiel, José Mª Fernández de la Mela Núñez, Heidi López. In International Arbitration, 2nd Ed. Joe Tirado (Contributing Editor). London: Global Legal Group, 2016

  • Spain. International Arbitration

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    Luis Capiel, José Mª Fernández de la Mela Núñez, Heidi López. In International Arbitration. Joe Tirado (Editor). London: Global Legal Group, 2015

  • Heidi López, Juan M. Diehl Moreno. In Cuadernos de Derecho para ingenieros. El marco jurídico de las empresas multilatinas. Julián Martínez-Simancas (Director), Miguel Ángel Agúndez (Director), Luis de Carlos (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley, 2014