Javier García

Partner since 2005 ––– Madrid
Member no. 56842 of the Madrid Bar Association
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Javier García Sanz is a lawyer in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1995 and became a partner in January 2005.

He focuses his professional practice primarily on litigation in civil, commercial, contentious-administrative and administrative law matters.

Javier represents clients in the various stages of proceedings on civil and commercial matters, including company, banking and intellectual property law, human rights, tort and obligations and contracts. He has also participated in a number of arbitration proceedings.

With respect to administrative law, he regularly provides advice to companies and public entities on matters regarding public contracts, authorisations and licences, public assets, punitive proceedings, data protection, energy and telecommunications. His experience includes litigation in contentious-administrative proceedings before different courts, as well as human rights protection proceedings before the Constitutional Court.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 1995
  • Third National Award in University Studies in Law, 1995

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Teaching activity

Javier frequently participates as a speaker in seminars, lectures and courses related to his areas of expertise, organised by a number of institutions (Madrid Bar Association, Fundación San Pablo-CEU, Instituto de Empresa, IFAES, EOI Business School, IIR...).

He is a lecturer at the Universidad Pontifica de Comillas (ICADE) since 2005. He has also been a lecturer at Universidad Europea de Madrid and the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Recent publications

  • Javier García. In 2024 Práctica contenciosa para abogados. Los casos más relevantes sobre litigación y arbitraje en 2023 de los grandes despachos. Antonio Hierro Hernández-Mora (Coordinador), Antonio Pipó Malgosa (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley, 2024

  • Miguel Ángel Cepero, Javier García. La Ley, n.º 10470, 2024

  • Javier García, Manuel García-Villarrubia. Expansión (, 21/12/2023

  • Javier García. In Manual de Derecho para Ingenieros. El Derecho de principios del Siglo XXI: nuevos retos y tensiones. Jaime de Rábago Marín (Director), Santiago Martínez Garrido (Director), Manuel Aragón Reyes (Coordinador), Alberto Alonso Ureba (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley, 2022

  • Javier García, Javier González. IBA Litigation Committee Newsletter, 05/11/2020