Uría Menéndez hires Fernando Pantaleón

The lawyer joins the Firm to reinforce the Litigation and Arbitration Area.

February 8, 2018

Uría Menéndez has joined to the Litigation and Arbitration Area, as senior consultant, the lawyer, professor and ex judge from the Supreme Court, Fernando Pantaleón.

Luis de Carlos, Managing Partner of Uría Menéndez, had said “the hire of one of the big Spanish jurist is a satisfaction for the Firm. Fernando joins to his qualities as reputable prosecutor an impressive academic side, in line with the tradition of the Firm”.

Jesús Remón, responsable of the Litigation and Arbitration Area has emphasized that “the incorporation of Fernando Pantaleón is a great satisfaction for all of us. Fernando is one the most brilliants Spanish civilists, a complete jurist and an extraordinary lawyer with great experience in cases and arbitrations”.

Professional career

Fernando Pantaleón was doctorate in Law Degree in the Universidad Autonóma de Madrid in 1931 with the cum laude qualification. Later he obtained the Extraordinary Doctorate Award. Between October 1981 and September 1982 he studied with a Fullbright grant at the Bekerley (California) Faculty Law.

His teaching activity began in 1978, as assistant professor of Civil Law at the Universidad Autonóma de Madrid. Since 1986 he is professor of Civil law, position that have occupied in the Cantabria, Carlos III of Madrid and Autonóma de Madrid universities.

His practice as lawyer began in 1996, when he joined Garrigues as partner.

He has been Magistrate of the First Court of the Supreme Court.

He has been a permanent member of the Civil Section of the General Codification Committee since 1994.

Fernando Pantaleón is the autor of several monograph of his specialty (highlight works like La ocupación”, “Responsabilidad civil: conflictos de jurisdicción”, “Las acciones: copropiedad, usufructo, prenda y embargo”, “Responsabilidad médica y responsabilidad de la Administración” y “La responsabilidad civil de los auditores: extensión, limitación, prescripción”) and innumerable articles in specialized magazines and collective works, of which there are important contributions in civil contractual and extracontractual responsability.