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Javier Béjar García

Senior Counsel

Education

Master of Law from the University of Barcelona (1974)
Diploma in English Law from the City of London Polytechnic (1971)
He is a Senior Judge on leave of absence from the Judiciary and the Public Prosecutor’s Office

Professional career

He was President of the Barcelona Provincial Appeal Court (1996-2000) and is legal adviser to the Asociación Profesional de la Magistratura
Javier joined Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in 2000. He was partner until 2017

Specialisation

Dispute Resolution.White collar crime. Corporate compliance

Teaching

He was a lecturer of Procedural Law at ESADE (Law Faculty) (1994-1996)
Since 2001, he has been a lecturer of the Master’s Degree in Business and Competition Law at the University of Barcelona. He is at present a lecturer on Criminal Procedure at University Pompeu Fabra Advocacy Master

Membership of Professional Bodies and Associations

Barcelona Bar Association since 2000
American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute

Languages

Spanish
English
French
Catalan

Publications

“El concurso de leyes en Derecho Penal español”, in Cuadernos de Derecho Judicial, CGPJ, 1995
Derecho Concursal Práctico (in collaboration with other authors), Iurgium/La Ley, 2004

Acknowledgments

  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019

Chambers & Partners Europe 2021. Dispute Resolution – Barcelona

"strong expertise in dispute resolution and high analytical ability, and he is a good communicator at hearings."

The Chambers Europe 2020. Dispute Resolution (Barcelona) – Spain

"expertise, ability to reach an agreement and negotiate, and his great experience."

The Chambers Europe 2019. Dispute Resolution – Barcelona

"very strong technical lawyer"