Goenechea will be part of a team led by fifteen partners and more than fifty professionals. Specialised in corporate, financial, inheritance and construction sector disputes, he has extensive experience in the field of arbitration, including related litigation such as claims for annulment of awards, declinations of arbitration and enforcement of awards. He is also an experienced arbitrator, having been involved in arbitration proceedings before various arbitration institutions (CIMA, CEA, TAB, etc.). He holds a Law Degree from the University of Navarra (1996), a Master’s degree in Business Law (2001) and a PhD in Law (2019) from the same university. Goenechea has been a partner of the Catalan law firm Balaguer Morera y Asociados for more than 15 years.
He is a lecturer in Corporate Law and Arbitration at the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU and a regular contributor to specialised media.
According to Gabriel Nadal, managing partner of ECIJA’s Barcelona office, “we are very proud to have a litigation department which, with the incorporation of Gorka Goenechea to the group of professionals that make it up, provides the Firm with a first-class team in this area”.
In the words of Gorka Goenechea, “I am very excited to join ECIJA, not only because of the excellent moment the Firm is going through but also because of the solid team of professionals that make up the Firm, especially in my area of expertise in Barcelona.”