Javier has joined Excem Real Estate as Chief General Counsel, after being 5 years at Herbert Smith Freehills, one of the worldwide leading law firms, and 12 years at Garrigues, the largest Spanish law firm. Before that, he was a member of the legal departments of IBM and the Flex Group.
He has been ranked in Chambers Europe 2017 (Real Estate – Spain); and in Best Lawyers in 2015, 2016 and 2017 in Real Estate. He has extensive and wide-ranging experience in real estate matters, having advised prominent Spanish and international companies on their real estate transactions in Spain.
He has acted as their reference lawyer in high-profile negotiations and transactions, including, leases, acquisitions, purchase and sale of assets, sale & lease back processes, services agreements, investment, construction projects, implementation in Spain of large retail corporations and due diligence processes, all of the above regarding different sectors (retail, offices, logistics, hotels, etc.).
Javier has a degree in Law (Especialidad Jurídico-Empresarial) from the CEU University of Madrid. He has also a General Training Course for lawyers from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a legal pot-grade course from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.