Experience

ARBITRATOR

ICC Arbitration: Mexican compay vs Mexican company. Energy dispute.

President of the Tribunal

Applicable Law: Mexican Law

Seat: Mexico city

Language: English

ICC Arbitration: Israelian company vs French company. Construction Dispute.

President of the Tribunal

Applicable Law: Israelian Law

Seat: Tel Aviv

Language: English

ICC Arbitration: Middle East company vs Eastern Europe state owned railroad company. Construction and Infrastructures dispute. 

President of the Tribunal

Applicable Law: Rumanian Law

Seat: Paris

Language: English

 

ICC Arbitration: French and Mexican companies vs Spanish company. Construction and Energy dispute.

President of the Tribunal

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

 

ICC Arbitration: French companies vs Latin American state. Infrastructure dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Ecuadorian Law

Sede: Santiago de Chile

Idioma: Español

 

ICC Arbitration: Spanish company vs Mexican company. Construction and Energy dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Mexican Law

Seat: Mexico D.F

Language: Spanish

ICC Arbitration: Luxemburgish company vs Spanish company. Maritime dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

ICC Arbitration: Dutch company vs Spanish company. Corporate and Competition law dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Dutch Law

Seat: Paris

Language: English

ICC Arbitration: French company vs Uruguayan company. Corporate dispute.

Emergency Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: English

 

ICC Arbitration: French company vs Swiss Company. Commercial damages dispute.

Sole Arbitrator

Applicable Law: French Law

Seat: Paris

Language: English

 

ICC Arbitration: Guinean company vs. Spanish company. Consultancy agreement dispute.

Sole Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

ICC Arbitration: French company vs Swiss Company. Agency Agreement dispute.

Sole Arbitrator

Applicable Law: French Law

Seat: Paris

Language: English

Ad-hoc Uncitral Arbitration: Spanish company vs stated owned company. Construction dispute.

President of the Tribunal

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

CRC Arbitration : Dominican Republic Company vs. Virgin Islands company. M&A dispute in the energy sector.

President of the Tribunal

Applicable Law: Dominican Republic Law

Seat: Santo Domingo

Language: Spanish

 

CCL Arbitration: Peruvian company vs state owned company. Energy dispute.

President of the Tribunal

Applicable Law: Peruvian

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

 

CCL Arbitration: Peruvian company vs state owned company. Infrastructures dispute.

President of the Tribunal

Applicable Law: Peruvian

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

 

CCL Arbitration: Spanish joint venture vs state owned company. Infrastructures dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Peruvian

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

CCL Arbitration: Italian company vs Peruvian company. Joint Venture dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

 

CCL Arbitration: Peruvian company vs French and Peruvian companies. International Sales dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Peruvian Law

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

 

CCL Arbitration: Peruvian company vs Peruvian company. Real state and damages dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Peruvian Law

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

 

CCL Arbitration: Chilean company vs Peruvian company. Commercial dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Peruvian Law

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

 

CCL Arbitration: Peruvian company vs Peruvian company. Commercial dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Peruvian Law

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

 

Arbitraje CCL: Peruvian company vs Peruvian company. Commercial dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Peruvian Law

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

 

Arbitraje CCL: Peruvian company vs Peruvian company. Commercial dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Peruvian Law

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

 

Amcham Perú Arbitration: Italian company vs Peruvian company. Distribution and pharmaceutical dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

Arbitraje Amcham Perú: Peruvian company vs Peruvian company. M&A Dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Peruvian Law

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

Madrid Court of Arbitration: Spanish company vs Spanish company. Banking dispute.

President of the Tribunal

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Madrid Court of Arbitration: Spanish company vs American company. Distribution agreement dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Madrid Court of Arbitration: Spanish company vs Spanish company. Real State dispute.

Sole Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Madrid Court of Arbitration: Spanish company vs Spanish company. M&A dispute.

Sole Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Spanish Court of Arbitration: Spanish company vs. Spanish company. Construction dispute.

President of the Tribunal

 

Spanish Court of Arbitration: French Joint venture vs Stated owned company. Infrastructures dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Spanish Court of Arbitration: Luxemburgish and German company vs Spanish company. Distribution agreement dispute.

Co Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

Spanish Court of Arbitration: Spanish company vs. Spanish company. Infrastructure dispute.

Sole Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Spanish Court of Arbitration: Spanish company vs. Spanish company. Construction dispute.

Sole Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Spanish Court of Arbitration: Spanish company vs. Spanish company. Construction dispute.

Sole Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Spanish Court of Arbitration: Spanish company vs. Spanish company. Infrastructure dispute.

Sole Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Barcelona Court of Arbitration: Spanish company vs Spanish company. Banking dispute.

Co arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Barcelona Court of Arbitration: Spanish company vs Spanish company. Banking dispute.

Sole Arbitrator

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

COUNSEL

In addition to her main occupation as an independent arbitrator, Elena occasionally acts as co-counsel and consultant in relevant international arbitrations. She also renders legal expert reports and opinions.

As a counsel at Uría Menéndez, Elena represented companies and public entities in complex international arbitration disputes that arose in relation to different economic sectors. She also participated in many corporate and commercial litigation proceedings before the Spanish Courts (First Instance, Commercial, Courts of Appeal, Supreme Court, and Constitutional Court).

During her time at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Elena took part in several international commercial litigation cases before the New York and Los Angeles courts related to (i) the subprime banking crisis; (ii) internet television rights; and (iii) gas price review. Among other assignments, Elena handled requests for Discovery and E-discovery (document production & depositions), wrote briefs to the Courts and participated in jury selection processes.

Some of the most relevant arbitration cases are outlined below:

Consultant in a Lima Chamber of Commerce Arbitration (CCL) in relation to a construction dispute between a Peruvian company and a Spanish company.

Applicable Law: Peruvian Law

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

 

Consultant in an ICC arbitration between a Spanish company and a Portuguese company in relation to an energy dispute.

Applicable Law: Portuguese Law

Seat: Lisbon

Language: English

 

Counsel in an ICC arbitration in relation to a corporate dispute (M&A) in the energy sector between an English company and a Spanish company.

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Counsel in an ICC arbitration in relation to the construction of a combined cycle power plant, between a Spanish company and a Mexican stated owned company.

Applicable Law: Mexican Law

Seat: Paris

Language: Spanish

 

Counsel in an ICC arbitration in relation to a corporate dispute (M&A) in the hotel sector between an English company and a Spanish company.

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Paris

Language: English

 

Counsel in an ICC arbitration in relation to an energy dispute between a Spanish company and an Italian company.

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Paris

Language: English

 

Counsel in an ICC arbitration in relation to a commercial dispute in the entertainment sector between a Mexican company and a Spanish company.

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: New York

Language: Spanish

 

Advisor in an ICDR arbitration in relation to an energy deputy between a US company and a Venezuelan state-owned company.

Applicable Law: New York

Seat: New York

Language: English

 

Counsel in a Madrid Court of Arbitration (CAM) case between a Spanish public company and a Danish company in relation to the construction of a vessel.

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Counsel in a Madrid Court of Arbitration (CAM) case regarding a contractual dispute between two Spanish parties in relation to a pay per view television platform.

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

 

Counsel in a CIMA arbitration in relation to a corporate dispute (M&A) in the hospital sector between an English party and a Spanish party.

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: English

 

Counsel in a CIMA arbitration between two Spanish parties, in relation to a corporate dispute (shareholders agreement) related to the entertainment sector.

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

Counsel in a Spanish Court of Arbitration case between a Spanish public company and a Spanish company in relation to the construction of a vessel.

Applicable Law: Spanish Law

Seat: Madrid

Language: Spanish

AS SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE MADRID COURT OF ARBITRATION

Until December 2015 and for 8 years Elena held the position of Secretary General and General Counsel of the Madrid Court of Arbitration. During that time Elena supervised more than 1,000 domestic and international arbitrations and scrutinized more than 900 awards in a wide range of applicable jurisdictions, languages ​​and laws.

AS TRIBUNAL SECRETARY

Secretary to the Tribunal in a Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) case, in relation to a commercial dispute (the sale of industrial equipment) between a Japanese party and a Korean party.

Applicable Law: Korean

Seat: Seoul

Language: English

 

Secretary to the Tribunal in a CIAM Ecuador case, in relation to a telecommunications dispute between a Chilean investor and a State.

Applicable Law: Ecuadorian

Seat: Quito

Language: Spanish

 

Secretary to the Tribunal in a CCL case in relation to an energy dispute, between a Peruvian company and a state-owned company.

Applicable Law: Peruvian

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

Secretary to the Tribunal in an ad hoc UNICTRAL case in relation to an infrastructure dispute, between a Peruvian company and a state-owned company.

Applicable Law: Peruvian

Seat: Washington

Language: Spanish

 

​Secretary to the Tribunal in an ad hoc UNICTRAL case in relation to an energy dispute, between a Peruvian/Korean joint venture and a state-owned company.

Applicable Law: Peruvian

Seat: Lima

Language: Spanish

 

Secretary to the Tribunal in a Milan Court of Arbitration case in relation to commercial dispute, between a Saudi Arabian company and an Italian company.

Applicable Law: Italian

Seat: Milan

Language: English 

 

Secretary to the Tribunal in an ICC arbitration in relation to corporate dispute in the pharmaceutical sector, between a Swiss company and 18 Latin American parties of different jurisdictions (Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Uruguay and Venezuela).

Applicable Law: Argentinian

Seat: Zurich

Language: English 

 

Secretary to the Tribunal in an ICC arbitration in relation to commercial dispute (the sale of military equipment and vehicles) between a Portuguese party and an Austrian party.

Applicable Law: Portuguese

Seat: Lisbon

Language: English 

 

Secretary to the Tribunal in an ICC arbitration in relation to corporate dispute (M&A) between a Qatari party and a Spanish company.

Applicable Law: Spanish

Seat: Madrid

Language: English