Cremades confirms promotions

Cremades y Asociados has confirmed the appointment of José María López Useros to the partnership and Rodrigo Cortés is promoted to of counsel

Cremades y AsociadosCremades y Asociados has confirmed the promotion of two of its lawyers. José María López Useros (pictured left) joins the partnership, the 7th partner at the firm, and Rodrigo Cortés (pictured right) is promoted to of counsel.

“Our desire as a firm is to promote internally the best talent,” explains Bernardo Cremades Junior. “The partners were delighted to nominate José María to also actively participate in the management of the firm as a partner after fifteen years working together. We also value Rodrigo’s experience in the Arbitration area, key for the firm, for this promotion to of counsel.

José María López Useros, partner, holds a degree in Law from the University Complutense of Madrid and a Master’s in Business Legal Advice from IE Law School. He joined B. Cremades y Asociados in 2006 developing his activity in Commercial and International Arbitration. In 2020 he was promoted to of counsel in recognition of his work and professionalism. López Useros focuses on Procedural Law, has a professional experience of more than 18 years, assuming the legal direction in all the Instances of the State (Courts of First Instance, Commercial Courts, Provincial Courts, Superior Courts of Justice, Supreme Court and Constitutional Court) and in all kinds of Civil, Commercial and Contentious-Administrative proceedings. His areas of expertise are Construction, Engineering, Energy & Natural Resources, Banking, Transportation, Real Estate and Corporate.

Rodrigo Cortés, of counsel, holds a degree in Law from the Autonomous University of Madrid. He joined B. Cremades & Asociados in 2007. He has developed his activity mainly in the field of Commercial Arbitration under the regulations of various international institutions (CCI, LCIA, TAS-CAS, CAM), as well as in legal proceedings before the different courts in matters related to Arbitration (enforcement and annulment of awards, judicial appointments of arbitrators and precautionary measures. Cortés has also intervened in various Arbitration matters and before the different judicial instances mainly in matters of regulated sectors and contractual breaches, claims of quantity, data protection, regulated sectors, construction and hospitality. His specialisations are: Litigation; Commercial Arbitration; Sports Arbitration; Investment Arbitration and Arbitration of FIDIC construction.

Michael Heron