Mercedes Romero

Ontier appoints Mercedes Romero as partner for its litigation area

Ontier has appointed Mercedes Romero (pictured) as a new partner in its litigation and arbitration team. This department, which has been experiencing strong growth in recent years, is now reinforced with the aim of further boosting the international arbitration practice.

Romero Iglesias holds a law degree from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, and a postgraduate degree in international arbitration from the University of London. With a long career of more than 20 years, she has developed her career in law firms such as Pérez-Llorca, or DAC Beachcroft LLP where until now she was partner and head of the Litigation and Arbitration Department.

Mercedes Romero is joined by three other professionals, Antonio Góngora, Lucía Puente and Rafael Montejo, who previously formed part of the DAC Beachcroft LLP team. The former holds a law degree from the Universidad San Pablo CEU in Madrid, a master of law in international dispute resolution from the University of London and a master in business law from the Centro de Estudios Garrigues in Madrid. He has developed an extensive professional career at Pérez-Llorca, Garrigues, Shearman & Sterling and DAC Beachcroft, always in the area of litigation and arbitration.

On the other hand, Puente Rodríguez has a degree in law and journalism from the San Pablo CEU University, and has developed her professional career at Andersen Tax Legal, Pérez-Llorca, and DAC Beachcroft in the Litigation and Arbitration Department.

Finally, Rafael Montejo Rapino has a law degree from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) in Madrid, and began his professional career at Ashurst in the dispute resolutions department and currently at DAC Beachcroft in the litigation and arbitration department.

Irina Wakstein