Francisco Manuel Serrano Osobliwa

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  • Spanish
  • English

Francisco Manuel Serrano Osobliwa



Francisco M. Serrano is a partner in the Litigation and Arbitration Department at Garrigues, where he has pursued almost his entire professional career. He has a wealth of experience in domestic civil and commercial litigation and arbitration and is specialized in international arbitration, above all handling disputes conducted in English.
His extensive experience of international arbitration proceedings before the most prestigious institutions, above all in Europe (such as the CCI, the LCIA, the Zurich Chamber of Commerce, etc.), has placed him at the forefront of the Firm’s international arbitration practice.

He has taken part in some of recent years’ most high-profile cases at Garrigues, above all of a contractual nature, advising and defending clients in the industrial, construction, shipping, automobile, hotel and pharmaceutical sectors, to name but a few. He can also boast broad-ranging experience in cases of unfair competition and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and awards.

He lectures on the Master’s Degree in Business Law at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Since 2010, he has also taught on the Master’s Degree in Energy Law offered by Club Español de la Energía and has spoken at seminars and conferences at an array of specialist centers (IBA, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, etc.).

Francisco M. Serrano is a member of the Madrid Bar Association and belongs to the Spanish Arbitration Club.




Academic background:

Degree in Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (C.E.U. San Pablo).

MA in International and Comparative Business Law, London Guildhall University (today the London Metropolitan University).