Ignacio Corbera Dale

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  • Catalan
  • English
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  • Italian
  • Spanish

Ignacio Corbera Dale

Partner

Experience:

Ignacio Corbera has pursued his entire professional career at Garrigues, after joining in 1990. Up to February 2011 he was a partner of the Barcelona corporate/commercial law practice. In February 2011 he was appointed partner in charge of the London office, from which he coordinates his clients from the Barcelona office and engagements arising in the London market.

Among other fields, he specializes in M&A, corporate law and commercial contracts, especially with respect to advising international investors with interests in Spain. He has notably participated in transactions (sale and purchase of shares and assets, joint ventures, collaboration and specialization agreements, restructuring, etc.) with an international component, with particular emphasis on English-speaking countries, Italy and Latin America.

Ignacio Corbera is highlighted in the 2012 and 2013 Chambers & Partners (Europe) directories as “a great practical lawyer” and “incredibly responsive in going out of his way to meet our needs” providing an “unbelievable level of service”.

Ignacio is a member of the Barcelona Bar Association and Deputy Director of Seminars of the International Lawyers Association (UIA), having notably participated in the following events:

  • International Lawyers Association (UIA) Congress (Fez, September 2005) - Reporter and speaker at the Contract Law Commission on “How to secure contract performance?
  • International Lawyers Association (UIA) Congress (Salvador de Bahia, November 2006) - Reporter and speaker at the Contract Law Commission on “Outsourcing, Offshoring, Subcontracting and alternative Alliance Techniques”
  • International Lawyers Association (UIA) Contract Law Commission Seminar (Belgrade, April 2008) - Reporter on “Postcontractual Undertakings in Distribution Agreements”
  • International Lawyers Association (UIA) Contract Law Commission Seminar (Valencia, March 2009) – Reporter and speaker on “Agency, Distribution and Franchising Agreements in China”
  • International Lawyers Association (UIA) Congress (Seville, November 2009) - Reporter and speaker at the
    International Sale of Goods Commission on “Application of the Vienna Convention by the Spanish Courts”
  • International Lawyers Association (UIA) International Sale of Goods Commission Seminar (Dakar, February 2010) - Reporter and speaker on “Recouvrement de créance et voies d’exécution: le modèle OHADA face aux expériences non africaines. L’exemple européen (Espagne)”
  • International Lawyers Association (UIA) Congress (Istanbul, November 2010) - Reporter and speaker at the
    International Sale of Goods Commission on “Fundamental Breach under the CISG” and at the International Negotiation for Lawyers Commission on “The Role of the Lawyer as a Negotiator”.
  • International Lawyers Association (UIA) International Sale of Goods Commission Seminar (Antwerp, January 2011) - Reporter and speaker on “Cross Border Distribution in General: Choosing the Right Contract”.
  • International Lawyers Association (UIA) Congress (Miami, November 2011) - Speaker at the International Sale of Goods Commission on “Sphere of application and issues excluded from the CISG”.
  • International Lawyers Association (UIA) Contract law Commission (Tel Aviv, March 2012) - Reporter and speaker on “Drafting a Shareholders Agreement for a Joint Venture Company”.
  • International Lawyers Association (UIA) International Sales of Goods and Contract law Commissions Seminar (Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 2013) – Reporter and speaker on “Fundamental Breach under the CISG”.

He has also combined his professional career at Garrigues with collaboration on postgraduate courses at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), the Barcelona Bar Association (Master’s Degree program in Business Law) and the International Law Program at EAE-Escuela de Administración de Empresas, an educational institution attached to Universitat Politècnica de Barcelona.

Academic background:

Degree in Law, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.

Postgraduate studies in European Law, College of Europe (Bruges-Belgium).

Publications:

Co-author of the chapter on Spain in “European Cross-Border Mergers and Reorganisations” published by Oxford University Press (2012).

Member of the Pro-Bono Committee appointed by the International Trade Centre (Joint Agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization) to create model commercial contracts (April 2009).