Blas Piñar Guzmán
Professional experience encompassing civil and commercial litigation, including preparation of cassation appeals before the Supreme Court, domestic and international arbitration acting as counsel, arbitrator, and secretary to the tribunal, as well as mediation in corporate disputes. Great experience in commercial law and intellectual property, also on the ground of contractual advice. Advice of clients in various sectors, from technology consulting to the pharmaceutical industry, including energy or telecommunications.
Spanish and English
Law and International Relations Degree from the Pontificia Comillas University (ICADE)
Official Master’s degree in Intellectual Property from the Pontificia Comillas University
Coursing Ph.D. studies at the National Distance University (UNED)
Panelist in the event held by the Spanish Arbitration Club (-40) about 'What should I consider when selecting a mediator?' (16 December 2021)
Knocking on dispute resolution’s door: the ‘Secretary-Mediator’ as a fresh new mediation window in international arbitration. Chapter 1 of "40 under 40 International Arbitration (2021)", ISBN 978-84-1377-439-8, Dykinson 2021, pp. 23-35.
Collective actions under the GDPR: A civil law perspective from Spain. PL&B International, 155, October 2018; escrito con Javier Fernández-Samaniego y Manuela Rojas.
Licensed to practice law in Spain, admitted to the Madrid Bar (No 84094),
Seating as arbitrator of the Madrid Court of Arbitration, the Spanish Arbitration Court, and the Madrid Bar’s Court of Arbitration. Associate of the Madrid Chamber of Commerce’s Court of Arbitration and Mediation Center.
Member of the Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA -40), Young ICCA, ICC-YAF, WIPO ADR Young, and ICDR Young & International. Founding member of Rafael del Pino Arbitrators’ Club
Accredited mediator by the Spanish Ministry of Justice
A conflict resolution specialist in the fields of litigation, arbitration, and mediation, acting as a sole practitioner under the firm §ynderesis legal®.
Before founding §ynderesis legal, I was a senior associate and then Of Counsel in SAMANIEGO Law (2017-2021), as well as an associate and then senior associate in the Commercial & IT and Dispute Resolution Groups of Bird & Bird (International) LLP, based in Madrid (2008-2017).