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Jorge Sánchez

Jorge Sánchez

Partner

CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo
Paseo de Gracia 85
08008 Barcelona
Spain
Languages Spanish, English, French, German

Jorge Sánchez is a Partner of the TMC and Dispute Resolution departments at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo in Barcelona, specialising in public law and dispute resolution. He also possesses vast expertise in the telecommunications sector, having held the roles of Secretary of the Telecommunications Market Commission and Coordinator of the Legal Advisory Services Agreement entered into by said Commission and the State Attorneys' Office.

As a former Senior State Attorney for Catalonia, he has represented the State in key civil, criminal and judicial review proceedings and possesses ample experience in regulatory law, public procurement, competition law, taxation and urban planning. Sánchez's other former roles include State Attorney for the High Court of Justice of Catalonia, Member of the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Barcelona and Secretary of the Advisory Council and Executive Committee of the CELLS consortium responsible for the operation of the Alba synchrotron radiation facility.

At international level, Jorge worked for over four years as a Lawyer at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg, where he was able to gain experience in some of EU law’s key areas, namely regulated sectors (pharmaceutical, energy, telecommunications), public procurement, patents and brands.

In 2018 he was named a Star Lawyer in Acritas’ Independently Rated Lawyers category.

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"Jorge Sánchez is one of the greatest lawyers in Spain".

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Relevant experience

  • Jorge has provided advice on highly-complex regulatory affairs and momentous projects in the technology and regulated sectors. Moreover, he has represented leading multinational companies in intricate dispute resolution cases heard before the courts and arbitration tribunals.
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Education

  • 1996 - Degree in Taxation, Legal School, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain).
  • 1996 - Degree in Business Science, Centro de Estudios Universitarios San Pablo CEU, Madrid (Spain).
  • 1995 - Graduate of Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain).
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Lectures list

  • Lecturer for the Foundation for Research in Law and Business (FIDE) since 2008.
  • Lecturer at Universitat Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona.
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