The Firm

The Firm

GALVEZ PASCUAL SLP is a business litigation law firm founded in 2017 by former Judge Josep Galvez. With a combined almost 20 years working on many of the most high-profile complex commercial litigation & arbitration cases, Josep has experience in every facet of high-stakes trial work.

The firm’s Litigation and Arbitration practice is dedicated to the prevention and resolution of complex and/or international disputes resolution, representing clients or assisting the firm’s other practices in their litigation or arbitration work.

The firm is based in Madrid and Barcelona but has also several agreements with legal firms in most of the relevant cities of the world which permits worldwide co- operation.

Our client base is highly diversified, ranging from multinational, foreign and Spanish corporations, through mercantile and investment banks and hedge funds international organisations. Major international law firms, including foreign firms with Madrid or Barcelona offices that have no court experience, regularly ask us to defend the interests of their clients before the Spanish courts.

Galvez Pascual The Office
Our Attorney
Galvez Pascual - Josep Galvez

Josep Gálvez | Partner


Former Judge in commercial and civil courts, Josep Gálvez is the Managing Partner of the Firm. With nearly 20 years of experience in litigation and arbitration matters in a wide range of industries, Josep has an extensive experience in commercial, civil or banking & finance proceedings with focus on M&A and corporate litigation, both as counsel and as arbitrator. Josep advises clients on court and out-of- court disputes, and provides assistance in obtaining finance for litigation and arbitration procedures from global-known Third Party Litigation Funds.


Degree in Law. Pompeu Fabra University.
Judge Competitive Examinations. General Council of the Judiciary. LLM in International Business Law. Esade Law & Business School. Executive Education on M&A. Barcelona School of Management.


International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), France.
Court of Arbitration of Madrid (CAM), Spain.
Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC), Austria.
The Cairo Regional Centre for International Arbitration, Egypt. Istanbul Arbitration Centre (IAC), Turkey.
Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA), Spain.
Prime Dispute Resolution, United Kingdom. Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania.

Previous experience

Judge (Magistrado-Juez). General Council of the Judiciary, Spain Litigation Counsel. Andersen Tax & Legal, Spain.
Legal Counsel (EMEA area). Tui Travel PLC, United Kingdom. Lawyer. Bartolomé & Briones SLP, Spain.