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Andrés Álvarez Matilla

Lawyer, consultant and EFA financial advisor

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

He has got a Law degree from Complutense University of Madrid and a member of Madrid Bar Association.

He has developed his professional career both in Spain and in London, acquiring experience as a consultant, analyst and as a lawyer, making him a versatile professional, being an asset of great value in defending the interests of our clients.

Having a great calling for public service, he has served as an Advisor to a parliamentary group in the Madrid Assembly on legal matters of public relevance and also as Legal Deputy Secretary in the Autonomous Community of Madrid of a top-level political party, forming part of the legal team in proceedings with national media coverage.

Due to his social commitment, he collaborates, within the actions of corporate social responsibility, as a practising lawyer in the criminal section of the in-court representation of Madrid Bar Association which allows him to be in direct contact with the reality of legal world every day.

He has spent much of his career in London, in the banking and financial sector, working as a consultant for Goldman Sachs International (Department of Margin Valuations & Pricing Operations, Collateral Management), IHS Markit Ltd (Regulatory & Compliance) or Santander Global Corporate Banking (Fenergo Client Life-Cycle Management).

He is a practising member of Madrid Bar Association, specialized in labor and criminal law, with business experience having been a founder of several business projects (startups) such as Zeus Creative Technologies and Welcome Plus.

Javier Ruiz Blay

Lawyer specialized in Criminal Law

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

He has got a Law degree from Complutense University of Madrid, member of Madrid Bar Association, belongs to the fourth generation of a family of lawyers, amongst which are judges, prosecutors, judicial secretaries and officials of the Supreme Court and National Court.

He has developed all his experience in the criminal field, working in several law firms specialized in this matter in Madrid and Valencia, consolidating a high level of specialization that allows him to function credibly in any situation during the process.

His work is supported by the results he has obtained in matters with national and international media coverage. His participation and management of highly complex matters made him the best junior lawyer in defense of Crimes Against Public Health in the Community of Madrid, and the second at the national level, according to Emerita Legal.

He is proficient in several languages such as Spanish and English. He also knows basic German. Such knowledge in different languages has allowed him to maintain a constant relationship with international organizations.

Diego Fernández López

Legal Assistant

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

From his experience during the last decade in the Echegaray-Abogados Law Firm, of which he is the owner, he has had the opportunity to defend the rights and interests of various international airlines of the STAR ALLIANCE and SKY TEAM alliances, to which he has provided advice and assistance in all areas, especially in Passenger, Consumer and Air Safety procedures.

He has been a practising lawyer since 2005. He has developed his professional activity at the Fernández-Pastrana Abogados Law Firm, where he acquired his knowledge in Administrative Law, especially in Penalty Law and Criminal Law.

He is a member of the Madrid Bar Association, and a graduate of the Complutense University. He is a procedural expert who guarantees an efficient defense before the Courts and the competent Public Administrations, especially before the AESA and other Autonomous Consumer Agencies.

Carlos Sánchez Torralba

Civil and Labor Law Specialist

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

He has got a Law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid. He took Civil Procedural Practice Course and Labor Procedural Practice Course by the Madrid Bar Association. He is also a specialized lawyer in matters of family law and inheritance, contracts, civil liability; as well as in matters related to the workplace and Social Security.