Mr Luis Briones > Ramón y Cajal Abogados > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Ramón y Cajal Abogados
28010 MADRID

Work Department

Litigation, insolvency and arbitration.




Luis joined the Firm as Head Partner of Litigation in the Barcelona office in February 2012. He has extensive experience providing legal advice, as well as representing defendants in judicial and arbitration proceedings in civil and commercial law. He has been a key figure in litigation for more than fifteen years, acting in civil court in all its sections.

Luis also regularly participates in arbitration proceedings before various Spanish national courts, including the Madrid Civil and Mercantile Arbitration Court (CIMA), the Barcelona Arbitration Court (TAB) and the Arbitration Court of the Madrid Bar Association (Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid).

He is also highly experienced in advising on franchising networks, both from contractual and procedural standpoints, and has been involved in several judicial proceedings on this matter.




Barcelona Bar Association.


Law Degree, Universidad San Pablo CEU (1996).


Luis has participated in various seminars on construction law in the legal practice masters programme of the Barcelona Bar Association (Colegio de la Abogacía de Barcelona) as well as in the Course on Technical Sales Consultants given by the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Restructuring and insolvency

Noted for its solid expertise in representing both creditors and debtors, Ramón y Cajal Abogados‘ practice has an excellent track record in handling debt restructurings, refinancing agreements, creditors’ rights and board liability issues. The team is also sought after for its strength in acting as court-appointed insolvency administrators. Javier Menchén heads the restructuring side of the practice, in which Amado Giménez and Cándido Pérez are key contacts; Ramón Fernández-Aceytuno takes the lead on insolvency matters, supported by Carmen Fernández-Hontoria and Luis Briones.

Spain > Dispute resolution

The ‘multidisciplinary team with proven experience’ at Ramón y Cajal Abogados is appreciated for its ‘constant communication and availability‘. The firm stands out in particular for its track record in financial litigation, where it acts for leading domestic banks before the Spanish courts and the European Court of Justice. Companies in the construction, engineering, energy and retail sectors also seek the team’s representation in breach of contract, unfair competition and shareholder disputes, among other matters. Ramón Fernández-Aceytuno and Luis Briones jointly lead the sizeable team; Fernández-Aceytuno counts insolvency, pre-insolvency and business restructuring processes among his areas of expertise, and Briones complements his broad litigation and arbitration practice with niche expertise in franchising. ‘Excellent lawyersCarmen Fernández-Hontoria and Luis Carnicero are highlighted for their ‘very high technical quality‘. Ana Fernández, Fernando Manzanedo and senior associate Santiago González-Enciso are also noted.