SLJ Abogados > Madrid, Spain > Firm Profile

SLJ Abogados
Hermosilla, 22
Planta 1ºC
28001 Madrid

Spain > Dispute resolution Tier 4

The team at SLJ Abogados focuses on civil and commercial litigation, handling disputes arising from M&A, joint ventures, business groupings, and conflicts between companies and their shareholders. Its client roster includes several multinationals across diverse sectors such as hospitality, banking, private equity, and technology. The team is well versed in arbitration proceedings, and frequently represents corporate entities, governments, and financial institutions in both Spanish and international cases. Daniel Jiménez, who leads the practice, is hailed by clients as a ‘top-class litigator with experience in high-value international litigation‘. Other noteworthy include corporate law specialist Carlota Sánchez Pego and Yu Guan, who advises on both litigation and pre-litigation phases.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Jiménez

Other key lawyers:


‘The team at SLJ Abogados have an outstanding dispute resolution practice; we have engaged them to provide expert advice on key risks and merits of litigation.’

‘Daniel Jiménez takes the time to understand the risks of litigation from a commercial perspective and has been adeptly able to identify solutions to mitigate risks. He has a broad understanding of the business drivers and how these integrate with the Spanish legal system, this has provided immeasurable value when assessing litigation from a funders perspective.’

‘Daniel Jiménez is a top-class litigator with experience of high-value international litigation and a strong ethos of client care.’

‘Daniel Jiménez is an all-round proceduralist (since he knows countless industries/sectors) and a three-sword when it comes to litigating in Spain. ’

‘Excellent team for criminal cases involving fraudulent bankruptcies or civil cases involving damage claims.’

‘Daniel Jiménez is a great lawyer who perfectly handles both civil cases and criminal cases, which is unusual in the sector. At the same time, Daniel stands out for his strategic analysis and excellent negotiation skills.’

‘Great litigators, with exhaustive preparation of cases and a very reliable knowledge of the legal system. The relationship is very simple and direct, adapting to the client’s needs.’

Key clients

UBS Bank

Hewlett Packard

Meliá Hotels International



KKR Funds


Varde Partners

Globalia Corporacion

Orhard Global


Magnetar Capital

Nevasco Marketing

Augusta Ventures

Globalia Corporación

Hainai Taimei Air Stock Co. Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Obtained an important victory for the bondholders (Pimco, Anchorage and Algebris) in criminal and civil actions being exercised before the Spanish National Court in relation to the resolution of Banco Popular and its sale to Banco Santander.
  • Represented JJH in the proceedings against two company directors.
  • Representing Meliá Hotels International in a dispute over the reduction of rent of the Meliá Madrid Chamartín Hotel due to Covid-19 economic effects.

SLJ Abogados is a boutique law firm specialized in complex litigation for high value cases. We have vast experience advising clients on cases which require international and multijurisdictional legal advice. We work with some of the most prestigious litigation firms in the world. The firm’s managing partner, Daniel Jimenez, is a former head of Ashurst’s Madrid litigation and arbitration department in Madrid.

Department Name Email Telephone
DR Daniel 917814756
Photo Name Position Profile
Daniel Jiménez photo Mr Daniel Jiménez
Office Head : Ana Pislaru

American Bar Association
IR Global
Colegio de la Abogacia de Madrid