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SLJ Abogados
Hermosilla, 22
Planta 1ºC
28001 Madrid

Spain > Dispute resolution Tier 5

Highly regarded boutique firm SLJ Abogados acts with ‘enormous experience, independence and energy‘ in civil and commercial litigation, as well as arbitration. Domestic and international companies operating in the hospitality, natural resources, transport and education sectors seek the team’s advice and representation in high-value cases, and the firm is also a popular choice for international law firms looking for Spanish counsel. Daniel Jimenez is highly regarded by clients; he leads the team, which is ‘remarkably knowledgeable on both complex and emerging issues‘. Carlota Sánchez Pego and Yu Guan are also noted.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Jiménez

Other key lawyers:


‘The team is remarkably knowledgeable on both complex and emerging issues. They are not afraid to take a firm position on a matter as well as present us with constructive alternatives to help us meet our business objectives. They effectively spot the key issues, clearly articulate the relevant legal or statutory framework and potential outcomes of whatever legal concern, dispute or litigation that we are considering. SLJ Abogados is the firm that we rely on first and foremost for all of our legal needs in Spain.’

‘They are a litigation firm, specialised in the resolution of conflicts both in the jurisdictional route and through negotiation or mediation. With enormous experience, independence and energy. I’d mention Daniel Jimenez.’

‘This office has a lot of experience in procedural matters and affordable rates. Very attentive to the needs of our company and understanding of the business. Very fast and effective.’

‘Their closeness: They accompany the client throughout the processing of the matter, getting involved in the problem as if it were their own. Transparency before starting: They propose a complete legal strategy estimating all the costs associated with the matter, as well as the chances of success.’

‘The firm has extensive experience in litigation, especially in the criminal field. They can combine civil/commercial actions with criminal ones with teams with proven experience in both matters.’

‘Daniel Jiménez is a benchmark as a litigator.’

‘The founding partner (Daniel Jiménez), is always involved in every meeting and we do appreciate this attitude. We also work with Carlota Sánchez-Pego and Yu Guan, both very proactive and consistent lawyers.’

‘Daniel Jiménez is our key contact: His judgement is impeccable and his guidance thoughtful and supported. This gives us complete trust and confidence in making our business decisions.’

Key clients

UBS Bank

Hewlett Packard

Meliá Hotels International



KKR Funds


Natural Mining Resources

Globalia Corporacion

Santa Lucía Seguros


Magnetar Capital

Nevasco Marketing

Filos Consulting


Work highlights

  • Filed a petition requesting the insolvency proceeding for Natural Mining Resources, whose debt amounted to more than €100m.
  • Advised automotive company Vauste in a proceeding initiated against Quantum Capital Partners Fund, accused of having kept €10.5m that should have been invested in Vauste.
  • Acting for Meliá Hotels International against Meridia Capital Fund regarding a dispute over the reduction of rent of the Meliá Madrid Chamartín Hotel because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.

DR Danieldaniel.jimenez@sljabogados.com917814756
Daniel Jiménez photoMr Daniel Jiménez
Office Head : Ana Pislaru

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