In his over 30 years of professional legal experience José María Beneyto Pérez has practiced in the areas of Corporate law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Competition law and European Union law. Throughout his professional career he has counselled more than one hundred larger acquisitions and restructurings of companies in many different sectors (transportation, energy, telecommunications, defence, infrastructure and construction, media, health, distribution, industrial equipment, financial services). Areas of work have included joint ventures, corporate and commercial law and Corporate Governance. He has been a member of the Board of several multinational companies.
In the area of Competition and EU law, José María Beneyto Pérez has represented multinationals and Spanish undertakings in cases before the European Commission, the European Court of Justice, the Spanish Competition authorities and other national antitrust authorities. Among other publications in the fields of European law, he is the editor of a 2-volume treatise on Competition law and of a 12-volume treatise on European law and policies. He has been recognized as a “Leading lawyer” in his areas of expertise by professional publications.
José María Beneyto Pérez is Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Professor of International Public and European Law and Jean Monnet Chair at the University San Pablo CEU in Madrid. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal “Arbitraje. Revista de Arbitraje Comercial y de Inversiones”, a leading arbitration journal in Spain and Latin America, which is published three times a year, and theManaging Director of the Centre for International Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation (CIAMEN), a Spanish academic institution on ADR based in Madrid.