Gonzalo Ardila

Gonzalo Ardila

Partner
Madrid

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +34 91 349 82 66

Fax +34 91 349 82 01

LanguagesSpanish, English

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

"Supportive at all times”.

Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Gonzalo Ardila is the head of the Litigation and Arbitration practice of the Madrid office. Gonzalo has extensive experience in commercial litigation and domestic and international arbitration, representing clients from the energy, infrastructure and retail sectors. He is also particularly active in the insurance sector.

Gonzalo is well known to his clients for his technical skills, full availability and dedication, in addition to his depth of analysis and attention to detail as a way of planning the most effective strategy for each case and his ability to summarise and easily explain very complex matters in pleadings and hearings.

Gonzalo is a member of the Spanish Arbitration Club and has teaching experience as a Professor of Civil Procedure Law in the Master of Private Law of the Madrid Bar Association and the practicum of ICADE, amongst others. Moreover, Gonzalo is well recognized in directories such as Legal 500 and Expert Guides for Dispute Resolution.

Awards and recognitions

2014, 2019-2021

Recommended for Dispute Resolution
Legal 500 EMEA

2020

Recognised for Commercial Arbitration
Experts Guide

2020

Recognised as “Excellent” for International Arbitration
Leaders League

2016

Ranked in Dispute Resolution (Spain)
Chambers Global

Education and admissions

Education

Law Degree, Universidad de Salamanca, 1999

Representative experience

Counsel representing an international gas production group in legal proceedings against a Spanish electricity production group for price review of a long-term international gas supply contract.*

Counsel representing an international insurance company in legal proceedings brought by a Spanish real estate company claiming more than € 620 million for breach of a complex contract for the outsourcing of its net of commercial agencies in Spain.*

Co-counsel representing an international leader of the textile sector in an ICC arbitration against its shareholder in a joint venture constituted for distribution of products in several countries in Latin America.*

Counsel representing a Spanish Stock Exchange listed construction company against another listed international construction group in an international arbitration for termination of a service contract.*

Counsel representing an Austrian multinational group against a relevant Spanish construction group in an ICC arbitration in relation to the construction of a hydroelectric plant in Latin America.*

Counsel representing two Spanish engineering and construction companies members of a consortium awarded a large engineering project against other members of the consortium in relation to the additional costs arising from the execution of said project.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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