Insolvency Institute

Jose Carles


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CARLES CUESTA Abogados y Asesores Financieros, S.L.P.
C/ José Abascal, 42,
Madrid, 28003

T. +34915571472


José Carles is a multilingual lawyer admitted to practice in Spain. Co-founder of the Spanish legal boutique CARLES CUESTA Abogados (Chambers & Partners, top 100 law firm worldwide, GRR 100, 2018 and 2019), where he is Co-Head of the area of Business Recovery, Restructuring and Insolvency. Prior to CARLES CUESTA, he worked at Garrigues Restructuring and Insolvency team (Madrid) and UBS Investment Bank (London).

Member of the Advisory Board of the Restructuring and Insolvency Section of Madrid’s Bar Association (Sección de Reestructuraciones e Insolvencias, ICAM), of the Cross-border Corporate Insolvency and Commercial Law Research Group from The City Law School (London) and Co-chair of the Legal Tech & Digital Assets Wing of INSOL Europe. Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and of INSOL International.

Master in Company Law from Centro de Estudios Garrigues and Harvard Law School, BA in Law (ICADE) and BSc in Business Administration (ICADE). Professor in Restructuring and Insolvency law at ICADE, Universidad CEU San Pablo and Centro Universitario Villanueva. Author of articles and reviews in specialist legal journals such as Global Restructuring Review, Eurofenix, International Corporate Rescue, Legal Today or Anuario de Derecho Concursal (Journal on Bankruptcy Law). Frequent panellist in national and international congresses (City Law, INSOL Europe, University of Essex, AIJA, Barra Mexicana, International Insolvency Institute, Goethe University Frankfurt).

He also has extensive experience directing and teaching programmes and seminars in prisons and detention centres aimed at social rehabilitation.

José speaks Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, Catalan and Hebrew.

Honors & Awards:

- "Emerging Leader in Insolvency Practice", American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI 40 under 40, class of 2019)
- "Names to Know in Spain 2020", Global Restructuring Review
- Who's Who Legal (WWL) Litigation 2020. Global Leader. Recommended
- Who's Who Legal (WWL) Restructuring & Insolvency 2021. Global Leader. Recommended
- Who's Who Legal (WWL) Iberia 2021. Global Leader. Recommended

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