Ana Ribó has spent most of her legal career at the firm.
She specialises in Litigation and Insolvency.
Her practice covers all aspects of civil, commercial and corporate litigation, involving among others unfair competition, contractual disputes (claims arising from distribution, agency, franchise, engineering, financial, M&A and joint venture agreements), shareholder disputes and directors’ liability. She is experienced at handling complex proceedings, including those with foreign elements, such as litigation between companies from different countries and enforcement of foreign judgments.
With her wide experience in arbitration, both as arbitrator and as counsel for the parties, she has been selected by European Legal Expert as a highly recommended litigation and arbitration lawyer. Chambers Global 2010 recommends Ana Ribó in Dispute Resolution “for her excellent ability to define strategies that result in successful litigation”.
She also has broad experience in insolvency proceedings as counsel for debtors and creditors and as a receiver.
Law Degree, Universitat de Barcelona.
Master of Law (LLM) in Commercial Law, London University.
Diploma in Arbitration Law, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
Spanish, English and Catalan
Barcelona Bar Association
The Supreme Court recently analysed the differences between compensatory and punitive penalty clauses in lease agreements and established the requirements for the latter to be valid. The court also ruled that a punitive penalty clause's amount cannot be reduced simply because the lessor enters into a new lease agreement immediately after recovering possession of the commercial premises.