Javier García-Bermejo Hidalgo

Associate, Madrid



Javier is an associate in the Disputes Department of the Madrid office. 

Javier focuses his practice on commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings (both domestic and international) and has broad experience advising in pre-litigious and contentious scenarios in Spain and Latin America.

Bars and Courts
Madrid Bar
Double Degree in Law and Economics
Universidad Carlos III of Madrid
Master in Legal Practice
Universidad Carlos III of Madrid

ISDE (Law Business School)

Exchange year
Université Catholique de Louvain
Superior Arbitration Course, CIArb and CIAMEN


Javier's representative experience includes assistance to: 

  • A real estate company in a commercial arbitration against various financial institutions for the alleged breach of certain duties under an SLA agreement*.
  • Globalvia in various court proceedings for the control of Itínere Infraestructuras, including an extraordinary appeal filed before the Spanish Supreme Court*. 
  • A civil and engineering construction company in an ICC arbitration against a subcontractor for the breach of an agreement for the turnkey engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning in Guatemala*.
  • A construction company in the pre-arbitration negotiations related to a contractual dispute with the plant owner for the breach of a New York-law governed agreement for the design, build and reparation for a headrace water tunnel in Panama*.
  • A leading company in the Spanish electricity sector in a LCIA arbitration regarding the costs incurred in the shipping of liquefied natural in accordance with a New York-law governed long-term sale and purchase agreement*.
  • A Spanish construction company on the application for interim measures and subsequent arbitration proceedings against a Danish multinational engineering company in relation to a Swiss-law governed agreement for the mechanical erection of a fabric filter installation and other related equipment*.
  • An Australian company in a cross-border dispute involving both arbitral and judicial proceedings regarding a construction contract*.
  • A multinational company in a significant claim for damages for unfair competition*.
  • A Spanish multinational electric utility company in an extraordinary appeal filed before the Spanish Supreme Court regarding a significant claim for damages resulting from a power cut*. 
  • A Latin American State in a PCA investment arbitration against a Spanish investor in a dispute related to the termination of a concession of transport services*.
  • Various investment funds and other financial entities in Martinsa Fadesa, Reyal Urbis and Fagor insolvency proceedings*.
  • A syndicate of funds and banks in the pre-insolvency and insolvency scenario of an international toy, clothing, video game and baby-product retailer*.

(*) Experience prior to joining White & Case LLP