Marcos Soberón

Local Partner, Madrid



Marcos is a Local Partner in the Disputes Department of the Madrid office.

His experience extends to a broad range of contentious situations, including civil, commercial and competition litigations and national and international arbitrations. Marcos also has significant experience working abroad and he has played a central role in several high-profile litigation scenarios before foreign Courts.

Bars and Courts
Madrid Bar
Degree in Law
Universidad de Cantabria
Master's Degree
Centro de Estudios Garrigues
Legal and economic courses
Georgetown University

Harvard University



Recent significant experience* includes advising:

  • Apple on a collective claim brought by a consumer association in Spain and against several collective actions in other countries*.
  • Globalvia in various court proceedings for the control of Itínere Infraestructuras, including an extraordinary appeal filed before the Spanish Supreme Court*. 
  • One of the biggest mining companies in two litigations before the English High Court, one of which listed between the main twenty English disputes of the year*.
  • Nestlé España on multiple antitrust damage claims filed by milk producers in the context of the CNMC's Industrias Lácteas 2 file*.
  • An Ibex 35 corporate in the telecommunications sector in relation to a claim before the English High Court*.
  • A real estate company in a commercial arbitration against various financial institutions for the alleged breach of certain duties under an SLA agreement*.
  • 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*.
  • 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*.
  • Various investment funds and other financial entities in Martinsa Fadesa, Reyal Urbis and Fagor insolvency proceedings*.

* Experience prior to joining White & Case