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Paloma Castro Hernández

Senior Legal Counsel

Paloma joined Deminor as a Spanish-qualified lawyer in 2022.

Main tasks

  • Assessment of litigation funding opportunities in international arbitration and commercial litigation.
  • Promoting and managing Spanish and Latin American cases in the three core business areas of Deminor: Investment Recovery, Antitrust Damages and Commercial Litigation.

Previous work experience

  • In-house Counsel, Legal Operations Department, Tecnicas Reunidas, Madrid (Spain), 2020-2022.
  • Lawyer, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Litigation and Arbitration department, Madrid (Spain), 2019-2020.
  • Lawyer, Pérez-Llorca, Litigation and Arbitration department, Madrid (Spain), 2015-2019.

Education

  • Master’s in Legal Practice, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid (Spain), 2013-2015.
    Bachelor´s Degree in Law, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid (Spain), 2009-2013.

Publications

  • “Waivers of Sovereign Immunities in Enforcement Proceedings and the 1958 NY Convention” (Wolters Kluwer. February 2019).
  • “Awaiting a decision on the compatibility of Investor-Sate dispute settlement with EU Law” (IBA Arbitration Newsletter. February 2018).
  • Contributor to “Principios básicos de la Ley Española de Arbitraje” (Thomson Reuters – Aranzadi, 1st ed. 2019).
  • Contributor to “Código de Arbitraje” (Thomson Reuters – Aranzadi, 1st ed. 2018).

Additional information

  • Coach of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Team for the Moot Madrid (13th and 14th edition).
  • Professor in Private Contracts, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (2019) and Universidad Pontificia de Comillas – ICADE (2020).
  • Nova 111 List Spain: included in the list as one of the top 10 professionals under 35 with the highest potential in the category of Legal Services.
Languages
  • Spanish (native).
  • English (advanced).

Paloma Castro Hernández

Senior Legal Counsel

Main tasks
  • Assessment of litigation funding opportunities in international arbitration and commercial litigation.
  • Promoting and managing Spanish and Latin American cases in the three core business areas of Deminor: Investment Recovery, Antitrust Damages and Commercial Litigation.
Previous work experience
  • In-house Counsel, Legal Operations Department, Tecnicas Reunidas, Madrid (Spain), 2020-2022.
  • Lawyer, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Litigation and Arbitration department, Madrid (Spain), 2019-2020.
  • Lawyer, Pérez-Llorca, Litigation and Arbitration department, Madrid (Spain), 2015-2019.
Education
  • Master’s in Legal Practice, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid (Spain), 2013-2015.
    Bachelor´s Degree in Law, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid (Spain), 2009-2013.
Publications
  • “Waivers of Sovereign Immunities in Enforcement Proceedings and the 1958 NY Convention” (Wolters Kluwer. February 2019).
  • “Awaiting a decision on the compatibility of Investor-Sate dispute settlement with EU Law” (IBA Arbitration Newsletter. February 2018).
  • Contributor to “Principios básicos de la Ley Española de Arbitraje” (Thomson Reuters – Aranzadi, 1st ed. 2019).
  • Contributor to “Código de Arbitraje” (Thomson Reuters – Aranzadi, 1st ed. 2018).
Additional information
  • Coach of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Team for the Moot Madrid (13th and 14th edition).
  • Professor in Private Contracts, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (2019) and Universidad Pontificia de Comillas – ICADE (2020).
  • Nova 111 List Spain: included in the list as one of the top 10 professionals under 35 with the highest potential in the category of Legal Services.
Languages
  • Spanish (native).
  • English (advanced).