Carlos Valls

Of Counsel - Attorney at Law

Carlos is an experienced lawyer, partner at Augusta Abogados and advising Giró Martínez as Of Counsel. He is specialized in intellectual property disputes for many years (in particular, Patent Re ...

Carlos is an experienced lawyer, partner at Augusta Abogados and advising Giró Martínez as Of Counsel. He is specialized in intellectual property disputes for many years (in particular, Patent Registration, Brands, Industrial Design, and unfair competition, fundamental rights and data protection), he has combined his professional practice with an active participation in M&A transactions (fundamentally, between industrial or trade companies) and in many cases representing foreign clients interests.

He started his career at Clifford Chance, at their Madrid’s office (1989), becoming a partner and co-founding the Barcelona office in 1993, being manager and the managing partner until 2002. He left Clifford Chance to found his own firm, Iuris Valls Abogados (2003-2013) until the merger with FORNESA ABOGADOS (now Augusta Abogados) in September 2013.

He is a regular speaker at IBA congresse and also contributes to various publications, both Spanish and international.

Carlos was admitted to the Barcelona Bar (1990) where he was elected deputy of the Board (2011-2013) and Head of the Professional Prospectives Commission. He is President of the Associació pel Foment de l’Arbitratge (Association for the Promotion of Arbitration) and Co-Chair of the IBA Professional Ethics Committee. Carlos is also member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIARB) and attends regularly to meetings at the IBA, INTA and AIPLA.

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Qualifications

  • Law Degree - Barcelona University (1987)
  • LLM in International Business Law - London School of Economics LSE (1989)

Languages: Spanish, English, French and Catalan

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Carlos Valls

Of Counsel - Attorney at Law