Inigo Coello de Portugal

Inigo Coello de Portugal

Inigo Coello de Portugal

Professional Experience

  • 1989 – 1990 Spanish Government Attorney (Abogado del Estado)
  • 1989 – 2009 Jurist at the Spanish Council of State (Letrado del Consejo de Estado)
  • 1997 – 1999 Partner at “Ariño & Asociados”.
  • 1999 – 2003 Legal Managing-Partner at “BDO AUDIBERIA” (5th. Biggest Auditing Firm in the World and in Spain).
  • 2003 – 2005 Partner at “Pedro Mejías y Asociados”.
  • 2005 – 2008 Partner at “CUATRECASAS, ABOGADOS”.
  • 2008 – Today Founder of “COELLO DE PORTUGAL, Abogados”.
  • 2009 – Today Senior Jurist at the Spanish Council of State (Letrado Mayor del Consejo de Estado)

Columnist (Economic Press)

He writes regularly since 1991 in the Spanish Economic Journal “EXPANSIÓN” where he has publishe up to now 189 ARTICLES. He has sat at the BOARD OF ADVISORS of this Journal since 2009 until 2011.


  • 1991 – 1993 Professor at the “MARSHALL WYTHE SCHOOL OF LAW”, (“William & Mary” College. Virgina, USA). Madrid’s Campus. “European Civil Rights”.
  • 1990 – 1994 Professor at the “ESCUELA DE PRÁCTICA JURÍDICA” (Complutense University of Madrid). Real Estate Law.
  • 1996 – 1998 Honorary Professor at the UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID (Administrative Law).
  • 1996 – 2000 Professor a the INSTITUTO DE EMPRESA, Master of Laws, Tax Advising.

Corporate and Commercial, Insurance and Reinsurance, Mediation, Real Estate

I am a Member of the following Arbitral Pannels:
Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid (Madrid Bar).
Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid (Madrid’s Chamber Of Commerce).
Corte Española de Arbitraje (Spanish Chamber Of Commerce).
DIS (Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtbarkeit).
Fundación Notarial Signum (Public Notaries Court in Spain).

1980 Master of Laws (LL.M. Universidad de Santiago de Compostela)
1984 Master of Catholic Theology (M. Th. Universidad de Navarra)
1985 Doctor of Catholic Theology (D.D. Universidad de Navarra)
1986 Doctor of Laws (LL.D. Universidad de Navarra)

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