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Law and Economics Degree. Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao (2000).
Master in Corporate Legal Advice (LLM) Instituto de Empresa (2008).
Between 2001 and 2007 she prepared to sit the public competitive examination to join the Judicial and Fiscal Careers (2001-2007).
Esther started her career as a lawyer at Uría Menéndez in February 2009 and worked for such law firm until June 2014. Throughout such time, her professional practice focused on the Litigation and Arbitration Practice Area.
In September 2014 Esther joined Mavens, thus becoming part of the Firm´s Litigation Team, where she advises mainly on civil and commercial disputes. She is actively involved in both litigious and non-litigious proceedings, mainly in the following areas:
- Private law generally, and real estate, contract, and tort law in particular, including product liability.
- Litigation arising from construction contracts and liability for construction defects, general contractual terms and unfair clauses in banking contracts, and the breach of contracts for the sale and purchase of companies and warranties for hidden liabilities.
- Advising financial entities on the enforcement of in rem and personal guarantees for the recovery of credits, sale of loan portfolios, and proceedings regarding the validity and breach of banking agreements.
- Insolvency proceedings: claw-back actions.
- Inheritance law
She also advises on economic criminal law, especially, in misappropriation, fraud, criminal insolvency and corporate offences and conflicts between shareholders of a criminal nature.
Additionally, she has wide experience in advising companies pertaining to several sectors in the design and implementation of compliance programs and legal risk assessment systems. She is in fact a regular professor at the Center of Studies of the Madrid Bar Association, and a lecturer at the Center of Studies of the Valencia, La Coruña Oviedo, Santander and San Sebastián Bar Association.
HONOURS AND AWARDS:
Best Lawyers 2021
Member of the Valencia Bar Association (2008).