PARTNER – LITIGATION AND INSOLVENCY ATTORNEY
Hector Sbert is a Spanish commercial litigator specialized in enforcement proceedings, distressed debt settlement, asset tracing & recovery and contentious insolvency. He also has a consolidated experience in cross-border commercial litigation and international arbitration, particularly in the areas of construction, real estate, banking, insurance, M&A, transport and distribution and agency contracts. He provides effective legal guidance in several languages.
Ph.D. in Law from Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona (2008). Executive M.B.A., IESE Business School, University of Navarra (2012). Registered with the Barcelona Commercial Courts as Bankruptcy Receiver (Administrador Concursal). Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London (MCIArb.). Registered as Civil and Commercial Mediator at the Spanish Ministry of Justice.
Spanish Representative of ICC’s FraudNet, the leading worldwide network of lawyers specialized in asset tracing and recovery, according to “Chambers and Partners” (Band 1).
Former Council Member and Former President of the Ethics Commission of the Barcelona Bar Association (2009-2013). Former President of the Insolvency Law Commission at the International Association of Young Lawyers-AIJA (2016-2019). Associate Professor (on leave) of Procedural Law at Pompeu Fabra University and at “Instituto Superior de Derecho y Empresa” in Barcelona.
Author of “La investigación del Patrimonio del ejecutado”, the only book devoted to the comprehensive analysis of civil asset tracing in the Spanish Code of Civil Procedure, as well as of several articles published in specialized legal reviews.
Languages Spanish, English, French, German and Italian.