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Click here to enlarge.   Clifford J. HENDEL IAI Member   
Hendel IDR
Calle Barceló, 15 – 5º Izq.
28004 Madrid
Tel: +34.91.685.9195 (Office)
Tel: +34.629.825.778 (Cell)

Languages   English (native); Spanish, French (fluent)
Nationality   USA, France
Bar Admission   New York - 1985
Solicitor, England & Wales - 1995
Paris - 1996
Madrid - 2000
Education   Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) (LLM in Global Sports Law – 2013); University of Connecticut (JD - 1983); Wesleyan University (BA - 1979)
Adjunct Professor (International Contracts) – Instituto de Empresa Law School, Madrid ; Guest Lecturer (International Arbitration in the Context of mergers and acquisitions and Project Finance Transactions) - Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Madrid
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the Rules of the ICC, LCIA, CAS, BAT and various Spanish and sports related-arbitral institutions
as Counsel  
Domestic and international arbitration proceedings under the Rules of the ICC, LCIA, Corte de Arbitraje de la Cámara Oficial de Comercio e Industria de Madrid and Corte Civil y Mercantil de Arbitraje (energy, construction, contractual, mergers and acquisitions and telecommunications matters)
Relating to  
• "Jurisdiction of the CAS – The Basics," ABA Journal, Vol. I, Apr. 2017

• "The Energy Charter Treaty and the Spanish Renewable Energy Awards," in The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review 185 (B. Legum ed., 1st ed. 2016)

• "Spain," in Arbitration World (Thomson Reuters, 5th ed. 2015)

• "Ambassadorial Reflections," in Young Arb. Rev. No. 15 (Oct. 2014)

• "The Past, Present and Future of Commercial Mediation in Iberia in a Nutshell – A Jurídico-Cultural Perspective," IBA Mediation Newsletter, Vol. 9(1), Oct. 2013

• "Developments in Spanish Company Arbitration," IBA Arbitration Newsletter, Vol. 18(2), Sept. 2013

• "Confidence/Confidence – Reflections on Alternate Dispute Resolution in Iberia (From the Other Side of Under 40)," Young Arb. Rev. No. 8 (Jan. 2013)

• "Dispute Resolution/Forum Selection Clause – What Corporate Counsel Should Keep in Mind," NYSBA, Vol. 30(3), Dec. 2012 (with E. Sevila)

• "Arbitration in Spain: Recent Legislative and Jurisprudential Developments," LCIA Newsletter, Vol. 17(2), 2012

• "Perspectives on Three Recent Annulment Decisions from Spain – Is Where You Stand Determined by Where You Sit?," 28(2) Arb. Int'l. 343 (2012)

• "Witness Conferencing Involving Witnesses of Fact in International and Domestic Arbitration: An Idea Whose Time Has Not Yet Come?," IBA Arbitration Newsletter, Winter 2011

• "Arbitration in Spain: Leaving the 'Black List' Behind," International Litigation Quarterly, ABA Section of Litigation, January 2011

• "Third Party Funding," Spain Arb. Rev. No. 9 at 67 (2010) and New York International Chapter News, Winter 2010, Vol. 15, No. 2

• "Transnational Litigation and International Arbitration: Cross-Cultural Reflections," 35(1) International Law News, ABA Section of International Law (Winter 2006)

• Regular contributor to Kluwer Arbitration Blog (July 2017) and founding co-moderator of ITAFOR, Spanish-language listserve focusing on Latin America commercial arbitration
with France  
Practiced in Paris (1992-96)

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