Jesús Avezuela is of counsel in the Corporate Practice Group in the Madrid office. He was previously a partner of the regulatory, administrative and competition practice at a global accounting firm from 2015-2018. Prior to that, he was the partner in charge of the public law department and managing partner of the Madrid office of a Spanish law firm from 2005-2015. Between 1999 and 2005, he held various positions of responsibility in a number of financial institutions.

    Jesús is counsel to the State Council, appointed by Resolution of 23 December 1998 (BOE of 31 December 1998). He is currently in an administrative role compatible with professional practice. He has also been a lecturer in administrative law at Centro Universitario Villanueva, affiliated with the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, since 2012, and was a lecturer in administrative law at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos from 1999-2012. Jesús is a professor accredited by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation in Spain (ANECA).

    He has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2009 and recommended in the Public and Urban Law area in international directories, including Chambers and The Legal 500.

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    • Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Law , Ph.D., 2009
    • German Marshall Fund, Washington DC, Fellowship, 2001
    • Universidad de Valencia, Law Degree, 1994
    • Georgetown University, Public Law Training


    • Madrid, 1997

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • General Director, Paul VI Foundation
    • Member, the Sport Administrative Tribunal
    • Academic Member of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation, from April 2016
    • Trustee, foundations such as Fundación Pablo VI, Fundación Ciudadanía y Valores or the Fundación de Estudios Internationales
    • Lecturer, schools such as Instituto de Empresa, Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) and Master for Access to the Legal Profession at the CEU San Pablo University
    • Member of the Civil and Commercial Court of Arbitration
    • Co-chair of the Leadership Development Programme Advisory Committee and the Spanish Selection Committee of the German Marshall Fund


    • Spanish
    • English
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