Jordi Ruiz De Villa



PhoneBarcelona: +34 934 150 088
Madrid: + 34 915 757 053



Jordi Ruiz De Villa

Main Focus

Partner at the Distribution and Franchising Department and Dispute Resolution Department, he has developed his professional career in the field of Securities Litigation, Commercial Distribution and Franchising and since 1988 he has been advising international corporations and Spanish enterprises. He is also an specialist in Banking Litigation and he has been advising clients, professional investors or retail clients in conflicts against financial entities, in the phase of settlement and in the litigation phase.



Catalan, Spanish, English & French



Master degree on Financial & Tax. University of Barcelona (1995)
Law Degree. University of Barcelona (1988)


Memberships – Publications – Specialities

He is a member of EuroFranchise Lawyers, the main networking of franchising in Europe, which has correspondents in most of the countries. He is also a Franchises Arbitrator for the WIPO and for the European Arbitration Association.

Since 1993 he has been Founder and Legal Advisor of the Spanish Franchise Association (SFA) and the President of its Committee of Legal Experts. He has also collaborated with the Ministry of Economy and he is a member of the Legal Committee of the European Franchises Federation (EFF). He is also de chair of the Experts Committee for the Iberoamerican Franchises Federation (FIAF).

Frequent lecturer and author of various publications.