Bernardo M. Cremades, Jr., admitted to practice law in Madrid and in the state of New York, is a partner in the arbitration group of B. Cremades & Asociados. He focuses his practice on both investment treaty and international commercial arbitrations under the auspices of various arbitral organizations and rules, including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and the Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission (IACAC).
Mr. Cremades also has experience in corporate finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, company restructuring, structured finance and project finance transactions.
Previously, Mr. Cremades worked as an associate in the New York office of the law firm Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP and in the Madrid office of the law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Furthermore, he has been an intern at the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
Mr. Cremades holds a Law Degree and a Diploma in International Relations from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) and an LL.M. Degree from New York University School of Law. In addition, he holds an Advanced Professional Certificate from the NYU Pollack Center for Law & Business.
Mr. Cremades is admitted to practice law by: Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid (Madrid Bar), New York State Bar, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of New York. Additionally, he is member of the following associations: International Bar Association, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and Club Español del Arbitraje (founding member and secretary of the New York and Washington, D.C. Chapter).
Mr. Cremades is author of a number of academic articles and is a frequent speaker at arbitration events.