Ángel S. Freire



National and International Arbitration



Languages: English, French, Portuguese and Spanish

Ángel specializes in Dispute Resolution, particularly in the area of arbitration, acting as counsel and administrative secretary in various arbitration proceedings in diverse jurisdictions and languages, both ad hoc and administered by international institutions such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC),the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and national institutions, such as the Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid (CAM) and the Chambre de Comerce et d’Industrie de Paris (CCIP). He has also experience in mediation before the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR).

President of the Young Lawyers Subcommittee and Secretary of the Spanish National Committee of the International Association for Lawyers (UIA).

Ángel joined the Dispute Resolution Department of Araoz & Rueda in 2013. He started his career in 2008 in the Paris office of the law firm J.A. Cremades y Asociados, moving to the Madrid office of this firm in 2009.


  • Graduated in International Law from L’Institut d’études politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris (2008).
  • J.D. from Universidad de Sevilla (2008).

“Los recelos sobre el arbitraje de inversiones”

Publication: Cinco Días (daily economic newspaper)
Authors: Ángel S. Freire
Date: December 2016

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“España y Portugal: arbitration user friendly”

Publication: Actualidad - Economía Ibérica (magazine of the Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Luso-Espanhola)
Authors: Ángel S. Freire (in collaboration with the Portuguese lawyer, Iñaki Carrera)
Date: November 2015

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“Arbitration: General overview and new developments in Spain”

Publication: Arbitration World 5th Edition
Authors: Clifford Hendel and Ángel S. Freire
Date: October 2015

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“Arbitraje de disputas tributarias en Portugal”

Publication: Spain Arbitration Review
Authors: Ángel S. Freire (in collaboration with the Portuguese lawyer, Duarte Gorjão Henriques)
Date: June 2015

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“Las principales reglas para no cometer errores en primera instancia civil”

Publication: Economist & Jurist
Authors: Eduardo de León and Ángel S. Freire
Date: October 2014

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2018 UIA Congress

Organises: Union Internationales des Avocats
Lecturer: Ángel S. Freire
Date: October 30 - November 3, 2018 (Oporto)

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Desafíos, riesgos y oportunidades del e-commerce

Organises: Asociación Iberoamericana de Cámaras de Comercio, Industria y Servicios (AICO) and Comisión Interamericana de Arbitraje Comercial (CIAC)
Lecturer: Ángel S. Freire
Date: October 2, 2018

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60 years of the New York Convention on the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards

Organises: Loyola University (Seville)
Lecturer: Ángel S. Freire and Mª Antonia Pérez
Date: 4-6 April, 2018

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IV Jornadas del Capítulo Portugués del Club Español de Arbitraje

Organises: CEA-40
Lecturer: Ángel S. Freire
Date: March 11, 2018

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International Sport Arbitration: Don’t hate the player, hate the game!

Organises: ICC YAF (Young Arbitration Forum of the International Chamber of Commerce-ICC)
Lecturer: Ángel S. Freire
Date: January 19, 2018 (Andorra)

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61º Congress- UIA Toronto

Organises: Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA)
Lecturer: Clifford Hendel and Ángel S. Freire
Date: 27-31 October, 2017 (Toronto)

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UIA Bilbao Seminar – International Arbitration

Organises: Union Internationales des Avocats
Lecturer: Ángel S. Freire (member of the Organizing Committee)
Date: June 23-24, 2017

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Union International des Avocats Congress

Organises: Union International des Avocats (UIA)
Lecturer: Clifford J. Hendel (October 29 and 31) - Ángel Sánchez (October 30)
Date: October 28 - November 1, 2015

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