Specialist in arbitration proceedings under foreign investment protection treaties and contracts with sovereign states—mainly the Energy Charter Treaty—before ICSID and other arbitration courts, and in commercial arbitration proceedings between private parties

José Ángel Rueda advises on issues concerning private international law (international jurisdiction and recognition of foreign judgments) and public international law (state immunity and international economic sanctions).

He is chair of the advisory board of the European Federation for International Law and Arbitration (EFILA), a member of the Institute of World Business Law of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and an associate of the Court of Arbitration of Madrid. He is also a member of the Spanish Association of International Law and International Relations Professors (AEPDIRI), the Spanish and Iberoamerican Arbitration Club (CEIA), the Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC-YAF), and the Young International Arbitration Forum (LCIA-YIAG).

He is an associate lecturer of international arbitration in several master programs, including the Master in International and European Business Law at Universidad Pontificia Comillas-ICADE (Madrid) and the Master in International Legal Practice at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. He also collaborates with the Department of Public International Law and International Relations at Universidad de Alcalá, and has written many articles on diverse aspects of international arbitration.


  • Doctor of Laws (cum laude)
    Universidad de Alcalá, Spain, 2009

    Bachelor of Laws (special distinction)
    Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, 2004

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