Yago Vázquez Moraga

Partner


  • Barcelona
    C/. Beethoven, nº 13, 7º
    08021 BARCELONA

    Tel.:+34 93 241 30 20
    Fax:+34 93 414 38 85
Education
  • Law Degree, Universitat de Barcelona
  • Master of Advanced Studies in Law (MAS) with outstanding qualification
Professional Experience

Partner of the firm, which he joined in 2004. His practice is mainly focused on the area of Arbitration and Litigation (civil, criminal and contentious-administrative proceedings), where he acts in defence of the interests of our clients in all kind of national and international proceedings. He also has a broad experience and recognition in the IT, Media & Telecommunications area, where he offers continuous advice to clients in matters involving new technologies, media, data protection, e-business and computer Law (AI, software and app development, protection and use). As well as this, he has a broad experience in sports law, providing legal advice to associations, teams, federations and athletes. Since 2010, he regularly acts as an "ad hoc clerk" in front of the Tribunal Arbitral du Sport (TAS) cited in Lausanne (Switzerland), where he has taken part in more than 110 international proceedings of different nature both in disciplinary cases (doping, match fixing...) and contractual disputes and competition matters.

Rankings
  • Leaders League, Highly Recommended lawyer in the IT & data protection (since 2019 to the present).
  • Leaders League, Highly Recommended lawyer in the TMT (since 2014 to the present).
  • Distinguished by Best Lawyers since 2019 to the present as one of the best lawyers in the area of litigation in Spain.
  • Recommended by Media Law International from 2014 to 2021 within Band 3: 'Their clients highlight department manager Yago Vázquez's and their President José Juan Pintó's task. They praise their “high capacity and talent to solve complex legal issues”. According to their judgement, “particularly in the area of media, both José Juan Pintó and Yago Vázquez have an excellent knowledge and experience that, combined with their accurate understanding of the sports business, allows for excellent legal advice.”'
  • Collaboration with The Media and Entertainment Law Review as Expert Panel since 2019 to the present.
  • Collaboration with The Sports Law as Expert Panel since 2016 to the present.
Publications
Teaching
  • Professor at the Master's Degree in International Law at Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE).
  • Professor at the Master's Degree in Sports Law held at ISDE-Unidad Editorial.
  • Professor at the Master's Degree in Sports Law Applied to Professional Football held at LaLiga.
  • Professor at the Master's Degree in Sports Law and Management held at Barcelona Bar Association.
Presentations
  • "International transfers. Assignments of Economic Rights. Termination clauses" (Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires, October 2021)
  • Participation in the XV IPA International Arbitration Congress (Peruvian Institute of Arbitration (Instituto Peruano de Arbitraje, IPA),August 2021).
  • Moderator of "Appeals Against Decisions in front of TAS. What Criteria Is Frequently Aforementioned by Parties?" panel at the 23rd edition of "Arbitration in Sports Law" (Instituto Peruano de Arbitraje (IPA), June 2021).
  • "Arbitration in Sports Law" at the 17th edition of "Arbitration in Sports Law" (Instituto Peruano de Arbitraje (IPA), September 2020).
  • "Preliminary Proceedings in International Arbitration" at the VI Consinter Symposium on Law in "International Procedural Law and International Procedural Law" (Conselho Internacional de Estudios Contemporâneos em Pós-Graduação, Universitat de Barcelona, October 2019).
  • Spanish national expert in the "Study on Sports Organisers' Rights in the European Union", held for the European Commission by the TMC Asser Instituut of The Hague and the Institute for Information Law (IViR) of the University of Amsterdam (February 2014).
  • Spanish national expert in the European Commission Project (Project HOME/2010/ISEC/AG/081) held by the TMC Asser Instituut of The Hague and the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) about "Prevention of Fraud, Corruption and Bribery Committed through Legal Entities for the Purpose of Financial and Economic Gain".
  • Conference "Prevention of Fraud, Corruption and Bribery Committed by and through Legal Entities" held by the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) and the TMC Asser Instituut in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of the Netherlands (Warsaw, July 13th, 2012).
Membership to Professional Associations
  • Member of the Barcelona Bar Association
  • Member of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE)
Languages
  • Español
  • English
  • Français
  • Català

"The one who resists is the one who wins." (Camilo José Cela)

BARCELONA
C/. Beethoven, nº 13, 7º
Tel.: +34 93 241 30 20
Fax: +34 93 414 38 85
08021 BARCELONA
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MADRID
C/. Guadalquivir, nº 22, 2º
Tel.: +34 91 745 49 58
Fax: +34 91 411 50 45
28002 MADRID
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Tel.: +34 971 71 55 33
Fax: +34 971 71 90 75
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