José Luis Martín Mendoza

Formally admitted as Spanish lawyer (Barcelona Law Society) in 1985.

Apart from directing the legal team of Idea Iuris and coordinating the Legal Division with the rest of the Affectio Group’s Divisions, he has the following


Specialisation Areas: Agreements (Distribution, Agency, Franchising, etc.); Company Law (M&A, Scissions, Family Companies, etc.). Local & International Arbitration and Commercial Litigation. Languages: English / Spanish / Catalan. E-mail:


Education: University of Barcelona – Law; Executive Management School – EADA (Diploma in Accountancy).

Author: book on Venture Capital (Ed. Fausí-1988) and several articles in “Expansión” (“Spanish FT”) and in “La Vanguardia” journal, as well as in “Mon Juridic” (Barcelona Law Society Gazette), “Emprendedores” magazine and “The Spanish-British Trade” (Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain). Lectures and Papers: Lecturer on International Agreements, Commercial Corporations, Distribution and Franchising, etc. in several Chambers of Commerce (Barcelona, Terrassa, Sabadell, Lleida, Tortosa, etc.), in the Spanish Employers’ Association (a kind of “CBI”) in Barcelona, in the Barcelona Law Society, in the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in London, in the Association of Mortgage Lender Institutions of Great Britain, etc.

Professional career: Bufete Bertrán y Musitu – Barcelona (1983-1988); “Senior Spanish Counsel” in the Legal Firm De Pinna, Scorers & John Venn – London (1988-1990); Bufete Climente, Minguell & Martín – Barcelona (1990-1998); Founder Partner and Manager of IDEA IURIS® Lawyers (1998) and of Affectio Group® (2010).  Member: International Chamber of Commerce; Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain; Vice-president of the Commercial Law Division in the Barcelona Law Society (1995-1998); Selected by the “Who’s Who International” Organisation (2001); International Distribution Institute (Turin); Committee of Legal Experts of the Spanish Franchisors’ Association.

Affectio Group - José Luis Martín Mendoza