Clifford J. Hendel

Clifford J. Hendel is a Partner in the Madrid law firm of Araoz & Rueda. Educated in the U.S., he commenced his career as judicial law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the district of Connecticut, and subsequently practiced corporate and financial law in the New York and Paris offices of a leading global firm. Based in Spain since 1997, he practices principally in the area of international transactions and international dispute resolution, including as arbitrator and mediator. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, he is an arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), a member of CPR’s Global Panel of Neutrals, an Accredited Mediator of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) and a member of the Governing Board of the Club Español de Arbitraje. He is a member of the Asociación Latinoamericana de Arbitraje (ALARB) among other professional organizations, and also moderator of ITAFOR, the ITA Foro de Arbitraje Latinoamericano. He is admitted to practice in New York (Attorney), England and Wales (Solicitor), Paris (Avocat) and Madrid (Abogado). Additional information is available on