Joseph Tirado


Co-Head of International Arbitration and ADR, Garrigues UK LLP


Joe Tirado is Co-Head of International Arbitration and ADR at leading Spanish and Latin American firm, Garrigues, and is based in London.

Joe is recognised as a ranked individual for international arbitration and ADR in leading legal directories, where he is described as “first class” and “best known for his work on energy-related disputes, but is also recognised for his financial services and public international law expertise”.

Joe has been involved in a wide variety of contested matters in the U.K. and other countries. He has handled often very high-value matters in a wide range of industry sectors, including oil and gas, technology, petrochemical, construction, engineering, manufacturing, distribution, investment, power generation, telecommunications, banking, mining, food services and professional services.

Joe is a solicitor-advocate with full rights of audience before all civil courts, an accredited mediator and panel member of a number of leading arbitration and mediation panels. He has extensive experience of both commercial and investment arbitration. 

Joe regularly sits as an arbitrator, mediator and expert determiner in both English and Spanish. He is fluent in Spanish and does a lot of work in Latin America, India and the CIS.

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