Tomás Navarro Blakemore
Tomás Navarro Blakemore’s work focuses on domestic and international arbitration and litigation. He also advises private clients as well as non-profit organisations and social enterprises on structuring, tax advice and governance.
In particular, Tomás has been involved as counsel, arbitrator and secretary to the arbitrator in several commercial and investment arbitration proceedings under the ICC, UNCITRAL, CAS, Swiss and ICSID Rules as well as in ad hoc proceedings related to construction, distribution, corporate and sport related matters.
He studied law and political science at the University of Granada (2011) with exchanges at the University of California in Berkeley and the University of Geneva and was admitted to the Spanish Bar in 2013. He also holds an LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS) from the University of Geneva and the Geneva Graduate Institute (2015).
Previously, Tomás has worked as an intern at the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and as a consultant for Destination Justice, a non-profit law, governance and development organisation based in Phnom Penh (Cambodia). Before joining Froriep in October 2015, he also interned for a renowned international arbitrator in Switzerland.
He is dual-qualified in Spain and Switzerland, being a member of the Madrid Bar Association (ICAM) as well as the Geneva Bar Association (OdA) and is an active member of various associations such as the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Below 40, the Club Español del Arbitraje (CEA-40) and sits on the Executive Committee of the Swiss Chapter of the CEA.
His working languages are French, English and Spanish.