Gabriel Mulero Clas – (Foreign Qualified Lawyer)
Gabriel Mulero Clas joined Corbett & Co. in 2013 as a Foreign Qualified Lawyer. He deals with large international construction and engineering projects and disputes.
Gabriel has been recently involved in complex multi-million-dollar claims, dispute adjudication board and ICC & SIAC arbitration proceedings as advisor, representative and advocate, as necessary. He has acted for governments and ministries, international contractors, consultants, development banks and aid agencies on construction projects including power plants, airports, seaports, roads and railways in Europe, South Asia, West & East Africa, Central America, the Caribbean and the UAE in FIDIC and other forms of contract. His experience includes assisting on matters concerning the widely reported case of Obrascon Huarte Lain SA v Her Majesty’s Attorney General for Gibraltar in both the Technology and Construction Court and the Court of Appeal of England and Wales. He has also presented for Cornerstone Seminars and is the author of Chapter 20 – Employer’s and Contractor’s Claims in the book FIDIC 2017 – A Practical Legal Guide published in November 2020.
Gabriel holds a Master of Laws (Merit) from University College London, a Juris Doctor (Cum Laude) from the University of Puerto Rico and two Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Relations (Cum Laude) from Boston University. He is an attorney at law from the US jurisdiction of Puerto Rico with working experience in English, Spanish and French.
He moved to London in 2010 for his Master of Laws focusing on International Arbitration, Comparative Contracts, International Trade and International Finance. He obtained a distinction on his dissertation on electronic commerce and standardised contracts in the United States and Europe. He then worked with a Spanish and British data management company advising on partnership agreements and a start-up merger. Before joining Corbett & Co., Gabriel worked for Linklaters LLP where he was involved in multi-million-pound banking and financing projects and from where he was seconded to ABN AMRO Bank London to advise on contractual matters.
Before moving to London, Gabriel developed his own legal practice in Puerto Rico where he advised clients on contracts, labour issues and family disputes including an agency of the Government of Puerto Rico.