Antonio Bueno`s principal areas of practice, in which he is widely experienced, are in the fields of domestic and international banking (guarantees, cheques and negotiable
instruments, banker/customer relationships, letters of credit, performance bonds etc.), and of general commercial law, with particular emphasis on international trade, finance (includinghire purchase and commercial leasing), contract disputes. insolvency and commercial fraud (including pre-emptive remedies, asset tracing and restitutionary claims).His practice isbroadly based and he has also acted on a wide variety of other matters, including professional negligence, company winding-up and receivership, the issue of letters of
request/overseas confidentiality laws and, most recently, asbestos-related industrial injury (acting for British Shipbuilders). He has represented, and acted against, many major UK andoverseas banks, and commercial institutions.
Whilst his principal place of practice is in England he has worked extensively in other jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Bahamas, Spain, Gibraltar,Tonga, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA, Sri Lanka, Channel Islands, Ireland and Australia. He has been admitted to local Bars in several of these jurisdictions, either permanently or for particular matters. He has been specially admitted on many occasions in the Cayman Islands for particular matters.
In commercial arbitration, his experience, as an arbitrator and as an advocate, has included banking, general commercial and construction disputes. He was also a member of a
Football Association arbitral tribunal concerned with a dispute between a professional footballer and his agent. He is a member of the LCIA, and is on the roster of international
arbitrators of ADR Chambers.
He is currently instructed (2015) in a matter before the Supreme Court, IEGL -v- Zurich which concerns a dispute valued at approximately £10 billion to the UK insurance industry.
He is also a qualified Mediator.
He is fluent in Spanish.
Leisure: Fishing and shooting. Clubs: MCC, Kildare Street (Dublin).