He is a lawyer and holds a law degree — "cum laude" distinction by unanimity — from the Faculty of Law of the University of Barcelona (UB). Specialist in civil law and civil procedure, with 20 years of professional experience in the field of estate, succession and recruitment law.
Active member of the Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB) since 1995. Partner at the law offices of FDEZ. VILLAVICENCIO & GUARDIA since 2003, and assistant lawyer at the LERYCKE ADVOCATS law offices since 2010, specialising in civil law.
He is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Barcelona (UB), teaching Roman Law in the History, Roman Law and State Ecclesiastical Law Department. He has lectured since 1994 both for the Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and the Diploma in Industrial Relations, both UB degrees. He has also taught for the MASTER’S DEGREE IN CORPORATE ADVISORY SERVICES, organised by the INSTITUTO DE ESTUDIOS SUPERIORES FINANCIEROS Y DE SEGUROS (INESE — INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE STUDIES), and the MASTER’S DEGREE IN LEGAL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE, organised by the CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS FINANCIEROS (CEF — CENTRE FOR FINANCIAL STUDIES). He has lectured on Obligations and Contracts and Inheritance Law, and served as entry examination coach for property agents. He has collaborated with the Department of Roman Law at the FACULTY OF LAW of the AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA (UAB)