D. Ramón Rodríguez Arribas, the director of the gallery that has his name, has moved to practise as a lawyer after his long career, of 52 years, as a professional judge, in which he has been Judge of First Instance in Provinces of Segovia and Toledo, Investigating Magistrate in Las Palmas, Dean of Madrid, Magistrate of First Instance (Civil) from Madrid in 80’s, Magistrate of the High Court of Justice, also of Madrid, in 90’s, President of its Fourth Section, Magistrate of the Third Chamber, of Administrative Litigation of the Supreme Court, until 2004 and, finally, Magistrate of the Constitutional Tribunal, until june 2013, being Vice-president of the High Tribunal.
D. Ramón studied Law in the Complutense University of Madrid, obtaining the prize of the García Iguren Foundation for his academic record (twelve distinctions A+ and five As), third of his Faculty, promotion os 1952-1957. After studying a doctoral program, he went in for a public competition to enter the Judicial Career, where he also was the third of the promotion of 1960.
In 1991 he was appointed President of the Fourth Section of the High Court of Justice of Madrid, intervening in more that 12.000 judgments, in 1.600 of them as Rapporteur.
In 1995 he was appointed Magistrate of the Third Chamber of the Supreme Court, intervening in more that 6.000 judgments, in 1.300 of them as Rapporteur in Administrative Litigation matter.
In 2004 he was appointed, by His Majesty the King, Magistrate of the Constitutional Tribunal, being Vice-president, and ended his mandate on 13 June 2013 until june 2013. During his mandate he has intervened in deliberations and verdict of 2.691 constitucional judgments, in 180 of them he has been Rapporteur.
He chaired the Professional Association of Magistrates between 1990 and 1997. It was the first spanish who chaired the International Association of Judges (UIM), a consultative body of the United Nations. He is currently Honorary President of these associations.
Since his reorientation to the advocacy world, D. Ramón and his Lawyer Firm advise to other law firms, enterprises and entrepreneurs, national and multinational companies, in various fields such as Commercial, Administrative, Criminal and Constitutional.