Xavier graduated in law from the Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona (1987). He gained a Postgraduate Diploma in European Union Law from the Barcelona College of Lawyers (1994).

He joined Pareja& Associats, Advocats in 1986 and he has worked as a lawyer with the firm since then.

During his time with the company he has gained extensive professional experience as a legal adviser negotiating contracts and agreements, preparing spatial planning and urban management tools and providing defence counsel in contentious legal proceedings. Xavier is enormously experienced in the real estate sector and raw materials extraction. He is head of the Expropriation Department at Pareja& Associats, Advocats.