05Oct 20 2020 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa Enviroment (Leading Firm)

Enviroment

GTA Villamagna Abogados handles litigation, environmental permits and audits, environmental impact assessments and transactional agreements. The team has particular experience advising on industrial and energy projects, with a focus on biomass, solar and thermoelectric energy. Practice head Ernesto García-Trevijano advised Cementos Portland Valderrivas on the environmental regulatory aspects of an urban development plan in Seville involving the use of waste as fuel. The team also includes public law, public procurement and infrastructure specialist Marta Plaza. The group is currently advising Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales and Boremer on the construction and operation of a thermal sludge drying unit in Madrid.

Public Law

Public law boutique GTA Villamagna Abogados specialises in cross-border matters related to regulation. As well as experience in a range of litigation, the firm provides sector-specific knowledge, with notable expertise in energy, infrastructure and construction. Ernesto García-Trevijano has particular strength in the energy sector and co-leads the practice with public law specialist Marta Plaza, who is known for public procurement work.

Dispute Resolution

GTA Villamagna Abogados provides public law expertise combined with specialisms in construction and corporate matters. Industry and energy expert Ernesto García-Trevijano co-leads the practice with Marta Plaza, who advises on public, civil and commercial disputes, including corporate litigation, contractual liability, competition actions, and protection of industrial and IP rights.

Tax

Recognised for its ‘high degree of specialisation and personalised service’, GTA Villamagna Abogados fields a multi-disciplinary team which advises on the full spectrum of tax-related matters. Founding partner Felipe Alonso has expertise in tax litigation, private banking, corporate tax law and indirect taxation.

Projects and Energy

GTA Villamagna Abogados has experience in the construction and operation of power plants, as well as advising on regulation in the renewable energy market. The firm also has expertise in direct power purchase agreements (PPAs) and litigation in energy and natural resources matters. Ernesto García-Trevijano focuses on issues relating to thermosolar, biomass and photovoltaic energy production plants in Spain. He co-leads the team with Marta Plaza, who advises public authorities and private companies in energy and natural resources matters.

Real Estate and Construction

Specialising in planning matters, GTA Villamagna Abogados has particular expertise in disputes, urban development and issues related to public law. Ernesto García-Trevijano leads the practice and has experience in construction and real estate planning matters. Notable in his team is Marta Plaza, who advises public authorities and private companies on planning.