05May 15 Chambers Europe 2015 Leading Individual
Energy & Natural Resources
Public law expert Ernesto García-Trevijano and founding partner of Madrid firm GTA VILLAMAGNA has accumulated an extensive portfolio of renewable energy work, with experience in the construction and operation of thermosolar, wind energy and biomass plants. Clients particularly like that he «is directly involved in the processes and gives innovative solutions.»
Ernesto García-Trevijano of Madrid firm GTA VILLAMAGNA is well known among peers as a public law lawyer with tremendous experience in environmental litigation. Sources draw attention to «the speed with which he can give answers and the simplicity with which he explains himself.» He regularly assists industry clients with disputes over waste management.
Firm founder Ernesto García-Trevijano heads the planning department and specialises in public procurement, construction, town planning and environmental law. Clients say he is «extremely clever, adept in litigation, quick to understand problems and very ethical.
Recently promoted partner Marta Plaza González is highlighted by sources for her efficiency, intelligence, responsiveness and attention to detail. Her areas of expertise include distribution of land, public infrastructure and planning agreements.
Ernesto García-Trevijano of GTA VILLAMAGNA remains «an indisputable figure in the field,» according to one source. Clients also comment favourably on his commercial focus.
Felipe Alonso has tremendous experience in advising individuals and companies in sensitive tax litigation proceedings, particularly defending against aggressive tax audits. «I really appreciate his expertise in special circumstances like claims against the administration and declarations on different interpretations of tax issues,» says one client. Alonso also assists with criminal claims and income tax refunds.
Practice head Felipe Alonso is lauded for his work in tax litigation: «He is very careful and imaginative, and finds solutions in very complicated cases,» remarks one client.