05Jul 16 Chambers Europe 2016 Leading Individual

Energy & Natural Resources

Lauded by clients as a «good lawyer and a good businessman,» Ernesto García-Trevijano of GTA VILLAMAGNA has considerable, recent experience on regulatory and transactional mandates in the renewables sector, including advising Técina y Naturaleza on the EUR34 million acquisition of shares in companies holding photovoltaic plants in Tenerife.

Environment

Sources note that Ernesto García-Trevijano, founding partner of GTA VILLAMAGNA, is «a brilliant professional with a lot of experience.» A prominent figure in environmental litigation, he regularly advises on matters related to water, waste, permits, polluted soil and dangerous substances. Sources say that «he finds good solutions to problems.»

Planning

Head of department and founding partner Ernesto García-Trevijano is recommended for his practical nature and speed in resolving matters. His practice encompasses contentious and non-contentious town planning, environmental and administrative matters. One interviewee notes: «The most characteristic and interesting thing about him is his common sense and the simplicity of his explanations.»
Marta Plaza González plays a key role in some of the department’s most significant contentious and non-contentious planning mandates. Sources commend her work ethic and comment that «she’s a great adviser and she’s very quick.»

Wealth Management

Highly recommended for his litigation abilities, Felipe Alonso is regularly instructed by family business groups and by individuals on matters relating to inheritance and tax. He is highly regarded by peers, who describe him as «a brilliant lawyer.» One interviewee comments: «He goes really deeply into matters.»