23Mar 22 Chambers Europe 2022 Leading Firm

Energy & Natural Resources

What the team is known for – A dedicated practice group with experience in the construction and operation of power plants, the regulatory framework for renewable energy sources, and public procurement contracts. The firm is singled out for its thriving regulatory practice, particularly in relation to the development of energy projects in the renewables sector. The group represents a diverse portfolio of clients, including investment funds with interests in the Spanish market and energy companies looking to develop their activities. The team hosts additional capacity to assist with contentious matters before the Spanish courts.


What the team is known for – Commendable experience in complex environmental audits and authorisations related to industrial and renewable energy projects. The law firm offers further support in litigation proceedings. Its client portfolio includes mining corporations, manufacturers and renewable energy companies.


What the team is known for – Recognised as a strong choice to handle sophisticated planning law matters on behalf of varied clients. The firm acts for Spanish real estate developers and compensation boards on the drafting of new planning instruments. It advises on contentious-administrative appeals against actions taken by city councils to block new developments. It also assists with the due diligence of potential acquisition targets in order to identify any potential planning law risks.

Public Law

What the team is known for – Important domestic firm with a strong reputation for its capacity to handle significant public law matters. In addition to their proven skill in contentious and non-contentious mandates relating to the award or termination of public works contracts, the firm’s key partners are recognised for their specific experience in planning, environment and energy sector regulatory matters. Its client portfolio includes insolvent toll road operators, construction companies and transport concessionaires.


What the team is known for – Recognised as a strong choice for family offices, corporates and private individuals facing disputes with the Spanish tax authorities. The law firm advises on the restructuring of real estate companies, often with a view to creating a tax-efficient succession plan for executives. The team coordinates with the Spanish offices of major international firms to advise on tax issues arising in finance transactions.