19Abr 24 The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Leading Firm 2024

Environment: Led by Ernesto García-Trevijano, GTA Villamagna Abogados assists clients with the full spread of environmental issues. Its broad service offering covers urban planning, compliance, environmental investigations and claims, as well as infrastructure, resources and waste management projects. The team is engaged by local authorities and due to its in-depth knowledge of the biomass, solar and thermoelectric industries, key clients from across the energy sector. Marta Plaza is a key contact for public authorities and private companies alike.

Public law: GTA Villamagna Abogados is well versed in acting for Spanish construction companies and concessionaires in public infrastructure projects and contentious matters involving the mismanagement of public services. The team is under the joint leadership of a capable trio: Ernesto García-Trevijano, a key contact for energy clients; Marta Plaza, who specialises in public procurement; and Jesús Estrada, who boasts considerable expertise in administrative proceedings.

Projects and energy: GTA Villamagna Abogados attracts a spread of public and private sector clients seeking advice on energy-related matters, particularly those within the renewables sector. Ernesto Garcia-Trevijano Garnica stands out for his knowledge of issues related to thermal, solar and photovoltaic energy production plants, regularly advising on regulatory issues and contracts. Jesús Estrada is noted for his ‘solid knowledge of administrative law’. Public law specialist Marta Plaza is also part of the core team.

Dispute resolution: Working across several sectors, GTA Villamagna Abogados advises on a myriad of disputes related to corporate litigation, contractual and tortious liability, agency matters, construction defects, IP rights protection, and competition actions. The team is led by Ernesto García-Trevijano, who is lauded for his ‘excellent technical knowledge enriched with extensive experience‘. Other key figures include Marta Plaza and Jesús Estrada, who collectively ‘put themselves in the client’s shoes‘ and ‘understand their problems‘.

Real estate and Construction: The ‘exceptional’ and ‘multidisciplinary’ team at GTA Villamagna Abogados expertly handles a spread of real estate, urban planning and town planning mandates, covering both non-contentious and contentious matters. Leadership of the practice is shared between Ernesto García-Trevijano and Marta Plaza, the latter of whom tis singled out for her ‘extensive knowledge and experience’ assisting private and public entities with urban management and planning instruments.