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The firm praises itself of a very strong public law practice, which draws on regulatory know-how and knowledge of the intrincacies of administrative proceeding and administrative decision making. 

The practices advises in a range of sectors including payment services, transportation, sports, urban planning and concession contracts. Our team often advises service providers on contentious mandates linked to the award or performance of concession contracts. It defends successful bidders against appeals filed by competitors, and it assists with litigation filed as a result of the early termination of concessions, review of prices and extension of contracts. The team also acts for industry associations on varied advisory matters, including interactions with public authorities in respect of new regulations. 

Overall, the firm enjoys a very high success rate in obtaining favorauble judgments at the Spanish Supreme Court on public procurement matters. Recent cases at the Supreme Court include the consequences of breaching the duty of secrecy during the bidding process or the limits of competition law in joint ventures formed by competitors in public procurement contracts.

Clients include Aquila Acentor, Elecnor, FCC Aqualia, FCC Medioambiente and ASELIP among others.



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Public Law - Spain
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What the team is known for

Baño León Abogados is a dedicated domestic boutique with a strong client list consisting of industry associations and private companies. The firm defends industrial companies against proceedings seeking to annul operating licences. It has experience in significant cases referred up to the ECJ for a determination on the legality of new requirements for ridesharing companies. It also advises on both the public authority and the private contractor side of disputes over the performance of public contracts.

Notable Practitioners

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José María Baño León
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José María Baño León
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Sources say that José María Baño León "is able to simplify any complex issue in such a way that it is easily understood by the court." He attracts attention for his academic profile and for his correspondingly strong technical understanding of public law issues.

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