Clifford Chance is a market-leading international firm operating at the forefront of the Spanish energy market. The stronghold practice consists of skilled multidisciplinary practitioners combining far-reaching expertise and experience within the energy sector. The practice possesses highlighted strength in regulatory issues, and frequently represents major domestic and international companies in a vast range of contentious-administrative appeals before the Spanish courts. The group is supported by a vast global network of offices, resulting in significant cross-border capacity, particularly in the Latin American market. The departments' clients benefit from a strong banking practice which regularly advises lenders on energy project finance, boasting further capability in corporate and M&A operations relating to the sector.
Jaime Almenar demonstrates longstanding expertise in administrative law matters. He typically assists industrial clients with contentious-administrative appeals. Interviewees describe him as "very collaborative," adding that "he combines legal skills with being very commercial."
Sources state that José Guardo stands out as "he has speed, knowledge and proactivity." He is active in the financing of energy infrastructure projects and has noteworthy experience in transactions with Latin American components.