Clifford Chance LLP

Public Law Department

Spain
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What the team is known for Provides top-quality services in public sector disputes. Advises on mandates relating to administrative contracts, concession agreements and public procurement processes. Experienced in litigation brought by infrastructure concessionaires against public authorities spread across Spain. Also assists with authorisation and licence revocation or granting relating to mining activity, private transport hire and renewable energy projects.

Strengths Clients highlight the "personalised service" offered by the team.

Work highlights Represented Desimpacte de Purins Alcarrás and three others in damages proceedings against the Spanish State for passing null and void economic parameters which ceased the clients' activity.

Notable practitioners

Jaime Almenar offers extensive experience in the energy and financial sectors, within which he provides strategic regulatory support and advises on public tender processes. He receives widespread recognition from commentators, who report that he "can come up with ideas that nobody else thinks of."

José Luis Zamarro represents clients in varied matters, including licence acquisition, expropriation claims and public procurement processes. He is active in water, transport and telecoms.