DLA Piper LLP

Public Law Department

Spain
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What the team is known for Handles a range of contentious and advisory mandates linked to regulatory compliance and public contracts. Assists with public tenders, concession agreements and related contentious-administrative appeals. Advises major utilities companies on regulatory matters flowing from their operations in Spain. Has further notable recent activity on behalf of companies active in the infrastructure, pharmaceutical and energy sectors.

Strengths Sources highlight the team's "excellent service with great professionals and the highest-quality support."

Work highlights Assisted Lubrizol with the implementation of the Seveso Directive for its facilities in Catalonia, including the renewal of its integrated environmental authorisation.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department José Ignacio Monedero assists clients with matters relating to the financial and pharmaceutical industries. Clients appreciate his "excellent global view of public and private law in the procurement sphere."

The well-known José Manuel Sala Arquer co-leads the team and specialises in appeals against public authority decisions. His clients include important Spanish and multinational corporates, including those with activity in energy and infrastructure.