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Public Law Department

Spain
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What the team is known for Top choice for cross-border mandates due to its vast international footprint. Advises on diverse public law matters including appeals against energy or telecommunications regulators, participation in public tenders and advisory mandates clarifying the scope of applicable regulations. Assists energy companies with challenges to Spanish legislation on tariff schemes. Offers standalone regulatory advice to clients investing in companies from heavily regulated sectors, as well as supporting clients with public law advice related to financing or restructuring operations and transactional practices.

Strengths Clients highly value "the quality and the attention" they received.

Work highlights Represented Banco Santander, CaixaBank and Bankia in their EUR1.35 billion judicial claim for damages against the Spanish government regarding the Castor gas storage facility.

Notable practitioners

Department head
José Giménez
offers unparalleled authority and expertise in the field. His stellar practice covers complex mandates in all regulated sectors including infrastructure, telecommunications, energy and financial services.