PwC Tax and Legal Services

Public Law Department

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What the team is known for Leverages the strength of its tax, commercial and competition law departments to provide comprehensive solutions in public law mandates. Provides regulatory advice to private entities including those in the telecoms, energy and gambling industries. Also represents clients in administrative and contentious-administrative proceedings. Particularly strong advising on public procurement matters as well as assisting public bodies with the drafting of their bylaws and regulations.

Strengths Sources rate the team's service, describing it as "excellent: the lawyers have a high level of technical knowledge and are focused on the client, dedicated and provide precise and fast responses."

Clients also report that the team provides "practical and useful advice."

Work highlights Advised the Basque Autonomous Community on a legislative process for the drafting of a new Guaranteed Social Income Act in the territory.

Notable practitioners

The "proactive, enthusiastic and practical" Arancha Bengoechea leads the team and advises both private and public entities. She assist with advisory and contentious issues, including those relating to transport, waste and healthcare.