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Pareja & Associats

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Founding Partner: Carles Pareja i Lozano
Number of partners: 6
Languages: Catalan, English, French, Italian, German, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Pareja & Associats, Advocats is a leading law firm based in Barcelona.

Having specialised in public law since 1977 it provides professional legal services and expert advice of the highest profile on this area of law. The areas of expertise are urban planning, the environment, natural resources such as mines and water, coastlines, ports, expropriation, real estate law, local taxation and property tax, liability, administrative contracts, public property, public services management, public regulation of economic activities, public subsidies, local government and administrative organisation, fundamental rights and civil liberties, public-private partnership contracts for major infrastructure projects and commercial facilities, among others.

Pareja & Associats, Advocats’ success is built upon five key features:

Specialisation:
An in-depth knowledge in the areas of expertise in which Pareja & Associats, Advocats provide legal services gives them a global vision of related legal matters and expert insight into the different aspects of a case, enabling them to make the most effective response to client needs. Pareja & Associats, Advocats have specialised in public law since their inception making the quality of their legal services in this area second to none.

High Profile Legal Professionals:
Pareja & Associats, Advocats reputation as a leading law firm in their areas of expertise is built upon a team of highly-qualified professionals who not only advise public administrative bodies, companies and individuals, but also other law firms. Apart from the first-class training and extensive professional experience the lawyers bring to the company, many of them are also actively involved in the world of academia, which has led to a wealth of published articles and research work and regular participation as speakers at numerous national and international forums. Consequently, Pareja & Associats, Advocats is a reference for knowledge and opinion-making within their areas of expertise.

Range of Legal Services Provided:
The legal services provided by Pareja & Associats, Advocats are tailored to fit their clients’ needs. The dimensions and layout of the office mean they can adapt to any challenge be it a large-scale project or a private or particular matter. Services rendered include preparing studies, legal opinions and legislative projects, a one-off and ongoing consultation service, defence of client interests in any administrative procedure including defence counsel in contentious legal proceedings.

Recognition:
Pareja & Associats, Advocats have been instrumental in many of the most benchmark land use and administrative matters of the last thirty years in Spain. Clients include public administrative bodies, leading Spanish and foreign companies and private clients. The consistently excellent quality of the legal services provided by Pareja & Associats, Advocats has made the company the well-known and highly-considered law firm it is today throughout both Catalonia and the rest of the Spanish state.

Commitment:
Not only is Pareja & Associats, Advocats a leading law firm, but it is also a team of people who are acutely aware of their social environment and actively committed to it. Many of the company’s lawyers spread their knowledge through teaching roles, mainly at university level, and are actively involved in a range of social organisations. Furthermore, the firm helps sponsor cultural events and economically supports various nongovernmental organisations.