Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Francisco Bengoetxea

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Practice Areas

Francisco, partner in the Real Estate and Planning department, is focused on urban planning, real estate, environmental, public law practice and litigation. He advises in a wide range of matters: real estate transactions, urban developments, acquisition of public assets, drafting and negotiating agreements to acquire plots to carry out residential, commercial, office and logistics projects, due diligence, sanctioning proceedings, etc. Likewise, he leads the sale and purchase of asset or debts with mortgage portfolios, managed by the most relevant Spanish servicers.

It should be highlighted his experience in developing legal reports about environmental subjects, the development and financing of renewable energy projects and industrial projects on land non suitable for development, his advice on management of contaminated plots, urban developments and compensation boards, including the sale of plots reserved to finance the urbanization costs.


He joined the firm as a partner in 2011 after having practised at Uría Menéndez in its Real Estate department.

Professional Memberships

Urban Land Institute; Biscay Bar Association.


Francisco frequently collaborates with several publications about real estate.


Professor of Master's Programme in Urban Development and Management at Universidad San Pablo CEU. He regularly participates as a lecturer in legal seminars and conferences related to his profesional expertise.