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Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
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Public Law
7 Years Ranked
3
Planning
9 Years Ranked

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Provided by José María Baño León

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Pr. Dr. Baño Léon leads the public law team. The team praises itself of a very strong public law practice, which draws on regulatory know-how and knowledge of the intrincacies of administrative proceeding and administrative decision making. The practice advises in a range of sectors including payment services, transportation, sports, urban planning and concession contracts. The firm often advises service providers on contentious mandates linked to the award or performance of concession contracts. It defends successful bidders against appeals filed by competitors, and it assists with litigation filed as a result of the early termination of concessions, review of prices and extension of contracts. The team also acts for industry associations on varied advisory matters, including interactions with public authorities in respect of new regulations. Clients include Aquila Acentor, Elecnor and ASELIP among others.

Career

Professor Baño León combines his position as managing partner of the firm with his teaching and academic duties as professor at the Complutense University of Madrid. Member on leave of the Corps of Senior Managers of the State, professor Baño Leon is a usual speaker at conferences on planning law, European law, administrative contracts, regulation, regulated professions and competition law.

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Public Law - Spain
2
Band 2

Sources say that José María Baño León "is able to simplify any complex issue in such a way that it is easily understood by the court." He attracts attention for his academic profile and for his correspondingly strong technical understanding of public law issues.


Planning - Spain
3
Band 3

Clients choose to work with José María Baño León for "his high level of knowledge and the recognised prestige that he has in matters relating to urban planning." He stands out for his handling of varied contentious mandates on behalf of town halls, complainant landowners or developers. He also attracts attention for his academic background. He leads his own Madrid firm Baño León Abogados.

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