Luis is the head of the Energy and Utilities team of Osborne Clarke in Spain as well as head of Projects & Infrastructure. Luis is responsible also for the Decarbonisation Strategy of OC Spain, combining his experience in Energy with a holistic view of how climate change can deliver risk and opportunities in the transition to a low carbon economy.
As a project lawyer, with more than 30 years of experience, Luis has advised on M&A and finance transactions related to regulated sectors such as Energy, Telecoms, Rail, Healthcare, Environment, Waste and Water. Luis has focused his career from the very beginning on the field of energy projects and infrastructure, where he has advised on the development, acquisition, construction, financing and exploitation of a large number of projects and partnerships, especially on project structure and regulatory issues, advising major national and international developers, manufacturers, industrial companies, funds, banks, utilities and IPPs.
He has also worked in the areas of public law relating to public procurement (works, services and concessions) as well as expropriations, and has significant track record on regulatory and competition issues before national and EU regulatory bodies.
Additionally, Luis has led the legal defense both in court and administrative appeal proceedings relating to infrastructure and renewable energy projects. He is a regular speaker at business forums, conferences and seminars on matters related to energy and infrastructure, and has been a lecturer of Administrative Law. He is the author of several articles about electricity regulation and rail liberalization.
The Public Sector Contracts Law finally welcomes the possibility to revise the price of public sector contracts without exceptions
New Aragonese Decree-Law undertakes an important transposition of regulations not transposed by the State in energy matters and creates the so-called "local consumption"
Approval of the Royal Decree regulating the procedure for the creation and authorisation of closed electricity distribution networks
Good news for contractors in Spain: favourable change in relation to the requirements for reclaiming debts from the public authorities
New requirements proposed by the European Commission on renewable hydrogen projects
Approval in Spain of the standard regulating a system of Energy Saving Certificates
A sea of opportunities: offshore wind energy arrives in Spain
Energy storage and its regulation
A new industrial revolution: the European Green Deal for a decarbonised industry
Which administrations in Spain are competent to authorise green hydrogen projects?
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Spanish lawmakers close 2022 with activity in the environmental and energy sector
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