Luis is the partner responsible for the Energy and Utilities team, as well as Osborne Clarke's Mobility and Infrastructure team in Spain.
Luis also coordinates OC Spain's multidisciplinary Decarbonisation team, combining his expertise in Energy and Projects in general, with a holistic view of how climate change implies risks and opportunities in the transition to a low-carbon economy. With this, he leads the development of legal solutions to support investors and sustainable businesses to deliver a technology-driven, sustainable and decarbonised future.
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.