Francisco is a partner in the Urban Development Department of the Madrid office. He joined the Firm as a partner in 2011.
His work has focused mainly on urban development, real estate, environmental, government/public sector law and litigation, advising private and public sector clients in a wide range of matters including the processing of documents for urban development zoning and management; participation in proceedings to safeguard the legality of urban development; drafting contractual documentation to acquire land on which to construct residential, commercial, office and logistics projects; and drafting due diligence reports.
In addition, he has broad experience in developing legal reports about environmental subjects and advising on government/public sector issues related to the environmental laws (permits and authorisations, environmental impact evaluation, plans and programmes evaluation, environmental aspects of territorial and urban zoning documents, etc.).Francisco also leads contentious-administrative appeals in matters of sanctions, expropriations, authorisations, permits, orders to shut down and against urban development planning and management documents, together with the legal defense in governmental and judicial proceedings regarding the environmental issues about installation and opening of classified activities, the infringement of environmental protection law and environmental liability litigation.