Hermenegildo Altozano heads our Energy & Utilities practice in Madrid.
He specialises in Energy, advising on transactions and projects in Spain and Latin America, and provides investment protection and arbitration advice in relation to Latin America. Hermenegildo advises Spanish and international companies on energy projects in Spain as well as in other countries. He has deep industry experience and understanding of not only the legal but also the commercial issues that challenge his clients’ business objectives.
He is the director of the Senior Programme in Energy Law at the Instituto de Empresa (Madrid), co-director of Energy and Regulation Forum at FIDE association and professor of Private International Law at Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (Madrid). He is a regular participant in Intereconomía Business' television programme. He was awarded the International Law Office Client Choice Award in 2010, 2011 and 2013 and named Lawyer of the Year 2012 for Natural Resources by Best Lawyers. In 2012, Hermenegildo’s team won the Acquisition International Spanish Energy Law Firm of the Year award and in 2013 - Energy & Utilities Law firm of the Year – Spain (Legal Awards of Acquisition International).
Hermegildo joined us from Hogan Lovells where he was Head of their Energy and Natural Resources Group in Spain, building up this successful practice from scratch.