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Ernesto García-Trevijano

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GTA Villamagna Abogados

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Administrative law (public law).


Founder of GTA Villamagna Abogados (2012). Administrative law, regulated sectors, environment, town planning, dispute resolution, due diligences, acquisitions and business asset sales. Competition Law and Public Aid.


Founder of GTA Villamagna Abogados (2012). Partner in charge of the Baker and McKenzie Madrid Public Law Department (2002-2012). Associate Lecturer in Administrative Law at the Complutense University of Madrid Law School (Spain) and at the CEU-Luis Vives University (Spain) (1987-2003). Legal Adviser to the Spanish Government (on leave) since 1984.


Spanish and English.


Madrid Bar Association. Academic Member of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation. Awarded with the Merit of the Order of Alfonso X El Sabio.


Law Degree, Madrid Complutense University (1982) with Outstanding and Exceptional Award. PhD in Law, graduating summa cum laude.


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Public law and dispute resolution specialist Ernesto García-Trevijano leads the team at GTA Villamagna Abogados, which is active in a range of litigation matters. The firm has particular expertise in corporate, contractual and competition-related litigation. The practice is representing Smart Hospital Cantabria in judicial proceedings against the Cantabrian Health Service, relating to the interpretation of the contract of collaboration between the public sector and the private sector. In another highlight, the department is acting for Cementos Portland Valderribas in a matter related to the modification of the general urban development plan of Alcaláde Guadaíra, in Seville.

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Within: Environment

GTA Villamagna Abogados has particular experience in the environmental implications of high-value disposals and acquisitions pertaining to industrial and energy projects, as well as advising on complex audits in the sector. Practice head Ernesto García-Trevijano works across the field and his team is assisting Elnosa with adapting its production process to meet European community rules relating to the chlorine industry. In another recent highlight, the firm is acting for Técnica y Naturaleza in administrative proceedings arising from the granting of an environmental impact assessment and authorisation of perimeter fencing for a hunting property in Toledo.

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Projects and energy

Within: Projects and energy

GTA Villamagna Abogados is active in investment in the renewable energy sector, particularly in the areas of biomass, solar and thermoelectric. The firm also advises local authorities on regulating natural resources. Public law specialist Ernesto García-Trevijano leads the practice and is experienced in regulatory matters. His team advised Ithaka Partners on the acquisition of four photovoltaic plants, and represented Cofivacasa in an appeal against the decision of the Ministry of Industry and Energy, which has issued a declaration of nullity against nine mine concessions in the province of Huelva. Other key clients include Ferrovial Medio Ambiente Energía, Técnica y Naturaleza and Ence Energía y Celulosa.

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Public law

Within: Leading individuals

Ernesto García-Trevijano   - GTA Villamagna Abogados

Within: Public law

At GTA Villamagna Abogados, Ernesto García-Trevijano and Marta Plaza are key names. On behalf of Grupo Rayet, the group performed a plot analysis and advised on obtaining environmental permits and planning authorisations for the largest artificial beach in Europe.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

GTA Villamagna Abogados advises on planning matters for clients including Oaktree Capital Management. Group head Ernesto García-Trevijano and Marta Plaza are the key names.

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