Mr Santiago Garrido > Gómez-Acebo & Pombo > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo
28046 MADRID
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Work Department

Public Law and regulatory, Environment




Throughout his extensive career, Santiago has advised both Spanish and foreign companies, as well as business associations and collectives, on administrative and judicial proceedings, chiefly on matters related to the environment, energy and natural resources. He has also collaborated on the development of draft laws and regulations.


Spanish, English


Madrid Bar Association


Santiago holds a Degree in Law from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, a Master’s Degree in Environmental Policy and Management from Universidad Carlos III and a Master’s Degree in International Business Law from the Instituto de Empresa.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Projects and energy

Fielding a ‘team of multidisciplinary lawyers’ with solid public law, finance and M&A backgrounds, Gómez-Acebo & Pombo stands out for its ‘deep knowledge of the energy sector and the regulations that apply to it’. The group showcases notable strength in transactional matters, such as M&A involving energy assets, and in the financing and construction of projects. Department co-head Verónica Romaní is retained by a variety of leading national and international players in relation to acquisitions and asset finance deals in regulated sectors, most notably energy. Carlos Vázquez, whose focus lies heavily on administrative and regulatory issues surrounding the energy, water and waste management spaces, jointly oversees the group with Romaní. Santiago Garrido, who is active in transactional, administrative and judicial matters involving environmental law, energy and natural resources, and Borja Carvajal, a reference for project finance and implementation, are also noteworthy.

Spain > Environment

(Hall of Fame)

Santiago GarridoGómez-Acebo & Pombo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo maintains its prominent position in the market, standing out for its expertise in sustainable development, waste management and climate change. Commended for its ‘experience, knowledge and commitment to the environment’, the firm is adept in commercial, litigious and regulatory matters, acting on behalf of a variety of clients. Leadership is shared between Pedro Poveda, an expert in waste and water matters, and Santiago Garrido, whose practice focuses on regulatory mandates and renewable energy. Eduardo Orteu is sought out by national and international clients, including private companies and public entities, for his experience in ESG, taxonomy and waste issues, while Helena Villena Romera is especially active in environmental matters in the natural resources, mining and life sciences sectors.