Ms Blanca Lozano > Gómez-Acebo & Pombo > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo
CASTELLANA 216
28046 MADRID
Spain

Work Department

Administrative and regulatory, Environment

Position

Professor of Administrative Law. Member of the Academic Counsel

Career

Member of the consolidated research group of the UPV/EHU GIC 07/91, recognized for the years 2007-2012 by the Head of Science Policies of the Basque Government
Member of the Royal Academy of Legislation and Jurisprudence, following her appointment in 2007
Member of the Publishing Council of La Ley-Wolter Kluwer
External assessor from 2007 of the “National Evaluation and Foresight Agency” (ANEP)
Founder member of the Observatory for Environment Policies of the University of Zaragoza, subsidised by the Ministry of the Environment and consulting and research body created 2005
Founder member of the Complutense Institute of European Law and Local Integration (IDEIR), research Institute ascribed at the Complutense University
Member of CEDAT (Centre d’ Estudis de Dret Ambiental de Tarragona) ascribed as a research center of the Rovira i Virgili University since its constitution on February 2009

Languages

English, french, italian and portuguese.

Education

Master of Law, with a diploma in Business Science from the Comillas Pontifical University -ICADE (1984)
Graduated in International Studies from the City of London Polytechnic (1982)
Doctor in Law from the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) [Open University] – cum laude qualification (1989)

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Environment

The dedicated environment practice at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo ‘is an experienced team with a high knowledge of sector legislation and administrative procedures‘ whose specialisms include integrated water, waste and recycling management, and water concession matters. Among its client base are a number of the country’s industrial federations, which benefits from the firm’s experience in noise and emissions, toxic substances, mining and chemical products. Practice head Pedro Poveda is a noted expert in waste management law; Blanca Lozano is praised for her knowledge of environmental and administrative law. At the non-partner level, of counsel Eduardo Orteu has strength in water law, while associate Ignacio Álvarez is commended for his ‘consolidated experience‘ in the field. Among the standout instructions in 2020 was the ongoing advice on draft legislation to a group of Spain’s most prominent recycling and waste management NGOs.