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Pedro Poveda

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Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

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Pedro joined Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in 2005 and became a partner in 2010.

Professional career: Held several civil service positions at the Spanish Ministry of the Environment (Head of the Regulations Department, Deputy Director-General of the Basic Regulations Department and Adviser at the Technical Secretariat-General) (1993-2002); Partner of ALYA ABOGADOS, a law firm specialising in water, energy and climate change law; Developed his professional career in the private sector as Chairman of SIGMA ENVIRO SA, an environmental management integrated consultancy firm specialising in waste and IPPC issues.

Teaching: He is Lecturer of Administrative Law at the Carlos III University of Madrid since academic year 2008/200; He also participates as lecturer in several master programmes and postgraduate courses organized by Universities and Higher-Education Institutions, including, among others: The Industrial Organisation School (Escuela de Organización Industrial): Master Programme in Environmental Engineering and Managemen; Ministry of the Environment: Theoretical and practical course on Environmental Law; Complutense University of Madrid. Institute of Environmental Sciences (Instituto Universitario de Ciencias Ambientales): "Specialisation degree in Environmental Law"; National Institute of Public Administration (Instituto Nacional de Administración Pública): Course on Environmental Law and Environmental Management and Higher Education Course on Town Planning; Carolina Foundation: Master in Environmental Management.


Spanish, English and French.


Environmental  Bar Association of Madrid.


Currently studying a Doctorate programme in "Educational, legal, territorial and socio-economic instruments of the environment" at the Complutense University of Madrid: he has obtained a Diploma of Advanced Studies upon completion of the research stage and registered his doctoral thesis proposal on the legal regime of integrated packaging waste management systems; Degree in Community Law from the University of Castilla-La Mancha (1987); Degree in Law from the Autonomous University of Madrid (1980).



Within: Leading individuals

Pedro Poveda - Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Within: Environment

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has ‘deep knowledge of waste management and international environmental regulations’ thanks to its solid team, which includes household name Pedro Poveda and rising star María José Rovira, who are highly regarded. The firm is advising the Spanish Climate Change Office on draft legislation to meet international emission reduction objectives. It also works with key chemical, utilities and biodiversity sector clients.

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