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Ramón y Cajal Abogados
28010 MADRID
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Work Department

Real Estate and Urban Planning.




Francisco is a partner in the Real Estate and Urban Development Department of the Madrid office. His work has focused mainly on urban development, real estate, government/public sector law and litigation, advising private and public sector clients in a wide range of matters including the processing of documents for urban development zoning and management; participation in proceedings to safeguard the legality of urban development; drafting contractual documentation to acquire land on which to construct residential, commercial, office and logistics projects; and drafting due diligence reports. Francisco also leads contentious-administrative appeals in matters of sanctions, expropriations, authorisations, permits, orders to shut down and against urban development planning and management documents. He also has a solid background in advising on the development, execution and project finance of renewable energy projects on land deemed unsuitable for building.




Biscay Bar Association. Urban Land Institute (ULI).


Law Degree, University of the Basque Country, 1999. Diploma in Urban Development, Escuela Vasca de Estudios Territoriales y Urbanos, 2000. Masters Degree in Territorial and Urban Development Policy, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2001.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Real estate and construction

The experienced real estate team at Ramón y Cajal Abogados coordinates its offices in Madrid and Barcelona to assist a range of national and international listed and non-listed companies, investment funds, developers and individuals on high-end, multi-jurisdictional deals. The department’s broad practice sees it advising on sales and leasebacks, construction agreements, service provision agreements, bridge financing and due diligence reports, among other areas. Key support is provided by urban planning expert Francisco Bengoetxea. In a significant move, former practice head Roberto Tojo Thomas de Carranza and a team of associates left the firm in February 2022.