GTA Villamagna Abogados > Madrid, Spain > Firm Profile

GTA Villamagna Abogados
MARQUES DE VILLAMAGNA, 3
6a PLANTA
28001 MADRID
Spain

Spain > Environment Tier 2

Noted for its ‘great theoretical and practical knowledge‘, GTA Villamagna Abogados stands out for its work in real estate, hotels, agriculture and mining-related environmental matters. The firm is well versed in environmental permits and environmental impact assessments, and often advises on the environmental law aspects of sales and acquisitions of energy and industrial projects. Ernesto García-Trevijano leads the department and maintains a diverse practice, covering environment, urban planning, construction and public procurement; Marta Plaza and Jesús Estrada are also noted.

Practice head(s):

Ernesto García-Trevijano

Other key lawyers:

Marta Plaza; Jesús Estrada; Javier García

Testimonials

‘The GTA office is extraordinarily efficient and decisive in public law. Within this branch, environmental regulations are increasingly demanding, and we are satisfied with the work of GTA.’

‘I would highlight Ernesto Trevijano Garnica, Marta Plaza and Jesus Estrada.’

‘Great theoretical and practical knowledge, availability, adaptation of economic proposals to the type of issue’

‘Marta Plaza has great legal and practical knowledge, quick and precise answers, and adaptation to different types of issues.’

Key clients

OROVALLE MINERALS, S.L.

CEMENTOS PORTLAND VALDERRIVAS, S.A.

SALMEDINA TRATAMIENTO DE RESIDUOS INERTES, S.L.

PROMONTORIA COLISEUM REAL ESTATE, S.L.

BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA S.A (BBVA)

DIVARIAN PROPIEDAD, S.A.

UTE CESPA GESTIÓN DE RESIDUOS, S.A. – ADALMO, S.L.

ELECTROQUÍMICA DEL NOROESTE, S.A.U (ELNOSA)

TÉCNICA Y NATURALEZA, S.A.

SANTA TERESITA S.L

Work highlights

  • Acts as lead advisor to Orovalle Minerals in legal issues related to the daily operations of all its mining rights and research permits, located in the Rio Narcea Gold Belt of Asturias, that have been granted by the competent authorities.
  • Advised Cementos Portland Valderrivas on obtaining the necessary environmental licenses and authorisations to amend the process of cement production in its factory located in Alcalá de Guadaíra (Seville) by adding non-hazardous waste through energy valorisation.
  • Advised Salmedina Tratamiento de Residuos Inertes on the elaboration of a proposal to be submitted to the Community of Madrid, setting out the different improvement measures, from both a practical and regulatory point of view, to combat the significant increase in illegal dumping of inert waste.

Spain > Public law Tier 3

Everything in the firm is of the highest level’, says a client about GTA Villamagna Abogados, whose solid public law department is jointly headed by Ernesto García-Trevijano, ‘one of the country’s leading specialists’, and Marta Plaza, who advises on public procurement, urban law and planning. The team, which also includes senior associate Javier García, is best known for its litigation skills, and for advising clients on the construction and operation of public infrastructure, especially highways and ports.

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Everything in the office is of the highest level and the differentiating element is Ernesto García Trevijano, who is one of the country’s leading specialists in RPA and administrative litigation issues.’

‘Ernesto García Trevijano is the differential element for his knowledge and treatment.’

‘Multidisciplinary team. Legal knowledge and practical application to different sectors. Ability to analyze and decide the best alternative for the client’

‘Availability and compliance with deadlines. Friendliness and professionalism. Extensive legal knowledge and its application in the different levels of the judiciary. Ernesto García-Trevijano stands out.’

‘Knowledge, Experience, Strategy, Agile response to the questions raised.’

‘Knowledge of the practice. Specialization of activities. Mr. Ernesto Garcia-Trevijano.’

Key clients

VALORIZA SERVICIOS MEDIOAMBIENTALES, S.A.

BOREMER, S.A. UTE

AEDAS HOMES, S.A.U.

ACCIONA CONTRUCCIÓN, S.A.

INSOLVENCY ADMINISTRATION OF AUTOPISTA DEL HENARES, CONCESIONARIA DEL ESTADO, S.A.

INSOLVENCY ADMINISTRATION OF AUTOPISTA MADRID-LEVANTE, CONCESIONARIA DEL ESTADO, S.A.

ING BANK, SUCURSAL EN ESPAÑA

FERROVIAL CONSTRUCCION, S.A.

TRANVÍA DE PARLA, S.A. (GLOBALVÍA INFRAESTRUCTURAS, S.A.).

FCC CONSTRUCCIÓN, S.A.

ASCAN, EMPRESA CONSTRUCTORA Y DE GESTIÓN S.A. UTE

SOCIEDAD CONCESIONARIA TRANVÍA DE MURCIA, S.A.

Spain > Tax Tier 4

Offering ‘fast, effective and high-level advice', the tax team at GTA Villamagna Abogados excels in tax litigation, wealth management and tax matters involving financial institutions. Carlos Marcelo is a key name for matters in the finance space, while other sectors of strength for the team include real estate, insurance and pharmaceuticals. Government tax inspector on leave Felipe Alonso is an experienced practice head, and Javier Povo received significant praise from clients for his recent counsel.

Practice head(s):

Felipe Alonso

Other key lawyers:

Carlos Marcelo; Javier Povo; Antonio Ruiz; David Caballero

Testimonials

‘I would start by highlighting the absolutely extraordinary competence, knowledge and skills. I would continue for the exquisite treatment and absolute availability to educate, and guide the client. And finally the confidence and peace of mind of knowing that you are in the best hands. In my specific case, Javier Povo has been an exceptional example of that, and a competent and close professional to whom I would recommend and entrust any matter related to his field without thinking for a minute.’

‘GTA attorneys offer fast, effective and high-level advice in the area of tax law. The GTA team in this area is very strong, they have a very good relationship with clients and they know perfectly the functioning of the Spanish Tax Administration and other countries of the European Union.’

‘Carlos Marcelo is one of the greatest exponents of the firm with a high tax knowledge that together with his values as a person and his communication skills make it very difficult to find a more qualified expert in his field.’

‘GTA Villamagna stands out for its high level of updating in tax regulations, for its adaptation to work together with other specialists when required, for their availability and flexibility to attend to queries or services in extraordinary situations, etc.

‘Both Carlos Marcelo and David Caballero are great lawyers, with very technical and precise knowledge, on a diversity of matters within the fiscal and tax field.’

‘GTA is a small firm, compared to others, and what they achieve is a closeness to the client and an exceptional treatment. They are always available, which makes things much easier when it comes to work. Javier Povo has shown that he knows how to manage clients autonomously, managing complicated projects.’

‘The service exceeds my expectations. When I need them, they are always available to help quickly and have a high level of professionalism. The treatment of the team was outstanding from the first contact. The professionalism and communication were of a high level; even on weekends and holidays, they prepared the case in a record time to present at the tax office. I’d recommend this law firm with my eyes closed. They are honest and fully involved with the client to defend their rights. They always make an extra effort to ensure the client is on the same page, with excellent results.’

‘Javier Povo is a great professional who knows how to help in a difficult moment. Speed, effectiveness, and a good person who can empathize with his clients and lend a hand even in things not included in his services. If it were necessary for the future, I would not hesitate to have Javier Povo and his entire team. The attention is personalized, and you have the certainty at all times that he is dedicating time and effort to your defence.’

Spain > Dispute resolution Tier 5

The ‘excellent team of professionals‘ at GTA Villamagna Abogados ‘knows how to extract what is important from the facts‘. The team is particularly active in litigation, with an emphasis on matters arising out of real estate, construction and infrastructure projects, but is also equipped to represent clients in arbitration proceedings. Corporate disputes are another area of strength for the team, which is led by the highly regarded Ernesto García-Trevijano. Marta Plaza and Jesús Estrada handle a range of public, civil and corporate disputes.

Practice head(s):

Ernesto García-Trevijano

Other key lawyers:

Marta Plaza; Jesús Estrada; Mercedes Bértolo; Javier García

Testimonials

‘The GTA lawyers feel like ours, their level of commitment is absolute. The level of specialisation of its different areas make GTA a firm that offers all services and favours the concentration of services and interlocutors, a matter extremely relevant in companies like ours in expansion.’

‘Quality of work Commitment. Knowledge of our company. I’d highlight Marta Plaza.’

‘Ernesto Garcia Trevijano: Experience, expert in administrative matters and litigation with the different administrations.’

‘Multidisciplinary and ability to work as a team with other professionals from other sectors.’

‘Availability and orientation to customer needs. Friendliness and professionalism. I would highlight Ernesto García-Trevijano and Jesús Estrada.’

‘They know how to extract what is important from the facts to make concise documents.We receive a more personalised and continuous attention.’

‘The professional team of GTA Villamagna stands out for the cohesion of its members, who act in permanent collaboration to achieve a global vision of the advice, knowing the particularities of their client, which for us is very relevant. The solid and constant training of its professionals, under the leadership of its Partners (who are directly involved in the matters), allow the provision of a highly personalised service.’

‘It is an excellent team of professionals, both human and professional, who understand their clients’ business. The team is led by Ernesto García-Trevijano Garnica, and I would also like to highlight Marta Plaza and Jesús Estrada, as well as Javier García.’

Key clients

ENCE ENERGÍA Y CELULOSA, S.A.

TRANVÍA DE PARLA, S.A. (GLOBALVÍA INFRAESTRUCTURAS, S.A.)

INSOLVENCY ADMINISTRATION OF PROMOTORA IMPERIAL, SL

UTE OPERADORA TERMOSOLAR VILLENA (FCC CONSTRUCCIÓN)

UTE TERMOSOLAR GUZMÁN (FCC CONSTRUCCIÓN)

FUNDACIÓN CASA DE LA VIRGEN and ENJOY WELLNESS, S.A.

EXINA, S.L.

SOCIEDAD CONCESIONARIA TRANVÍA DE MURCIA, S.A.

FYOMA, S.A.

SACYR, S.A.

Work highlights

  • Advising Ence Energía y Celulosa in two legal proceedings against two of its regular fuel suppliers of the industrial plants that the client has in Asturias and Galicia.
  • Advising Tranvía de Parla in several procedures related to the contractor’s retribution in the contract for the construction and exploitation of the tramway of the city of Parla.
  • Providing legal advice to Promotora Imperial’s Receiver in proceedings against the city council of Pozuelo de Alarcón (Madrid).

Spain > Projects and energy Tier 5

Praised for their ‘approachability and easygoing nature’, partners Ernesto García-Trevijano and Jesús Estrada steer GTA Villamagna Abogados' energy practice, which is well known for its track record handling the construction and operation of power plants. Also of note is the department's expertise in regulation in the renewable energy market. Senior associates Javier García and María Ariza are other key members of the team.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

‘The professionalism coupled with their approachability and easy going nature, make both Ernesto García-Trevijano and Jesús Estrada give magnificent support to internal legal departments.’

Key clients

XALLAS ELECTRICIDAD Y ALEACIONES, S.A.U.

VALDECARROS BOARD OF COMPENSATION

OROVALLE MINERALS, S.L.

HACIENDA EL PIUL

ACCIONA CONSTRUCCIÓN, S.A.

CINDEGAL, S.L.U. (SENRA BUSINESS GROUP)

IBEXIA COX ENERGY DEVELOPMENT, S.L.

TÉCNICA Y NATURALEZA, S.A.

ITHAKA PARTNERS

OHL SERVICIOS–INGESAN, S.A.

Work highlights

  • Advising Xallas on the daily operations of its eight hydroelectric energy production facilities and the management of the five dams that it manages under concession from the Galician Public Water Authority.
  • Advising UTE Operadora Termosolar Villena and UTE Guzmán in relation to certain components of the technology installed in the solar plant.
  • Advising Orovalle Minerals regarding the daily operations of the EL VALLE-BOINÁS/CARLÉS Mine, located in Asturias.

Spain > Real estate and construction Tier 5

The experienced real estate group at Madrid-based firm GTA Villamagna Abogados takes a multidisciplinary approach, utilising public law and planning knowledge to advise national and international real estate developers, construction companies, private equity firms, corporates and public authorities across such sectors as infrastructure, consulting, hospitality and legal services. Planning expert Ernesto García-Trevijano heads the team, which is supported by public law specialist Marta Plaza, and planning advisors Ana Martín and Alberto Alcoba.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

‘In-depth knowledge of public law, ability to seek alternative solutions, full availability and speed of response, excellent negotiating qualities with all parties, robust credibility and reputation.’

‘Reliable team, with great disposition. Strengths, knowledge in their area and their ability to dialogue with the different participants.’

‘Great knowledge and great practical experience.’

‘Marta Plaza – availability, speed in the confirmation, great legal and practical knowledge.’

Key clients

Retamar de la Huerta Board of Compensation

Aedas Homes, S.A.U.

Valdecarros Board of Compensation

Divarian Propiedad, S.A.U.

Ute Grupo Rayet, S.A.U.

Zapata, S.A.

Sector PP-7 Board of Compensation

Sunny Resorts, S.L.

Enjoy Wellness, S.L.

Divarian Propiedad, S.A.

Soto de Azkorri, S.L.

Work highlights

  • Providing continuous legal advice to Retamar de la Huerta Board of Compensation, which is an entity specifically formed to promote the development of the area known as Retamar de la Huerta.
  • Advising Aedas Homes in its participation in the tender for the “Concession of public domain on land comprising supramunicipal networks of the Community of Madrid”.
  • Providing continuous legal advice to the Valdecarros Board of Compensation, which is an entity specifically formed to promote the development of the urban area of Valdecarros.
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The firm: The firm was founded by Felipe Alonso and Ernesto García-Trevijano, two highly renowned professionals with successful careers in both public administration and the legal profession.

The firm provides services with an international focus that are tailored to its clients’ needs. Its corporate structure allows it to provide innovative and creative solutions, maintaining the highest standards of quality and guaranteeing close and flexible relations with its clients.

The firm creates fully cooperative and stable relationships with its clients based on its values of: legal expertise, added value, initiative and creativity, commitment, personalised attention, and an international approach.

Areas of practice
Commercial corporate and M&A: Our firm provides legal advice to companies in the broadest sense. Our lawyers have extensive and recognized experience in assisting clients from a wide range of sectors in national and cross-border M&A and financing transactions, as well as providing them
with advice on general corporate matters, including corporate governance, commercial contracts and transactions, M&A, banking and project finance.

Construction and real state: GTA Villamagna Abogados has a broad experience in real estate practice, covering all aspects including purchase agreements, construction agreements, asset management and financing and legal configuration of significant buildings.

Dispute resolution: The firm has extensive experience in the judicial area, providing sophisticated solutions in pre-litigation and contentious to the most varied and complex issues that our clients, both companies and individuals.

Environmental: GTA Villamagna Abogados advises key actors in the legal evaluation of complex audits and also advises local Authorities on the regularisation of local supplement of natural resources; the firm also carries out the most complex litigations on environmental matters.

Projects and energy: The firm as a dedicated practice group with vast experience in the promotion, construction and operation of power plants, the regulatory framework of renewable energy sources and public procurement contracts. This practice group advises key actors on the renewable energy market and handles complex issues relating to mining public concessions and exploitation contracts of mines. It also represents its clients on contentious matters before the Spanish courts.

Public law: The firm excels in this area by achieving a high level of quality and experience in providing legal advice to both public administrative agencies and private companies, in: public procurement, public-private partnership, administrative concessions, administrative law penalties, ‘due diligence’ processes, etc.

Tax: GTA Villamagna Abogados enjoys an excellent reputation in advising on tax matters of the utmost complexity, and is recognised by customers for its
ability to develop innovative solutions with the highest level of quality and technical expertise. Within the tax practice the following areas of expertise can be highlighted:

    • Tax litigation: Advises and represents individuals and legal entities in their defence in economic, socioeconomic and financial crimes, including corporate crimes, punishable insolvencies, tax and social security related crimes or crimes against public administrations.
    • Wealth advisory: Focused on providing global advice (including tax advice, consulting and succession planning) on wealth and estate planning to high net worth families and individuals, family offices and private banking clients.
    • Corporate tax: The firm provides tax advice in all kind of corporate tax issues including on-going tax advice to national and international companies, corporate restructuring transactions, M&A and tax structuring for both inbound and outbound investments.
    • Indirect taxation: GTA advises on indirect taxation matters linked to real estate investments, financial and restructuring transactions.
DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Commercial corporate and M&A Ernesto García-Trevijano
Commercial corporate and M&A Jorge Alonso
Construction and real estate Ernesto García-Trevijano
Construction and real estate Marta Plaza
Dispute resolution Ernesto García-Trevijano
Dispute resolution Mercedes Bértolo
Environmental Ernesto García-Trevijano
Projects and energy Ernesto García-Trevijano
Projects and energy Jesús Estrada
Public law Ernesto García-Trevijano
Public law Marta Plaza
Tax Felipe Alonso
Tax Carlos Marcelo
Tax Javier Povo
Tax Antonio Ruiz
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Felipe Alonso Fernández photoMr Felipe Alonso FernándezFounding Partner of GTA Villamagna Abogados in 2012, Co-Managing Partner of the…
Jesús Antonio  Estrada  photoMr Jesús Antonio Estrada Partner at GTA Villamagna Abogados. He specializes in Regulated sectors;  Legal reviews,…
Ernesto García-Trevijano photoMr Ernesto García-TrevijanoCo- managing Partner at GTA Villamagna Abogados. He specializes in Public and…
Carlos Marcelo photoMr Carlos MarceloPartner in GTA Villamagna Abogados. Tax advice on domestic and international matters…
Marta Plaza photoMs Marta PlazaPartner at GTA Villamagna Abogados. She specializes in Public and private procurement;…
Javier Povo photoMr Javier PovoPartner of GTA Villamagna Abogados. Specializing in tax litigation / tax controversies,…
Antonio Ruiz  photoMr Antonio Ruiz Partner at GTA Villamagna Abogados. Specializing in general tax law, real estate…
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