Mr Ernesto García-Trevijano > GTA Villamagna Abogados > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

GTA Villamagna Abogados
28001 MADRID

Work Department

Public Law


Co- managing Partner at GTA Villamagna Abogados.

He specializes in Public and private procurement; Infrastructure planning and construction; Regulated sectors; Environment; Urban planning; Litigation; Legal reviews, acquisitions and sale of assets; Competition Law and State Subsidies.


Founding Partner of GTA Villamagna Abogados in November 2012.

Chairman of the Construction Arbitration Committee since June 2012.

Managing Partner of the Public Law Department of Baker & McKenzie (Madrid office) from 2002 to 2012.

For fifteen years, he has been Administrative Law lecturer at the Complutense University of Madrid Law School and CEU-Luis Vives University.

Legal Adviser to the Spanish Government (currently on leave) since 1984, Ernesto has worked in the sectors of Industry and Energy, Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Health and Consumption, Education, Sport and Culture, amongst others.


Spanish and English.


Academic Member of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation.

Member of the Madrid Bar Association since 1983.


Degree in Law, Complutense University of Madrid (Spain) with Outstanding and Exceptional Award

PhD in Law, graduating summa cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Public law

(Leading individuals)

Ernesto García-TrevijanoGTA Villamagna Abogados

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.

Spain > Environment

(Leading individuals)

Ernesto García-TrevijanoGTA Villamagna Abogados

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.

Spain > Dispute resolution

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.

Spain > Projects and energy

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.