José Vicente Morote > Andersen > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Public and Regulatory Law. Urban Planning and Environmental Law. Real Estate


Partner and head of the Public and Regulatory Law Practice in the Madrid, Valencia and Seville offices. He is the European Legal Coordinator of Andersen Global as well as member of the European Regional Board of the firm.


José Vicente Morote was previously Partner and responsible of the Public and Regulatory department of Olleros Abogados and Managing Partner of LexUrban Abogados & Urbanistas, part of LexCorporate Abogados, a firm specializing in Public Law, providing advice on administrative, Urban and Real Estate Law issues. Before this, he was an associate at the Public Law Practice of J&A Garrigues.

Jose Vicente Morote has advised a number of Public Agencies on Administrative Law issues since 1995.

Jose Vicente has PHD of Law from the University of Bologna. He was appointed Dean of the Law University Catolica de Valencia, San Vicente Mártir, from 2007 to 2014. He is  a Public Servant specialising in administrative issues at Local Authority (on special leave).

He has participated as teacher in several courses and conferences in several universities and institutions. He has published a number of books on Administrative Law issues, namely ‘Las Circulares normativas de la Administración Pública, Editorial Tirant Lo Blanch; ‘Comentarios a la Ley Reguladora de las Bases de Régimen Local’, Civitas Thomson. Madrid; ‘Práctica de Administración Local: Formularios y Documentos’, published in 2006. He has also written a number of articles and taken part in the drafting of codes, compilations, translations and recessions. Furthermore, he has directed a number of Postgraduate Theses (PhD) and other academic works.


Spanish, English, French, Italian, German


  • Chamber of Commerce of Italia to Spain.

  • Association of Jurists of The Health.


  • Degree in Law, Special Recognition, Universidad de Valencia.

  • Degree in Law, Università di Bologna.

  • Degree in Political Science, UNED.

  • Doctor in Law, Università di Bologna.

  • Master in Urban Planning, ‘La ordenación autonómica del territorio’ (Urban Planning in Autonomous regions”), ADEIT.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Real estate and construction

Known for providing commercial advice from offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Seville, Andersen has broad real estate experience covering the acquisition of portfolios of real estate assets, sale and leasebacks, joint ventures, financing, refinancing and SOCIMIs. The firm also has expertise in the areas of urban planning and construction law. José Vicente Morote co-leads the team with real estate and construction law expert Maite Hernandez. Other key names in this field include Antonio Ñudi and Carlos Peña.

Spain > Public law

Andersen is known for its ‘very sound and specialised environmental legal practice‘. From offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Seville the firm advises companies, public authorities and the public sector on a range of public law issues, including contracts, litigation and mobility matters. Sectors in which the department has significant expertise include water, ports, telecoms, energy, healthcare and commerce. Practice head José Vicente Morote focuses on public and regulatory law, public procurement and regulated sectors. Also notable are Carlos Minguez, who joined in 2019 and brings ‘great experience and technical understanding’; and Arancha Bengoechea, who arrived from another law firm and has strength in environmental law.