Public Law & Regulated Sectors


The Public Law and Regulated Sectors area of CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo is able to boast a team of professionals with vast experience in the public and private sectors, enabling us to provide advice based on well-rounded knowledge of the regulation applicable to all types of economic activity. In an increasingly regulated environment, with multiple sources of national and cross-border legislation in which EU Law features heavily, the minimisation of regulatory risks has become the key to business success.

Our team is composed of lawyers affiliated to the most prestigious Government organisations and is highly regarded in the field of public law, advising on all forms of relationships with different authorities and Public Sector organisations, including: public procurement, compulsory purchase orders, pecuniary liability, public authority assets, disciplinary proceedings, licences and permits, subsidies and judicial reviews.

We have a widely-renowned track record in different areas of regulation (energy, the finance sector, TMT), providing comprehensive advice to countless domestic and international clients including some of the leading Spanish players in each respective sector. Based on deep-rooted knowledge of the client’s business and the creation of added value, our proactive approach has transformed us into an essential part of their day-to-day activity.

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    Ap­plic­able threshold for the ob­lig­a­tion to con­sider the di­vi­sion of...
    Art­icle 58 of the Law of 17 June 2016 on pub­lic pro­cure­ment re­quires all con­tract­ing au­thor­it­ies to con­sider the di­vi­sion of con­tracts in­to lots and, where the con­tract­ing au­thor­ity de­cides that it would not be ap­pro­pri­ate to di­vide the con­tract in­to lots,.
    Ten­der­ers must com­ply with re­quire­ments for ex­clu­sion grounds at date...
    On 10 Novem­ber 2016, the Court of Justice rendered an in­ter­est­ing de­cision (in Ciclat Soc. coop. v. Con­sip SpA, C-199/15) re­gard­ing the ap­plic­a­tion of ex­clu­sion grounds. In this par­tic­u­lar case, a ten­der­er did not com­ply with its ob­lig­a­tions of so­cial se­cur­ity.
    Dis­pute res­ol­u­tion in the con­struc­tion in­dustry: a new pro­ced­ure has...
    Dis­putes of­ten arise dur­ing con­struc­tion pro­jects. In these cases the cli­ent and the con­struct­or face a unique chal­lenge: how to settle the dis­pute without delay­ing the pro­ject and without adding ex­tra costs? For such dis­putes the Ar­bit­ra­tion Board for the.