Public Law, Urban Planning and Environmental Law
This area provides legal advisory services on different matters of Public Law, with some of the most important being: public procurement, infrastructures, regulated sectors (energy, telecommunications, securities market, etc.), disciplinary proceedings, subsidies and grants, state liability of Public Administrations, public assets (water, mines, coasts, ports, etc.), expropriations, legal representation in contentious-administrative proceedings and counseling on the preparation of legislative drafts for parliamentary processing.
In this context, GLA has collaboration agreements with a number of trusted and renowned industry experts (civil engineers, etc.), in order to complement legal services with the corresponding technical component, especially in matters where this is essential for increasing the possibilities of bringing successful claims before third parties (incidents occurring in public works, etc.).
The firm is also highly specialized in the area of Urban Planning and Environmental Law, which allows it to provide relevant services in the area of planning, management, execution and urban development planning control, as well as the implementation of commercial and office complexes, public facilities, etc.
In coordination with urban planning services, this Area covers matters relating to construction, promotion, financing and real estate investment in residential buildings, offices, business parks, logistics warehouses, hotels, tourist resorts and shopping and leisure centers in Spain.
Special mention should be made of :
- The design of legal vehicles for the purchase, sale, leasing and management of real estate projects.
- Advisory services for real estate developers through the conducting of statutory audits.
- The preparation of building and project management contracts.
- The provision of services relating to leasing and horizontal property, etc.
Litigation and Arbitration
This Area provides advisory services primarily in cases of civil and commercial disputes. In particular, it provides legal representation in liability actions (contractual and non-contractual), resolution of corporate disputes (between shareholders, administrators, challenging of corporate resolutions), implementation processes (guarantees, payment procedures, foreign exchange), collective actions, processes relating to fundamental rights (honor, integrity, etc.), challenging of wills and the distribution of inheritances, among others.
Services are also offered in the area of civil and commercial contracts, such as those relating to urban leasing and horizontal property, as well as agency, distribution and franchise agreements and debt recovery.
In addition, this area manages ad hoc arbitration procedures and assumes legal representation in arbitrations before the major courts of Spain.
This area provides ongoing advice to private companies and entities in the public sector (Public Administrations, etc.), in order to effectively prevent the commission of offences and crimes.
Among other services, it offers the design of regulatory compliance plans and programs to establish ad hoc controls that help strengthen the internal structures of private and public entities, with the ensuing prevention of primarily economic and reputational risks.
Within this Area, individualized services are offered for various sporting events (football, basketball, indoor football, tennis, etc.) to athletes as well as clubs, federations, sports corporations, investment funds, organizers of sporting events and Public Administrations.
In particular, these services include the design of tax planning and remuneration systems, contract negotiation, image rights management and the purchase and sale and leasing of sports facilities, etc.