Joaquim Riera Canchal

Of Counsel

Tel.: (+34) 93 415 74 00 
Fax: (+34) 93 415 84 00 

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  • Degree in Law from the University of Barcelona (1990).
  • Diploma from the Legal Practice School of the Barcelona Bar Association (1998).
  • Graduate Diploma in Implementation of Urban Planning Systems Autonomous University of Barcelona (2002).


Professional experience

  • He was head of Real Estate management of REGESA, a private Company attached to the Barcelona County Council (1990-1997).
  • Lawyer at the Neighborhood Remodeling Office of the Catalan Land Institute, a public Company of the Generalitat of Catalonia, and attached to the Catalonian Regional Department of Land Policy and Public Works(1998-2000).
  • Director of the legal department of Espais Promocions Immobiliàries, EPI, SA.( 2001- 2005).
  • Director of the Urban Management Department of the Neighborhood Remodeling Office of the Catalan Land Institute (INCASOL) (2005 (June) – April 2006).
  • Head of legal real estate of Caixa Catalunya, which subsequently changed to Catalunya Banc (2006-2015).



He is specialized in both public and private areas of real estate and town planning.


Membership of professional bodies and associations

Member of the Barcelona Bar Association since 1996.


Teaching work

  • Lecturer of the Master of Law in Town Planning, Real Estate and Urban Development at the University of Pompeu Fabra (IDEC).
  • He collaborates in the Master courses given on town planning and real estate at the Barcelona Bar Association (Campus ICAB).



Spanish and Catalan.



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