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Carlos Vázquez Cobos

Socio
Oficina:
Madrid 

Tel.: (+34) 91 582 91 00 
Fax: (+34) 91 582 91 14 


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Socio. Coordinador del Área de Administrativo y Regulatorio.
Forma parte de Gómez-Acebo & Pombo desde el 2005 y es socio desde el 2005.

 

Formación y experiencia profesional

  • Licenciado en Derecho por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Pertenece al Cuerpo Superior de Inspectores de Hacienda del Estado y al Cuerpo Superior de Inspectores de Seguros del Estado
  • Inspector adjunto en la Oficina Nacional de Inspección, Dependencia de Barcelona (1988-1992) e Inspector coordinador de entidades financieras en la Dependencia de Madrid (1992-1996)
  • Secretario General Técnico del Ministerio de Medio Ambiente (1996-2001)
  • Socio director del despacho Alya Abogados, S. L. (2003-2005)

 

Especialidades

Derecho administrativo; en particular, energía, infraestructuras, contratos y concesiones; agua, medio ambiente; derecho tributario.

 

Entidades y asociaciones profesionales de las que es miembro

  • Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid

 

Labor Docente

  • Ha sido Profesor asociado de la Universidad Carlos III, del Instituto de Empresa, de la EOI, del Instituto de Estudios Europeos.
  • En la actualidad es profesor en el Master de Derecho Energético impartido por el Club Español de la Energía y profesor en el Master de Acceso a la Abogacía, ICADE, asignatura de contratación pública.

 

Idiomas

Español e inglés

 

Publicaciones (entre otras)

  • "La regulación de los contratos de cesión de derechos de usos del agua", en la obra colectiva "La reforma de la Ley de Aguas", Editorial Civitas, Madrid 2000.
  • ""Régimen económico financiero del agua", en la obra colectiva "Derecho de aguas", 2006, ISBN 84-933127-2-X, págs. 1001-1036.
  • "La aplicación de la Ley de Sectores Especiales en el sector del agua", Noticias de la Unión Europea, ISSN 1133-8660, Nº 301, 2010 (Ejemplar dedicado a: Contratación en los "sectores excluidos"), págs. 107-115.
  • "Reforma y privatización parcial del sector aeroportuario", con Blanca Lozano Cutanda, Diario La Ley, ISSN 1989-6913, Nº 7554, 2011.
  • "Anteproyecto de ley de unidad de mercado: hacia una licencia comercial única para actividades y productos", con Blanca Lozano Cutanda, Diario La Ley, ISSN 1989-6913, Nº 8017, 2013.
  • "Garantía hipotecaria sobre concesiones demaniales", en la obra colectiva Problemas prácticos y actualidad del Derecho administrativo: Anuario 2014, coord. por Miguel Angel Recuerda Girela, 2014, ISBN 978-84-470-4682-9, págs. 861-882.
  • "Una vieja polémica inconclusa: el Tribunal Supremo vuelve a calificar de tasa la contraprestación por el servicio municipal de abastecimiento de agua potable, aunque sea gestionado por empresa privada", con Blanca Lozano Cutanda, Diario La Ley, ISSN 1989-6913, Nº 8790, 2016.

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He has a good understanding of the problems and how to solve them, so it is easy to work with him." "He is really familiar with all aspects of public law and its peculiarities in Spain"

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"Works 24/7 and knows everything about public law"
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"He is good in terms of both quality and results."
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"A great lawyer with practical experience"
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"Great lawyer"
The Chambers Global 2016. Energy and Natural Resources

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Head of department Carlos Vázquez Cobos is well regarded for his rigorous approach and in-depth knowledge, particularly in environmental matters. Sources appreciate that "he is a great communicator and has a real ability to explain complex ideas in an accessible way."
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Carlos Vázquez Cobos is described as "a very complete public law lawyer."
The Chambers Europe 2015. Environment

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Carlos Vázquez Cobos "is well prepared technically, has strong interdisciplinary skills and is accessible."
The Chambers Global 2015. Energy and Natural Resources

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"He gets back to us quickly, gives us peace of mind, is very calm and can de-escalate tense situations. We feel very well supported by him".
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chambers partners

"Practical and knowledgeable" Carlos Vázquez Cobos is an experienced environmental lawyer with particular expertise in water infraestructure matters.
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Clients describe public law specialist Carlos Vázquez Cobos as "a wise man; a lawyer who gives you confidence. There is a certain chemistry with him, you believe that he is right and you feel protected. He is sensible and speaks the same language as the client."
The Chambers Global 2014. Energy and Natural Resources

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Carlos Vázquez Cobos receives praise for his sensible approach and good communication skills.
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Department head Carlos Vázquez Cobos "is knowledgeable and rigorous, and provides straightforward advice".
The Chambers Global 2013. Energy and Natural Resources

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Carlos Vázquez Cobos  is "a wonderful lawyer who knows his subject inside out",according to sources.
The Chambers Europe 2013. Public Law

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Public law specialist Carlos Vázquez Cobos is a former technical secretary general of the Ministry of Environment. He is admired for his flexible, proactive and realistic approach.
The Chambers Europe 2013. Environment

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Public law expert Carlos Vázquez Cobos is "fantastic: no matter how busy he is he always responds to our queries", says one client. Another interviewee highlights Vázquez Cobos' "capacity to listen and adapt to the needs of the client".
The Chambers Global 2012. Energy and Natural Resources

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Carlos Vázquez has "extensive knowledge and a great sense of customer service", and "looks for solutions instead of problems".
The Legal 500 2012. Projects and Energy

chambers partners

Carlos Vázquez Cobos focuses on the regulatory aspects of environment law, and is highly respected for his prowess in this area.
The Chambers Europe 2012. Environment

Chambers Global

He is praised by peers as being "an intelligent and sensitive lawyer, great in the energy field".
The Chambers Global 2011. Energy and Natural Resources

Chambers Europe

Carlos Vázquez Cobos is "a great professional: diligent and attentive, he combines solid legal expertise with a practical vision, and understands exactly what our requirements are", according to sources.
The Chambers Europe 2011. Environment