Head of Public and Regulatory

Bio

Carlos is head of Public Law and Regulatory at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo.

He specialises in administrative law, specifically, energy, infrastructure, procurement and concessions, water, environment and tax law.

He holds a Law Degree from the Complutense University of Madrid. He belongs to the Senior Corp of State Tax Inspectors and to the Senior Corp of State Insurance. He was an adjunct Inspector of the National Inspection Office (Oficina Nacional de Inspección), in Barcelona and Inspector coordinator of financial companies in Madrid. He also served as Technical General Secretary of the Ministry of Environment.

Carlos is recognised in various prestigious legal directories -including Chambers & Partners and Legal 500- as a leading legal professional in Energy & Natural Resources, Environment, Public Law and Projects and Energy.

He is a frequent lecturer at national and international conferences.

Carlos has participated as author or coauthor in several specialised publications.

Membership of professional bodies and associations

Madrid Bar Association no. 19505
He belongs to the Senior Corp of State Tax Inspectors and to the Senior Corp of State Insurance Inspectors

Languages

Spanish
English

Acknowledgments

  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019

Chambers & Partners Europe 2022. Energy & Natural Resources

Chambers & Partners Europe 2022. Environment

"his strengths are his great knowledge, his critical capacity and his ability to find solutions to the most complex problems"

Chambers & Partners Europe 2022. Public Law

"great knowledge of Spanish administrative law, his analytical skills and his ability to find solutions to the most complex problems"

Chambers & Partners Global 2022. Energy & Natural Resources – Spain

Chambers & Partners Europe 2021. Energy

"hard-working and pleasant."

Chambers & Partners Europe 2021. Environment

Chambers & Partners Europe 2021. Public Law

The Legal 500 2021. Public Law

The Chambers Global 2020. Energy & Natural Resources – Spain

The Chambers Europe 2020. Energy & Natural Resources – Spain

The Chambers Europe 2020. Environment – Spain

The Chambers Europe 2020. Public Law – Spain

"In the water sector, Carlos Vázquez is an authority."

Legal 500 2020. Public law

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The Chambers Global 2019. Energy & Natural Resources – Spain

«Interviewees highlight his "capacity to provide solutions quickly and without hesitations"»

The Chambers Europe 2019. Energy & Natural Resources

The Chambers Europe 2019. Environment

"lawyer with a lot of experience and expertise in the area"

The Chambers Europe 2019. Public Law

"a great lawyer in this field"

The Legal 500 2019. Projects and energy

The Legal 500 2019. Public Law

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