Agustín García Ureta

Catedrático de Derecho Administrativo Catedrático de Direito Administrativo

Áreas de prática

Direito Público e Regulatório Ambiente


Agustín is a Member of the Academic Counsel at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo.

He is a specialist in administrative law in general and, in particular, in European Union law and in environmental law and administrative jurisdiction. He has also participated directly and actively in the elaboration of general provisions (draft laws, foral rules, decrees …).

He holds a degree in Law from the University of Deusto. LLM in European Legal Studies from the University of Exeter (United Kingdom). He obtained a Ph.D. in Law (Doctor) from the University of Exeter. He is currently Professor of Administrative Law (University of the Basque Country – Euskal Herriko Univertsitatea).

He has taught environmental law courses at the universities of Montreal, Seville, Autonomous Madrid, Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona and International University of Andalusia.

Agustín, is the author of 12 monographs, co-author of 6 books and has published more than 45 articles and 60 comments to judgments in matters of general and environmental administrative law, such as European Biodiversity Law (2020), Topics of Administrative Law I and II (2019), Inspections in EU law (2008); The protection of the home (2007); Inspections and public administrations (2006); The Arbitration Commission of the Basque Country (2003); Administrative Procedure and Community Law: (2002); Protected Areas (1999); Protection of Flora and Fauna Species in European Community Law: Directives 79/409 and 92/43 (1997); Legal Framework of the Environmental Impact Assessment Procedure: European Community and State law (1994).

He is also a current survey correspondent for Environmental Liability published by Lawtext (Oxford) and a member of the editorial board of Water Law and the Basque Journal of Public Administration.