Jacobo Casal Villares

Jacobo Casal Villares - Garrigues

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Languages Known:

  • English
  • Galician
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


Jacobo Casal Villares is a senior associate in the practice areas of Administrative Law and Planning and Zoning.
He has extensive experience providing legal advice to companies and public authorities in matters of Administrative Law, in general, and Planning and Zoning, in particular.
His professional practice has consisted in providing legal advice in Planning and Zoning issues, as well as in condemnations, Environmental Law, Administrative Law Penalties, also in regulated sectors such as ports, coasts, public and cultural assets, waters, transportation, energy, administrative liability, subsidies and aids, and public procurement, acting in all kinds of administrative procedures as well as in judicial review proceedings, at all instances.
Regarding his teaching experience, he has lectured in Planning and Zoning on the Master’s Degree in Legal Advice for Businesses, at University of A Coruña, and on the Master’s Degree for Admission to the Bar, provided by the University of A Coruña and the Bar Association of A Coruña. 
Jacobo Casal is a member of the Bar Association of A Coruña.


Academic background:

Degree in Law, from University of A Coruña.
Master’s Degree in Legal Advice for Businesses, with a major in Planning and Zoning, from University of A Coruña. 
Master’s Executive Degree in Business Law from Centro de Estudios Garrigues (in collaboration with Harvard Law School).
Currently, he is finishing his Doctoral Dissertation in Administrative Law at University of A Coruña