Luis González García


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  • Spanish


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Luis González García



Luis González García is counsel in the Administrative Law and Planning and Zoning practices, and has a wealth of experience in environmental law.

He has broad expertise in areas relating to public law, environmental law and renewable energies and works with the public authorities, financial institutions and private companies.

He has extensive experience in acting as legal counsel in the judicial review jurisdiction, in legal due diligence processes, and in preparing reports on environmental matters (waste, water, emissions, etc.) and renewable energies.

He has advised on international projects relating to environmental law (e.g. with the Turkish Government on the European Twinning Program, the Inter-American Development Bank, etc.), as well as advising the Spanish public authorities on the drafting of environmental legislation.

He lectures at Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Escuela de Organización Industrial, Congreso Nacional de Derecho Ambiental, Club Español de la Energía, Fundación de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and ITE, among others.

Luis González García is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.

Academic background:

Law degree, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Master’s Degree in Legal, Economic and Social Management of the Environment (EOI).

Advance Course in Energy Law (Instituto de Empresa).

Executive Master’s Degree in Zoning (Centro de Estudios Garrigues).

International Legal English Certificate.


Recent court rulings relating to renewable energy, cogeneration and waste as a result of the appeals filed against Royal Decree 413/2014 and Order IET/1045/2014, published in Cuadernos de Energía, Septiembre 2016.

Contributor to the article “An Integral Approach to Environmental Protection. The IPPC Directive” (*), published in Revista de Estudio Locales (Cunal), jointly edited by Revista de Estudios Locales and the Castilla y León Regional Government Department of the Environment.

Chapter on “Climate Regulation in Spain”, in Getting the Deal Through (2015).

(*) originally published in Spanish. See Spanish CV for more information.