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Bárbara Fernández

Senior associate ––– Madrid
Member no. 108507 of the Madrid Bar Association
Languages
  • English

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Profile

Bárbara Fernández Cobo joined Uría Menéndez in 2013 and is a member of the Public Law, Environment and Sustainable Development practice areas. In 2017, she was seconded to PPU’s offices in Santiago de Chile where she worked in the energy, mining and natural resources team.

She provides specialist legal advice to clients on a broad range of administrative law matters, including:

  • acting for the defence before the contentious-administrative courts;
  • acting for the defence in legal administrative proceedings;
  • corporate transactions with regulatory components; and
  • administrative law analysis for legal notes and memorandums.

Bárbara advises public and private entities of different sectors such as banking, energy and mining sectors on matters related to disciplinary proceedings, authorisations and permits, urban planning, public procurement, public authority liability, subsidies or public property and infrastructures.

She also specialises in environmental law, including climate change, environmental assessments, environmental liability, natural resources, waste, water, coastal matters, air emissions or soil pollution.

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Education

  • Law Degree, CEU San Pablo University, 2013.
  • Political Science and Public Administration Degree, CEU San Pablo University, 2013.
Education

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Recent publications

  • Spain. Environment & Climate Change Law 2022

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    Bárbara Fernández, Jesús Andrés Sedano. In Environment & Climate Change Law 2022.Practical cross-border insights into environment and climate change law. Simon Tilling (Contributing Editor). London: Global Legal Group, 2022

  • Bárbara Fernández, Jesús Andrés Sedano. In The Environment and Climate Change Law Review, 6th Ed. Theodore L. Garrett (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2022

  • Bárbara Fernández, Jesús Andrés Sedano. Lexology, 24/09/2021

  • Bárbara Fernández. In Actualidad. Mercados regulados 2021. Enrique Ortega Burgos (Director), Federico Pastor Ruiz (Director), Manuel García-Villarrubia (Coordinador), Pedro González Torroba (Coordinador), Plácido Molina Serrano (Coordinador), Luis Moll Fernández-Fígares (Coordinador), Pedro Rubio Escobar (Coordinador), Luis Sánchez Socias (Coordinador), Francisco Uría Fernández (Coordinador). Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch, 2021

  • Carlos de Miguel Perales, Bárbara Fernández. In The Environment and Climate Change Law Review, 5th Ed. Theodore L. Garrett (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2021