Carlos de Miguel

Partner since 2002 ––– Madrid
Member no. 29977 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • Environment and Sustainable Development

  • Public Law

  • Energy and Natural Resources

  • English



Carlos de Miguel is a partner in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1988 and became a partner in 2002.

Carlos' area of expertise is environmental law although he also advises on energy and real estate law.

He works closely with his clients in all economic sectors and on all types of environmental matters in the context of commercial transactions (M&A, loans, IPOs.), litigation (before administrative, civil and criminal courts), and ad hoc.

He frequently prepares reports on environmental issues, and advises on dealings with public authorities in relation to environmental matters (authorisations, environmental impact assessments, etc.).

He has also participated in drafting environmental legislation.

The main international legal directories regard Carlos as a leading lawyer in environmental law.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas, 1987
  • Business Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas Madrid, 1988
  • Ph.D. in Law, 1993

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Union Internationale des Avocats
  • American Bar Association

Teaching activity

Since 1988 Carlos has been a civil law lecturer and since 1997 he has also lectured on environmental law at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas ('ICADE'). He is a regular speaker and commentator at masters courses and seminars and conferences on matters relating to his field of expertise, both in Spain and abroad.

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