Team

We are proud to have a team highly specialised in Administrative Law, which guarantees the utmost rigour and professionalism in each of the matters entrusted to us.

Our human capital, together with its experience, background and maximum specialisation, guarantees that the final work will be impeccable.

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Antonio Pérez Valderrama

Director

He is a lecturer in Administrative Law and Public Procurement at the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía in Madrid.

Previously, he has been a member of international law firms, such as Martínez Echevarría & Rivera Abogados, with management positions in the Administrative Law Department.

He has recently co-authored the “Manual sobre el Contrato Menor”, published by Editorial Aranzadi.

He is also a lecturer in the Administrative Law Section of Economist & Jurist and Administrativando Abogados. Among other events, it is worth highlighting the training on the possible nullity of administrative sanctions imposed during states of alarm as a result of Covid-19.

He has defended all types of Administrative and Administrative Litigation Law proceedings before any court.

He holds the position of executive director at Administrativando Business School.

Gertrudis Ramos Martínez

Of Counsel

Graduate in Law and Diploma in Management and Public Administration from the University of Seville. In both degrees, she obtained the Extraordinary End of Degree Award.

She prepared for competitive examinations for the Scale of Local Administration Civil Servants (Habilitados Nacionales), acquiring extensive knowledge in both general and sectorial Administrative Law.

She completed her training by obtaining the title of Specialist in Public Law and Expert in Public Procurement, from the National University of Distance Education (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia).

Subsequently, she joined the law firm specialising in Public Law, Pérez Moreno, as a lawyer, and then joined the team of the Administrative Law department of Andersen. Later on, she will lead Ramos Martínez Abogados as Partner – Director.

She is also studying for her doctorate in the Administrative Law programme at the University of Seville.

During her long career, which exceeds ten years of professional practice, she has participated in Administrative and Administrative Litigation Law proceedings of all kinds and before all instances. He has assisted important companies, Public Administrations and individuals.

Amongst the many other matters specific to his speciality, he has intervened in complex cases of asset liability, town planning, administrative sanctions of all kinds, public procurement, regulated sectors, water, mines and the environment. He has also worked on civil service, subsidies, compulsory expropriation and fiscal and tax law.

María José Amo Gago

Senior Associate

After obtaining an extraordinary prize at the University of Cordoba and preparing for the competitive examinations for the judicial and prosecutorial career, she joined Aguayo Abogados, a firm specialising in Administrative Law (now part of Ejaso ETL Global). Subsequently, she joined Garrigues.

As a result of her extensive professional experience of more than ten years, she participates in the guidance and defence of those administrative and administrative litigation procedures of special technical difficulty, both nationally and internationally. She is also a specialist in dealing with administrative litigation appeals, for protection before the Constitutional Court and before supranational bodies such as the European Court of Human Rights.

She has also intervened in administrative litigation proceedings of major social relevance such as the Alvia Case or the challenge to the tender for the centralised purchase of Personal Protective Equipment by the Community of Madrid, among many others.

She holds the position of institutional relations coordinator at Administrativando Business School.

Elena Molino Fernández

Associate

After an extraordinary academic career at the University of Navarra, for more than six years of practice, she has worked for national firms specialising in Administrative and Administrative Litigation Law.

Throughout her professional experience, she has been involved in the guidance and defence of all types of administrative and Administrative Litigation proceedings. She specialises, among other areas of the discipline, in cases related to water, mining, energy and environmental law.

She has extensive experience in the litigation phase and at all levels before the Administrative Litigation Courts and Tribunals. Mainly in proceedings of particular importance and technical difficulty.

She is a lecturer and academic counsellor at the Administrativando Business School.

Cristina Huéscar Carrión

Associate

After graduating in law from the University of Malaga and preparing for the competitive examinations for the Tax Technical Corps, she joined the Administrative Law Department of the well-known firm Roca Junyent – Gaona, Palacios y Rozados Abogados, where she has been practising for the last five years.

Throughout her career, she has advised individuals, important companies and Public Administrations, both in administrative proceedings and before any of the Courts and Tribunals of the Administrative Litigation Jurisdiction.

She has participated in the defence of administrative and litigation proceedings of all kinds, highlighting, among other disciplines, planning law, public procurement, fiscal and tax law and environmental law.

She has extensive training in his speciality, including a Master’s Degree in Economic and Territorial Regulation (focusing on spatial planning, town planning and the environment) taught by the University of Malaga.

Adela Merino León

Senior Lawyer

After working for other firms where she acquired a solid legal background, Adela joined Administrativando Abogados, participating in the defence of all types of administrative law proceedings.

Among other matters, she intervenes in procedures related to water law, civil servants, asset liability, administrative sanctions, public procurement, planning law and all kinds of administrative litigation appeals.

In addition to advising national and international companies, she participates in the defence of countless Public Administrations and Public Authorities.

She has also been in charge of the design and preparation of different teaching sessions on Administrative Law at the Administrativando Business School.

Nuria Carrasco Sánchez

Financial Director and Institutional Relations

After studying Business Administration and Management at the Faculty of Economics and Business Studies ETEA (currently Loyola), during more than twenty years of professional practice, she has been in charge of financial and accounting management in national and international companies dedicated to different sectors of activity.

At the same time, in many of these companies, she has been responsible for carrying out institutional representation functions.

Carlos M. Felipe Baez

International Of Counsel

Graduated from the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, with a Master’s degree at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre, in Corporate Business Law.

Lawyer with more than a decade and a half of professional legal practice in the Dominican Republic, dedicated to strategic litigation.

He holds a Diploma in Public Procurement from the Gaceta Judicial.

He has a broad experience in the legal practice ranging from paralegal in the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the National District, three years as bailiff appointed by the Supreme Court of Justice and Advisor to the Purchase and Contracting Committee of the Ministry of Public Health. He has led litigations for various prestigious law firms in the Dominican Republic.

He is also a lecturer at Business Schools and Universities in the Dominican Republic. Additionally, he participates in the television programme “Derecho y más actualidad jurídica”.

Durval Tiago Ferreira

International Of Counsel

Lawyer specialized in Administrative Law; Researcher and professor at the Centre of Studies in European Union Law (CEDU) – University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.

He is an arbitrator in administrative matters of the Administrative Arbitration Centre (CAAD). Furthermore, he is a member of the Ibero-American Network of Public Procurement (REDICOP) and member of the Spanish Observatory of Public Procurement.

He holds a Postgraduate and a Master’s Degree in Public Procurement Law at the Catholic University of Porto and at the University of Minho. He is a PhD student in Public Procurement Law at the University of Minho.

He has participated working on doctoral articles and papers, among which the following stand out:

“In House Hiring – Análisis y Sistematización del Régimen Jurídico a la Luz de la Jurisprudencia Nacional y Europea”. Livraria Almedina (2013). “El régimen de contratación interna según las nuevas directivas de contratación pública”. Revista de la Contratación Administración y de los Contratistas, n.o 139. September-October, 2015. “El contexto particular de la contratación pública en el sector de la defensa en el mercado interior europeo (European Defence Procurement: A particular approach)”. Revista E-Pública, 2015. “El régimen de contratación interna a la luz de las nuevas directivas de contratación pública”. Revista da Ordem dos Advogados. July/December of 2014. “Las excepciones contractuales en la contratación pública. Tendencias actuales de la contratación pública”. Gaceta Jurídica, Perú, 2014. “In House Relations y la exigencia del destino de la actividad esencial en la jurisprudencia del Tribunal de Justicia”. Estudios en Homenaje al Profesor D. Jorge Leite, Coimbra. Editora, 2014.

Javier Ernesto Sheffer Tuñón

International Of Counsel

Javier Ernesto Sheffer Tuñón graduated from the University of Panama in 1994.

He was a civil servant for almost 17 years, holding various positions in the Judicial Branch, the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the Executive Branch. He was State Legal Advisor in the Office of the Administration Attorney (1993-1998), Assistant Magistrate of the Third Chamber of the Administrative Litigation of the Supreme Court of Justice (1999-2007), and Director of Legal Advice of the Ministry of the Presidency (2009).

He was consultant at the Oficina del Casco Antiguo (Office of the Historic Centre) and the National Land Programme (2008-2009). He has been a Professor at the Universidad del Istmo (University of the Isthmus), since 1998, where he taught Administrative Law and Administrative Procedural Law, until 2017. Since 2010, he has been working on matters related to Administrative Law.

He is a member of the Ibero-American Forum of Administrative Law (FIDA) since its creation in Bolivia in 2002 (being a signatory of the bylaws); the Ibero-American Association of Public and Administrative Law “Profesor Jesús González Pérez”, set up in Mexico in 2000; the International Association of Administrative Law (AIDA); the Latin American Group for Public Administration (GLAP), being a signatory of the bylaws in 2010; and Honorary Member of the Dominican Association of Administrative Law (ADDA). He was appointed Member of the Academic Council for Ibero-American Affairs, as well as Visiting Professor of the Institute of Public Administration of Spain (INAP), and Honorary Guest of the City Council of Xalapa, State of Veracruz, Mexico.

He has been lecturer at various congresses and seminars on Public Law, particularly on Administrative Law, in Panama. Abroad, he has delivered lectures in Mexico, Argentina, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Bolivia, Spain, Colombia, Ecuador and Costa Rica (between 2002 and 2016). He has written a vast numer of legal articles in local newspapers, as well as national and international journals on Administrative Law.

He is the author, among other doctrinal works, of the following monographs:
“El procedimiento administrativo en Panamá” (2002). It is a socio-legal essay on the General or Common Procedure Law (Law 38 of 2000) (Edited by Sistemas Jurídicos); “Estudios de Derecho Público” (2006). This is a compendium that systematically brings together several updated and complemented legal issues, written between 1996 and 2006 (Editorial Cultural Portobelo); “Constitucionalización del derecho a la información, su acceso y tutela” (2006). It is a critical study about the entitlement to information, not only from its variant as a constitutionally established freedom, but also regarding the protection of what is known as personal data by other legislations, on the occasion of which the constitutional procedural guarantee of habeas data is addressed. Published by Instituto Centroamericano de Estudios Políticos (INCEP), with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung; “Derecho Administrativo y Derecho Constitucional: Praxis y orden jurídico panameño vigente” (2010).

Natalia Montero Pavón

Asociada

Tras preparar las oposiciones a la carrera judicial y fiscal, se incorporó al Departamento de Derecho Administrativo de la conocida firma Sanguino Abogados.

Defiende procedimientos de suma relevancia en la totalidad de áreas que configuran el Derecho Administrativo. Entre otras materias, es especialista en aguas, minas, medio ambiente, función pública, responsabilidad patrimonial, expropiación forzosa, contratación pública, urbanismo y procedimientos sancionadores.

Igualmente, interviene de forma regular ante la jurisdicción de lo Contencioso – Administrativo en todas sus instancias.

Asimismo, compagina su labor como docente impartiendo puntualmente máster class sobre derecho público en la Universidad Loyola Andalucía.

También ha asumido la dirección y orientación de diferentes cursos de experto en Derecho Administrativo, principalmente en las materias de responsabilidad patrimonial, expropiación forzosa y contencioso – administrativo.

Ostenta el cargo de coordinadora académica en Administrativando Business School.

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