Carlos Alonso Santamaría


Practice areas:

Administrative Law


Real Estate and Construction

Commercial Distribution

Public Infrastructures

Public Services

Tourism and Leisure

Urban Planning

“I like to step out of my comfort zone”


Legal advice for public and private organisations, mainly in the following areas:

  • Providing legal advice on the design and legal formation of public service management systems, both direct and indirect (concessions, public-private companies, etc.).
  • Designing and implementing public-private partnerships in the development and operation of public infrastructures by reconciling compliance with public debt limits and acceptable conditions for the private sector;
  • Providing legal advice on water-related services that constitute the “integral water cycle” (including: collection, purification, supply, sanitation, treatment, etc.);
  • Designing, planning and carrying out the necessary legal procedures to implement large retail facilities;
  • Providing legal advice on the development and modification of urban plans in order to implement specific projects. Advice on planning disciplinary proceedings.
  • Advising tourism companies (such as hotels, campsites, etc.) on issues related to the administrative regulations for their sector.


Law Degree, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, completed in June 1995.

Lecturer on the Degree in Commercial Direction and Distribution, ESCODI

Lecturer on the Master’s Degree in Law Practice, UIC

Speaker at various conferences and seminars.

Languages: English and French