Management of Public Administration
Both Public Administrations and contractors for the management of public services often require expert guidance, be it preventive or reactive, in their relationships.
An analysis of the compendium of administrative clauses from a legal point of view can help to make the offer presented competitive and aid in assessing the risks that any contractor of the Administration undertakes, especially in public works and services.
Menéndez & Asociados Abogados provides expert guidance to companies in the energy industry, both to those dedicated to the production and transport of electricity as well as to those in distribution. This advice is tailored to the case in hand during processing of the mandatory authorizations for such operations before the pertinent zoning, environmental and, where appropriate, local administrations, and is also geared toward the relationships that may arise with the different public administrations in the performance of such activities.
Territorial and Urban Planning
Within administrative law, one of the most important areas is that which governs zoning, land management, administrative supervision of construction and land use, and ensuring compliance with municipal laws and regulations. MENÉNDEZ & ASOCIADOS ABOGADOS possesses legal professionals specialized in providing counsel in this area, especially in relation to overlapping urban and environmental regulations.
Asset Management Liability of Public Administrations
When watching over the interests of private parties, be they natural or legal persons, or while acting in the interests of Public Administrations, MENÉNDEZ & ASOCIADOS ABOGADOS provides guidance in the area of the liability of public administrations; namely, in the attendant administrative case work for cases in which the matter in dispute involves the right of private parties to be compensated for damages suffered, as derived from the proper or improper functioning of public services.
The issues arising in expropriation proceedings often relate to urban planning and zoning but may also be motivated by other areas of public action, in either instance giving rise to cases of forced expropriation by the Administration. We closely monitor these administrative proceedings and actively advise companies and private parties, including negotiating with the Administration, to reach a mutual agreement regarding a fair price, another one of the key services provided by our firm.
Other Areas of Expertise
As a firm specializing in administrative law, our services are not limited to the areas described above, but rather cover all domains and industries in which the Administration has a clear impact, such as entertainment, recreational activities and public venues, pharmacies, public subsidies and other public aid, and the tourism industry, among others.