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Álvaro Abad


Álvaro Abad

As an associate in the Government Regulatory practice in the Hogan Lovells Madrid office, Álvaro Abad focuses his practice on regulated sectors, especially on energy, environment, infrastructure, and natural resources.

Álvaro regularly provides advice to global and Spanish companies on the regulatory framework applicable to different aspects relating to those sectors. He also has extensive experience in public procurement, consumption, retail e-commerce and medical devices, advising on re-establishment of economic and financial balance of public contracts, sanctioning proceedings regarding consumer protection, online shopping and the processing of authorizations concerning medical devices. Álvaro has also been involved in M&A transactions advising on regulatory and environmental matters.


Representative Experience

Advising a Spanish group on the development of PV plants for an aggregate capacity of 30 MW

Advising a Brazilian energy multinational in the field of natural gas

Advising a leading tech company on the regulatory framework in Spain relating to the automotive sector

Advising a U.S. company on environmental matters in the context of the acquisition of an industrial plant

Advising Spanish companies on the processing of environmental authorizations for waste management

Advising an international company on the regulatory framework applicable in Spain to genetic genealogy services

Advising a leading infrastructure company on the reestablishment of economic and financial balance of public contracts (road concession agreements)

Advising a leading online retailer on several regulatory matters regarding online shopping

Education and admissions


  • Madrid Bar Association
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