Fernando Calancha | Madrid | Hogan Lovells

Fernando Calancha

Partner Global Regulatory

Languages

English, Spanish

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Fernando Calancha
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Fernando Calancha knows first-hand the regulatory developments and the lobbying activities of the main agents and largest companies in the sector. This allows him to give very accurate advice in the management of administrative and contentious matters, such as in the resolution of complex regulatory matters

Legal 500 EMEA 2023

Fernando is the Head of the Regulatory and Energy practice in our Madrid office.

He is a State Lawyer (Abogado del Estado) on leave of absence and has extensive experience advising clients in regulatory, contentious and corporate matters in Public and Administrative Law, as well as in the private sector.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, he was working at an important international law firm, where he was working as head of the regulatory practice too.

He graduated in Law at the Complutense University in Madrid and he is recognized by the most prestigious international legal directories including Chambers and Partners, where he is ranked Band 1 in Spain in Energy & Natural Resources.

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"We are very grateful to Mr Fernando Calancha for his continuous support, responsiveness, and for the high-quality services that he and his team provide."

Chambers Global 2023

Representative experience

Continuous advice to AEE for the last 8 years as General Counsel

Advising ENSO in the creation of the largest cogeneration/biomass plant in Spain for 70 million euros

Advising Acogen, Cogen and ADAP (almost 20% of electricity generated in the Spanish market) in the European Commission's complaint regarding the impact of the exceptional measure of the Iberian market

Intervention in one of the most important litigation proceedings in the gas sector with a natural gas distribution company

Representation of a relevant industrial company in a contentious-administrative proceeding against a declaration of contaminated soils in Andalusia

Management of contentious administrative appeals against the improper updating of regulated costs. Coordination of all sectorial lawsuits and advice to more than 25 companies in the sector

Continuous advice to all types of companies on administrative procedures for the authorization of renewable energy installations, conflict resolution and possible liability actions

Credentials

Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Madrid
Memberships
  • Madrid bar association

Recognition

Band 1 for Energy & Natural Resources (Spain)

Chambers Europe

2021-2023
Band 1 for Energy & Natural Resources (Spain)

Chambers Global

2021
Recommended Lawyer for Projects and Energy

Legal 500 EMEA

2021
Ranked in Public Law

Chambers Europe

2022-2023
Leading Individual (Projects and Energy)

Legal 500 EMEA

2022-2023
Band 1 for Energy & Natural Resources (Spain)

Chambers Global

2023-2024