Carlos Melón

Partner
Madrid
(+34) 91 576 19 00
Public Law
Energy
Infrastructure

Experience

Member of the Firm since 2007, Carlos’s experience is especially focused on advising public and private clients in all types of government and public sector law matters as well as on economic activity as it relates to public law.

He is particularly versed in public sector procurement and in public-private partnerships (PPPs) and in the regulation of certain sectors, including insurance, transport, energy, infrastructure (motorways, ports, airports), gambling and pharmaceutical law.

He is involved in all types of administrative and governmental proceedings and represents clients before the contentious-administrative courts.

Carlos has been recognised as one of the most talented lawyers under the age of 40 in Spain and Portugal in the “40 Under Forty Awards” 2017 awarded by Iberian Lawyer.

 

Education

  • Law Degree, University of Sevilla, 2005.
  • Preparation for the public (competitive) entrance exams for Government Lawyer (Abogado del Estado), 2005-2007.
  • Executive Masters Degree in Infrastructure and Energy Finance, Nebrija Business School, 2010.

 

Publications

He has authored numerous publications, both in collaboration with other professionals and on his own. Examples of his publications include the following:

Collaborative works:

  • La morosidad del sector público en el cumplimiento de sus obligaciones [Delay in payment obligations undertaken by the public sector], Civitas.
  • Memento Experto Colección Sectores Regulados [Expert focus collection on regulated sectors], Ediciones Francis Lefebvre.
  • 1000 Preguntas de Derecho Administrativo [1000 questions on governmental and regulated sector law], Ediciones Francis Lefebvre
  • Memento Haciendas e Impuestos Locales [Focus: local tax authorities and taxes], Ediciones Francis Lefebvre.
  • Formularios Prácticos Administrativo y Contencioso Administrativo [Practical formulae for administrative and contentious-administrative law], Ediciones Francis Lefebvre.
  • Memento Sucesiones y Transmisiones [Focus: inheritance and transfers], Ediciones Francis Lefebvre
  • Memento Procesal Civil [Focus: civil procedure], Ediciones Francis Lefebvre.
  • Régimen jurídico de la construcción y la explotación de obras públicas [Legal regime for the construction and operation of public works], DAPP Publicaciones Jurídicas.

Individual works:

  • Compraventa y arrendamiento operativo de bienes de equipo para la prestación de servicios públicos de transporte colectivo de viajeros [Sale and purchase and operational leasing of equipment and goods for the provision of public services consisting of the collective transport of passengers], Ed. La Ley, Anuario Mercantil for Abogados 2009.
  • Restablecimiento del equilibrio económico de negocios jurídicos de suministro, mantenimiento y explotación publicitaria de mobiliario urbano [Reestablishment of economic equilibrium in legal business matters involving the supply, maintenance, and publicity-related use of urban moveable assets], Ed. La Ley, Anuario Mercantil for Abogados 2011.
  • Acerca de la naturaleza jurídica de los suelos destinados a sistemas generales [On the legal nature of land intended for general systems], Actum Inmobiliario y Urbanismo 2009.
  • Valoración expropiatoria del suelo destinado a la ejecución de infraestructuras lineales supramunicipales: fundamentos e incidencia sobre el modelo concesional [Exproprietary valuation of land intended for the construction and operation of supramunicipal lineal infrastructures: fundamental principles of and issues arising from the concessionary model], Actum Inmobiliario y Urbanismo 2010
  • Atribución y reparto de riesgos en el seno de la colaboración público privada para la ejecución de infraestructuras inmobiliarias [Attribution and distribution of risks in PPP situations involving the construction and operation of real estate and urban development infrastructures], Actum Inmobiliario y Urbanismo 2011.
  • Apuntes sobre la legitimación activa de los miembros de las agrupaciones de empresas que optan a la adjudicación de contratos de obras de urbanización [Notes on the active legitimisation of members of company clusters submitting tenders for urban devleopment procurement contracts], Actum Inmobiliario y Urbanismo 2013.

 

Affiliations

Madrid Bar Association (Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid).

 

Languages

English