José del Saz-Orozco

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José joined Pérez-Llorca in 2014. Before joining the firm, he worked in the Disciplinary Environmental sector of the Regional Department of Environment and Land Planning of the Community of Madrid, where he collaborated on processing disciplinary and administrative documentation related to environmental matters (waste, contaminated soil, forests, hunting and fishing, etc.), as well as in a German financial institution specialising in real estate financing and public investment.


2013 Master’s degree in International Business Law, CEU
2012 Degree in Law, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
2012 Degree in Political and Administrative Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
He speaks Spanish and English.


José is part of Pérez-Llorca’s public law practice area and provides advice in the land planning, environment, infrastructure and construction department.

José provides legal advice to Spanish and international companies, investment funds, public administrations and land planning entities, with a focus on:

Environmental advice regarding waste, discharges, protected areas and species, contaminated soil and emissions.
Environmental and land planning for developments, ongoing building projects and finished properties for residential, industrial, commercial and hospitality sector use, logistics facilities, regeneration projects and public works;
Litigation in both administrative and contentious-administrative proceedings, especially for state liability claims with public authorities; Carrying out land planning and environmental due diligence and the drafting of legal reports on the findings.
Advice and follow-up in the processing and management of administrative, planning and environmental authorisations, permits, and licences for the implementation of urban developments and projects; Advising, drafting, and following up on all types of planning and environmental instruments such as Natural Resources Ordinance Plans, General Plans, Partial Plans, Planning agreements and Re-plotting Projects.
Advising and representing Compensation Committees and Urban Conservation Organisations.
Analysis of regulation in the sector, especially regarding land developments and real estate projects (e.g. aeronautical easements, coasts, protection of assets, etc.).
Academic and Publishing Collaborations

José lectures on land planning and environmental matters for MBAs and courses, including:

“Planning, Urban Management and Licences” at the CEU Institute of Advanced Management.
“MBA-i/Master’s in Real Estate” at the Instituto de Práctica Empresarial.
“Executive Postgraduate Programme in Airport and Aeronautical Direction and Management” at ITAérea Aeronautical Business School.
“Experto en Urbanismo y Desarrollos Inmobiliarios” at the Madrid Bar Association (ICAM).
José regularly writes and contributes to magazines and specialised publications including El Economista, Revista Agua y Medio Ambiente and Actualidad Jurídica Aranzadi. Some of his recent publications include:

“La carrera por los derechos de emisión de Gases de Efecto Invernadero” – Revista Agua y Medio Ambiente – El Economista.
“Estrategias Marinas, hito en la protección del medio marino” – Revista Agua y Medio Ambiente – El Economista.
“La Comunidad de Madrid ante la alta contaminación” – Revista Agua y Medio Ambiente – El Economista.
“21 de mayo: Día Europeo de la Red Natura 2000” – Actualidad Jurídica Aranzadi.
“Evaluación homogénea y precisa de la calidad del aire” – Revista Agua y Medio Ambiente – El Economista.
“La «acción popular» en materia de Medio Ambiente” – Revista Agua y Medio Ambiente – El Economista.
José is actively involved in writing reviews and articles in Pérez-Llorca’s land planning and environment department newsletter.

Professional Organisations

The Madrid Bar Association (ICAM).


José del Saz-Orozco has been recognised in the following legal directory:

Legal 500: Environment (Rising Stars).

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