Law Degree, “Universidad de Málaga”, 1983-1988.
Master in Business Law and Economics, Madrid, “Escuela Libre de Derecho y Economía; Dir. Prof. Dr. Eduardo García de Enterría” (January 1989 – June 1990).
Master in Urban Planning, Madrid, “Escuela Libre de Derecho y Economía”;
Dirs . Javier Elizalde and J. González Pérez (November 1992 – June 1993).
Areas of specialization
Public Law and Urbanism.
Specialized in resolution of queries (Opinions, Reports and Notes) and contentious matters, in all areas of Law and, especially, in Constitutional and Administrative Law, protection and rehabilitation of historic centres, contracting, commercial companies (incorporation, merger, division, groups), responsibility, expropriation, environmental legislation, fundamental rights and protection of competition; Assistance to various ministerial bodies, report and preparation of draft laws, consultations of the Regional Governments and municipalities, and legal experience before the Constitutional Court, Civil and Administrative
Litigation jurisdictions, and the Competition Protection Court.
With training and specific experience in urban planning: assistance in the drafting and processing of planning, management or execution of plans (training and assistance of Compensation Boards, urbanization charges, etc.), urban planning discipline (licenses, restoration of legality, sanctions, ruin), and sectorial legislation.
Collaborative lawyer at S. Muñoz Machado Law Firm: from September 1990 to June 1999.
Lawyer specialized in Public and Administrative Law-Urbanism: with offices open since June 1999 in Marbella and Estepona.
Experience in drafting urban planning, innovations to planning, partial and special plans, and intervention in the revision procedures of the Madrid, Jaén, Antequera, Marbella, Casares, Manilva, Alozaina, Istán, PGOUs (municipal
planning documents), etc.
Member of the management team of the consultancy firm “Seguí-Arquitectos” in charge of drafting the Territorial Planning for the Western Costa del Sol, 2005-2006 (POT).
Also, during 2007 and 2008, member of the Drafting Commission of the Subregional Plan for the urban agglomeration of Malaga, 2007-2008 (POTAUM).
Member of the Management Commission of the Marbella Town Hall (provisional government created as a result of the intervention by the Government of Spain), responsible for the area of urban planning, April 2006-June 2007.
-FPI Fellowship 1990–1992, University of Alcalá de Henares (Madrid).
-Associate, March 1994 – June 1995, Department of Administrative Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
-Assistant, September 1995 – October 1996, Department of Procedural and Administrative Law-University of Valencia.
-Associate, November 1997 – June 1999, Department of Administrative Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
-Professor, in I, II, III and IV Course of University Expert in Urban Planning Law, “Public systems of execution, intervention in the land market, duty of conservation and ruin”, 4 credits, February-June 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Universidad Internacional de Andalucía.
-Professor, University of Malaga, Master in Economic and Territorial Regulation:
Specialty in Territorial Planning, Urban Planning and the Environment, academic years 2009/2010 and 2010/2011, 8 hours of teaching on forced expropriation, general regime and specialties of expropriation for urban reasons.
-Professor at CEMCI (Granada), 2010, 2013.
Rafael has being collaborating with our office since 2012.