I firmly believe in preventive counselling. Lawyers must solve problems. In any dispute, it is necessary to reach an agreement whenever it is possible. Teamwork is essential. With every conversation with a colleague come new alternatives to offer the best legal solutions.
Juan Ignacio Xiberta
A practising lawyer since 1993 and an expert in Environmental Law, he provides advice to industrial companies, waste managers, entrepreneurs associations and public administrations on matters related to waste, water, odour, noise, and environmental licenses and permits.
The Distinguished Professional Lawyers Association of Barcelona (ICAB).
Juan Ignacio has more than 25 years of experience in environmental counselling and is the head of this speciality in LIFE Abogados.
He provides the public sector, as well as companies, associations and company officers with legal advice regarding all types of matters: sanctioning proceedings, obtaining and modifying licenses, negotiations with environmental authorities, civil lawsuits with environmental implications, development of strategies for waste management, etc.
Languages: Spanish, English and Catalan.
Law graduate from the University of Barcelona (UB), he holds a Master’s Degree in International Business Law from the University of Hull (England), where he specialised in Environmental Law. He published his thesis on EMAS in the European Environmental Law Review.
Teaching, publications, lectures
He frequently takes part in courses, master’s, conferences, round tables and debates and often publishes articles in magazines specialised in environmental issues. He has a blog about the latest news in this field, which he combines with his work at the firm.