Fernando Calancha

Fernando Calancha


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +34 91 349 81 59

Fax +34 91 349 82 01

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

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.

Fernando Calancha stands out for his professional experience both in his years as a state lawyer within the administration and in his years as a partner professional office for the private sector. Likewise, he maintains a constant dialogue both in the public sector and in the private sector with the main agents that allows it to know the current situation of the sector

Legal 500 EMEA 2023

Awards and recognitions


Band 1 for Energy & Natural Resources (Spain)
Chambers Europe


Band 1 for Energy & Natural Resources (Spain)
Chambers Global


Recommended Lawyer for Projects and Energy
Legal 500 EMEA


Ranked in Public Law
Chambers Europe


Leading Individual (Projects and Energy)
Legal 500 EMEA

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

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