VICENTE LOPEZ-IBOR MAYOR
is Doctor in Law; Master in Business Administration, IDE; Graduate AMP from IESE; Graduate OPM from HBS (Harvard Business School); Alumni of the IVLP; Professor of Law at the Pontifical University of Comillas; Honorary President of the Spanish-American Association VIA-Jefferson Circle of Spain; Member of the Board of Global Ties Foundation; Member of the European Council of the European Federation ENAM.
Former Secretary General and Board Member of UNESA and Chairman of its Legal Committee, and Director General of the FCC Group, listed Spanish company in the field of infrastructures and services.
Former member of the Executive Committee and Legal Groups of EURELECTRIC and UNIPEDE.
Former Commissioner of the National Commission of the Electric System and the National Energy Commission of Spain.
Founding member of the European Council of Energy Regulators (CEER).
Former member of the Expert Group on Public Procurement of the European Commission.
President of the Spanish Association of Energy Law (AEDEN), since its constitution in 2017.
Chairman of the European Federation of Energy Law Associations (EFELA), since its constitution in 2017.
President of the former Energy Regulators Association (Spain).
Member of the Advisory Committee of the Institute for European Studies of the San Pablo-CEU University.
He is President of the International Law Firm, Estudio Jurídico Internacional; and Chairman of Ampere Energy; Chairman of Lightsource Foundation (former Chairman-Founder of Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd. since its constitution in 2010, the largest British company in the field of Solar P.V. in the European Union).
Author of a large number of legal and energy publications.
Born in Washington on May 28th, 1959. He graduated with honors in law at the University of Genoa in 1985, and obtained a PhD in Administrative Law at the “Università degli Studi” of Milan in 1992.
Academic and scientific activity
He is full professor in Administrative Law at University of Piemonte Orientale.
From 1992 to 1999, he served as researcher in Administrative Law at the “Università degli Studi” of Milan. From 1996 to 2001 he served as Professor of Administrative Law at the University “L. Bocconi” of Milan.
From 1999, he served as Professor of Administrative Law, Environmental Law and Law of Economics at the University “A. Avogadro” of Alessandria, Faculty of Law.
From 2004 to 2011, he was Director of the Master in “Law and Economics of Environmental Goods” at the University “A. Avogadro” of Alessandria, Faculty of Law.
He is a faculty member for the PhD course in “Local self-governments, public services and rights of citizenship” (DRASD) at the University “A. Avogadro” of Alessandria, Faculty of Law.
He lectured at the Academy of the “Guardia di Finanza” (Italian Finance Police) of Bergamo, at various other public administrations, as well as at PhD courses in other Universities (e.g. University “L. Bocconi” of Milan and University of Pavia).
He is Director of the “Markets Regulation Review” (“Rivista della Regolazione dei Mercati”), edited by Giappichelli Editore.
Professor Bruti Liberati is a Barrister of the Supreme Court and specializes in administrative law. He advises and represents in Court both private undertakings and public entities with particular reference to the following subjects: services of general economic interest, public procurements, public contracts and agreements, environmental law, planning, antitrust, cultural heritage and regulation of markets.
From 1999 to 2001, he served as General Counsel of Edison S.p.A.
Professor Bruti Liberati is a founding partner of GPA - GiusPubblicisti Associati.
at Telles de Abreu Law Firm
Master's degree in Public Law from the Faculty of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University, Law Degree from the University of Coimbra (1989), and postgraduate degree in "Administrative Litigation" from the Faculty of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University. A degree on Public Law, by the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, and Postgraduate in European Studies by the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra. Responsible of the Energy and Natural Resources practice area at Telles de Abreu Law Firm (www.telles.pt). Co-author of the book, "Climate Chance! An economic legal reflection of the carbon market in the fight against climate change ". Speaker at several conferences, columnist at Agua & Ambiente, a sustainability publication where signs a monthly article about energy. Member of the board of PCS – Sustainable Development Platform – a Portuguese Think Tank (www.crescimentosustentavel.org). Member of the Energy Group at the Portuguese Green Economy Government Commission/ Funder and Member of the executive committee of the European Energy Federation.
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As legal advice on energy and environment law since 1995, was responsible for the first Earlier Reduction Purchase Agreement signed in Portugal for Joint Implementation and Clean Development Mechanism projects. Was also responsible for the legal support on several renewable energy projects and public energy efficiency contracts.
Have participate on Copenhagen CoP and Paris CoP on the Portuguese Government Delegation. Expert nominated by UNFCCC for the Validation report team for an energy project in Africa.
Responsible for several legal opinions papers in energy and legal adviser of several energy producers, as well as public entities/Responsible for several Due Dilligence on CDM and JI projects on China; Thailand; Moscow and Brazil.
Expert nominated by UNFCCC for the Validation report team for an energy project in Africa.
Je suis professeur agrégé de Droit public à l’Université de Pau et des pays de l’Adour (France) et ancien doyen de la faculté de droit.
A ce titre, je suis un des coresponsables du laboratoire de recherches « Pau Droit Public » qui a pour objet de mener diverses études et recherches en droit public interne et plus particulièrement en droit public des affaires, en droit des contrats publics et en droit de l’énergie.
Dans ce cadre, le laboratoire de recherche organise régulièrement des colloques et journées d’étude sur le droit des contrats publics, sur le droit de l’aménagement et de l’urbanisme, sur le droit des collectivités territoriales et le droit des réseaux et des infrastructures : énergies, eau et assainissement, voieries routières et autoroutières, réseaux ferrés, transports publics urbains, logement, télécommunications, etc.
Dans ce cadre également, je dirige plusieurs thèses dont l’objet est relatif aux mêmes thèmes.
Tous les ans, j’organise à la faculté de droit de Pau une journée qui réunit une quinzaine de conseillers d’Etat de la section du contentieux et une quinzaine de professeur de droit public de toute la France, qui discutent, commentent et critiquent la jurisprudence de l’année.
En tant que professeur d’université, je suis responsable éditorial de l’ouvrage de référence des éditions du Moniteur relatif aux marchés publics et aux contrats publics spéciaux dans lequel j’ai rédigé les chapitres relatifs aux risques de construction dans les marchés et concessions de travaux publics et aux garanties post-contractuelles ; je dirige la revue « Bulletin juridique des contrats publics » ; je suis le co-auteur du Lamy droit public des affaires, dont une édition nouvelle paraît chaque année. En outre, je fais partie du comité de rédaction de la revue française de droit administratif, et je suis un des membres de la commission supérieure de codification (organisme rattaché auprès du Premier ministre).
Par ailleurs, je suis maintenant, depuis près de vingt ans, consultant, arbitre et conciliateur auprès de collectivités publiques, entreprises privées, organismes professionnels et cabinets d’avocats dans le domaine du droit des contrats publics, des propriétés et des infrastructures publiques, de l’aménagement de l’urbanisme et de l’environnement, du droit des collectivités territoriales et du droit des réseaux, notamment énergétiques.
Enfin, je suis le responsable du consortium « Pau Droit Energie » qui réunit des industriels et des autorités publiques pour des projets communs en matière de droit de l’énergie ; je suis le vice-président de l’Association française de droit de l’énergie (AFDEN) et je suis le président du Comité scientifique de the European federation of energy law associations (EFELA).
Born in Milan, she is a graduate (1991) in Law from University of Milan. Her final thesis was on “Judiciary inspection and les constats d’huissier de justice….”
She was Teaching Assistant of Public and Administrative Law with Professor Pericu in University of Milan.
In 1993 she passed the bar exam in Milan. Before joining Edison in 2000 she worked in three law firms and developed a specific competence in telecommunications assisting several firms (among them Omnitel-Vodafone)
In 2000 she joined Edison where, as internal lawyer, she took responsibility of Energy Administrative Law, of Market Regulation by the Independent Authority and of Administrative Litigation.
She is co-editor of a series of books on energy market law and regulation published by Giuffrè Editore in cooperation with University of Bergamo.
She is a passionate reader of 19th Century literature; Charles Dickens is her favorite author.
She is a great traveler, having canvassed most of Asia with her heavy luggage full of books. Her latest trip was to Laos.
Raphael Heffron is Professor for Global Energy Law & Sustainability at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee. His work is international and combines a mix of energy law, policy and economics – including interdisciplinary energy research, EU and US energy law and policy. He has published over 100 publications of different types. Professor Heffron’s research all has a principle focus on achieveing a just transition to a low-carbon economy.
His research has been cited over 500 times in the last four years.
Raphael’s research has involved funding from UK national research councils (the ESRC, and the EPSRC), the EU (in a Horizon 2020 project) and currently through the European Commission Jean Monnet Chair 2016-2019. He has acted as a consultant for the World Bank and various policy organisations in the EU. Raphael is on the Editorial Board of the International Energy Law Review and is also Consulting Editor of the Halsbury’s Laws of England volumes on Energy Law.
Raphael is currently the Co-Chair of the UK Energy Law and Policy Association; Visiting Professor in Energy Law at the International Hellenic University (Greece); and an Associate Researcher at the Energy Policy Research Group at the University of Cambridge. He is currently a Visiting Professor at Paris-Dauphine University (Paris, France) this year (2018).
Raphael read for his PhD at Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge. He is also a trained Barrister-at-Law and was called to the Bar in July 2007 in the Republic of Ireland. He holds degrees from the University of Cambridge (MPhil, PhD), the University of St. Andrews (MLitt), and Trinity College Dublin (BA, MA).
Phone Number: 0044-7868572784
Address: Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law & Policy, University of
Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4HN, UK
Qualifications: BA, MA, MLitt, MPhil, PhD and Barrister-at-Law
Current Academic Positions
Professor in Global Energy Law & Sustainability
Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law & Policy, University of
Dundee, UK (since 04/18)
Co-Chair UK Energy Law and Policy Association
Scientific Committee European Federation of Energy Law Associations.
Policy Fellow Policy Fellows Network, Centre for Science and Policy, University
of Cambridge, UK
Associate Researcher Energy Policy Research Group, University of Cambridge, UK
Associate Fellow Centre for Integrated Energy Research, University of Leeds, UK
Consultant UK Electricity Regulator (OFGEM) – Consortium Team 2015-2018
Visiting Professor Energy Law, International Hellenic University (Thessaloniki,Greece)
Visiting Professor Energy Law, Université Paris-Dauphine (Paris, France – April 2018)
Guest Lecturer ESCP Business School, London & Paris (2015-18)
Current Research & Teaching Interests
Energy Law and Policy (inc. Mining Law, Energy Economics, Low-Carbon Energy Law, US
Energy Law, Energy Ethics, and Decommissioning & Project Finance); Environmental &
Climate Change Policy Law; Land Law; Tort; and General Commerical Law.
2008-2013 PhD - Management (Viva Passed, Oct 2012 – Graduated Mar 23rd 2013)
Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG), University of Cambridge, UK
Supervisors: Professor. William J. Nuttall, (Open University, UK) and Professor
Angus Johnston (Law, University of Oxford)
Dissertation: Policy for New-Build Nuclear Power Stations in the EU & the US
2007-2008 M.Phil - Land Economy: Planning, Regrowth and Regeneration
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK
Dissertation: Public Participation in UK National Energy Projects (Distinction)
Honourable Society of King’s Inns, Dublin, Ireland
Professional Subjects & Legal Academic Subjects including both Civil and
Criminal Law and Procedure, Opinion Writing, and Drafting.
Supreme Court Call to the Bar – July 2007
2003-2004 M.Litt - Management Economics and International Relations,
Department of Economics, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
Dissertation: Trends in the History of Corporate Regulation and Strategy
1999-2003 BA (Mod), MA - Joint Honours in Business and Economics
Faculty of Economics & Social Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Dissertation: Environmental Performance in Transition Economy Countries
Funded Research and Awards
2018 UK Energy Research Centre Research & Networking Grant “The Just Transition”
2016-19 Jean Monnet Chair (Professorship) in Energy & Natural Resources Law
2015 EU Horizon 2020 on Carbon Capture and Storage Law and Policy (Co-Investigator
and Lead on a Work Package £94,000) – Overall Grant Total €789,000
Professional and Honorary Activities
International Research Grant Review Experience
• Belgian Research Council (Energy Law & Policy Post-Doc grant reviewer (2017);
• Dutch Social Science Research Council (Reviewer & Interviewer – Awards £3m -
April to June 2017).
• Special Edition on ‘Low-Carbon Energy Systems and Energy Justice’, Applied
Energy (Impact Factor 7.182) – March 2017 ongoing
• Special Edition on ‘Energy Law & Policy’, Energy Policy (Impact Factor 4.14) –
• Special Edition on ‘Decommissioning Law & Policy’, Journal of World Energy Law
& Business (OUP Journal) – July 2017 ongoing
Editorial Board - International Energy Law Review (Thomson Reuters) (as of January 2018)
Statement of Publications (Books)
1. Cameron, P. D. and Heffron, R. J. (editors). 2016. (2nd Edition) Legal Aspects of EU
Energy Regulation. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK.
2. Heffron R.J., and Little G. (Eds). 2016. Delivering Energy Law and Policy in the EU
and US: A Reader. Edinburgh University Press: UK.
3. Heffron. R. J. 2015. Energy Law. Roundhall, Sweet & Maxwell – Thomson Reuters:
4. Heffron, R. J. 2015. Energy Law: An Introduction. Springer: Heidelberg, Germany.
- Persian translation published 2017, Chinese translation (September 2017), over 3500
downloads and hardcopies sold to-date (English language version)
5. Heffron. R. J. 2015. Deconstructing Energy Law and Policy: The Case of Nuclear
Energy. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
EFELA - European Federation of Energy Law Associations