Partner. Responsible for the area of Town Planning Law. Registered in the Official College of Lawyers in Madrid (ICAM) since 1990. She has a large experience offering an integral advice in all areas that form part of Town Planning, advising different developers, relevant administrative bodies and end-users in respect of town planning matters. Recognised as Best Lawyer for Town Planning matters in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
She renders comprehensive advising services regarding urban planning law. She has a large experience in town planning matters (drafting of reports and regulations of the different urban planning instruments, processing of plans, etc.) as well as in management aspects (advice to Compensation Joints, land division files; urban planning agreements, etc.) and also in all those other issues related to disciplinary files (advice in the implementation of procedures and in the application of all kinds of permits or licenses, assistance in sanctioning files, etc.). Likewise, she is specialized in the analysis of the feasibility of whatever deal where are involved town planning matters, by issuing Due Diligence reports, legal opinions, etc.
She worked as in-house lawyer in several Departments of the Madrid Autonomous Community Planning Administration (Dirección General de Urbanismo and Dirección General de Planificación Urbanística) since 1991 to 1995.
Director of the Town Planning area in the Spanish Firm Brosa, Abogados y Economistas from 1998 to 2003.
Responsible of the Town Planning Area in DLA PIPER since 2003 to 2006.
Head of Town Planning practice as Director at PwC Tax & Legal Services from 2006 to 2016.
In November 2016, she joined MAO LEGAL to consolidate Town Planning Department.
Law Degree from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid (1985-1990).
Doctorate Degree in Administrative and Planning Law from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid (1999).
Master in Planning Law from Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (1992-1993).
Spanish, English, French, Czech.
Yohana has a wide teaching experience and often takes part in different specialized meetings, conferences, and publishes opinion articles in the principal national economic press.