Expert in public law, specializing in urban planning law (he has helped draft urban planning regulations, and regional and urban planning policies); advising on urban managements and in disciplinary proceedings over urban planning issues.

Daniel Fernández advises on expropriations, environmental issues (e.g., water, coastline, noise) and other special legislation (e.g., roads, ports, tourism, logistics).

He was director general of urban planning for the Andalusian regional government and a member of the team that drafted the Urban Planning Act of Andalusia (Act 7/2002), where he promoted and helped draft the urban planning reform (Act 2/2012) and municipal general urban development plans. He also acted as secretary and advisor to several landowners management boards.

He lectures on land and urban planning at several institutions, including Universidad de Sevilla, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Universidad de Granada and Instituto de Práctica Empresarial. He is a regular speaker at prestigious forums and has published several articles on land and urban planning in specialized journals.


  • Master in Regional and Urban Policy
    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 1998

    Qualified as expert in urban law
    Instituto de Estudios Jurídicos Cajasol, 1996

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidad de Sevilla, Spain, 1995

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