Dr. JOAQUÍN TORNOS MAS
Dr. Joaquín Tornos has a degree in Law from the University of Barcelona with an extraordinary degree award, and a degree in Economic Sciences from the same University.
In 1977 he obtained a doctorate in law from the University of Bologna, Italy, with the qualification of Outstanding cum laude and Vittorio Emmanuele Award.
He has been Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Barcelona since 1986. He was Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Barcelona from 1987 to 1991 and has been President of the Consell de Garanties Estatutàries of the Generalitat de Catalunya from May 2004 to March 2006.
He is a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia and the Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Catalonia and a member of the General Codification Commission in the public law section.
In 1999 he joined the firm Landwell as a collaborator, where he remained until December 2002. In 2003 he formed the firm De Gispert-Tornos-Creixell, later Absislegal, as a partner and, in September 2011, created together with other partners the firm Tornos Abogados.
He combines his professional activity with an intense academic activity in the fields of teaching and research. He is the author of numerous publications on administrative law, with special attention to the matters of territorial organization, justice and economic administrative law, he is a member of various Boards of Directors of Administrative Law Magazines, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Spanish Association of professors of administrative law.
He is a lawyer of the Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB).
Featured since 2008 by the European directory Best Lawyers. He has been named Lawyer of the year 2022, in the specialty of Administrative Law and Public Finance.
Languages: Spanish, Catalan, French, Italian, English.