Dolors Clavell Nadal
Owner of Clavell Consulting, S.L.
Since 1997, free professional practice. Practising attorney, specialized in Administrative Law.
Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and Real-State Law Pompeu Fabra University, 1992.
Licensed in Law, University of Barcelona, 1986-1991.
Dolors Clavell CV
Lawyer, specialized in the fields of the administrative law and public procurement as well as environment, urbanism and renewable energy. She works on legal defense, legal assistance and legal advice for public and private entities.
Professor in several University master’s and postgraduates.
Adviser on the regeneration and transformation process of the historic urban district between the years 1988 and 1997.
Consultant with technical cooperation teams in several Latin American countries.
Member of Parliament in the Catalan Parliament from 2003 to 2010. She held the Environment and Housing Commission presidency and took part of the Territorial Politics and Public Works, Justice, Health, Women Rights and economic globalization commissions. Rapporteur in several autonomic laws such as the 2010 Right to Housing Law (for which she was the promoter, member of the developing team and rapporteur); the Environment Evaluation Law; the Public Works Law; the Urban Development for Wronged Urbanizations Law; Districts Development Law. Specialist adviser in state laws as well such as the 2007 Land Law.
Author of several specialized publications and articles. Among them: “Participation and urban planning”; “The law of the right to housing, in perspective”; “An innovative housing policy: the experience of Catalonia”; “Comments on the Urban Planning Law of Catalonia”; “Procedures for the protection of urban legality.”
- Legal Advising in public procurement to several private companies and for public sector: Municipalities of Olesa de Montserrat, Sabadell, Figueres, Sant Esteve de Sesrovires.
- Legal advising and writing the Housing Law for Castilla-La Mancha, Balearic Island and Valencia governments.
- Legal advising to Barcelona. Study on the generation of protected housing in consolidated urban land.
- Co-writing and legal manager in several urban plans: Gràcia in Barcelona, Mollet del Vallès, Castelldefels, Terrassa, Palau-solitá i Plegamans. Also legal advising to private sector in urban themes.
- Legal advising to Castello de la Plana local government. Administrative organization and housing actions.
- Coordination and monitoring of the Right to Housing Plan Barcelona 2016. Advice to the Barcelona City Council on actions to face energy poverty.
- Legal defense in courthouse. Administrative-contentious appeal in public procurement issues, urban planning, and development and implementation of Speech and administrative expropriation local taxes and laws.
- Counselling for several public and private entities on proceedings related with energy efficiency and the introduction of renewable energy. Electrical system knowledge and applicable legislation.
- Social benefits map of vulnerable people. Local and autonomic research. Banc Sabadell’s social network managing agency.
- International Consultant in Latin America projects, resulting from convened by the Inter-American Development Bank: Peru, Argentina, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Bolivia. Projects relative to urban regeneration, organizational and administrative management and specific regulations improvements.
Lectures and debate meetings
2020 Architects Association in Catalunya. Speaker in a Debate about Barcelona Superblocks (ecological model) : citizens, law and economic values.
2020 Economists Association. Speaker in Presentation and Debate about Train Proposal 2024 for Catalunya.
2019 Conference “Affordable Housing: priority for new local agenda: balance, challenges and proposals”, organized for Diputación de Barcelona.
2019 Introduction session to the study about the effective ways of intervention in buildings for a comprehensive rehabilitation: management of majorities (a civil and urban approach). Mar de Energía plan, part of the Madrid City Council’s MARES project.
2019 Speaker at Worker Housing Cooperative Congress, about new idees of housing in actual context.
2018 Speaker at Catalonia Energy Congress.
2018 Speaker at Local Law Congress. Mechanisms for obtaining affordable housing in ower cities.
2018 Speaker at Cooperativism Conference. Comunidad de Madrid.
2017 Speaker at Conference: Ideas for future housing policies. University Complutense Madrid.
2017 Speaker at Commemorative 10 years catalan housing law. University of Barcelona and DESC Observatory.
Teacher in University Masters and Postgraduate.
Curs of urban and planning law. Developers and builders Association. Public properties and affordable housing in urban planning
Conference about new law in Catalunya, about urgent housing measures. Building agents Association.
Master Advocacy and public and economic law. University of ESADE. The economy of urban projects. Free market and public interests.
Master urban planning and climate change and sustainability. Polytechnic University of Barcelona. Curs management, governance and urban policies. Instruments in urban and housing law policies
Professor in the Public competition course for architects in the Pubic Administration. The association of Architects of Barcelona.
Training session in legal and jurisprudential treatment of the gender perspective in urban planning for the Colectivo Punt 6.
Professor in the Master in urban planification, sustainability and global charming Polytechnic University of Barcelona. Management course and urban politics: Housing versus tourist accommodations.
Course in Urban plannig Law. Diputació de Barcelona.
Master Laboratory Housing in the XXI Century, of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia - Higher Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona.
Master in urban and territorial development of the Polytechnic University of Barcelona - Higher Technical School of Architecture of Vallés.
Articles and publications
2019 Article in collaboration with the Newslater Política y Prosa n.º 4, about City and Urban Housing.
2018 Article Laws of housing in the Spanish State, in Book “La llei del dret a l'habitatge de Catalunya: Deu anys de vigència. Balanç i futur”. Edició Thomson-Reuters. Coordinació Institut TransJus i Observatori DESC.
2018 Article “The role of the norms in model changes”. Congress of Energy of Catalonia.
2018 Article “Town planning and citizen security”. Perspective magazine no. 12.
2018 Article “Housing laws in Spain”. (Pending publication DESC Observatory).
2015 Publication “Strategies and municipal actions to mobilize the private housing stock towards the offter for affordable housing” Co-authors: Jabier Burón and Iker San Román.
2015 Article for the magazine:”Economic Alternative: Som Energía, instrument for social innovation”.
2014 The challenge of sensitive rehabilitation. Immoscòpia Journal of Colleges and Association of Realtors of Catalonia. No.06 - May 2014.
2014 What’s on with renewable energies? Article for the magazine Agrocultura.
2014 Jurists and city conquests. Article for the magaziner Economic Alternatives, co-authored with Daniel and Piet Holtrop.
2013 Lessons on forced rent. El País, 10 may 2013.
Parliament activity as a MP
Elected member of the Parliament of Catalonia, from November 2003 to November 2010.
Chairwoman of the Environment and Housing Committee. Member of the following Committees: Territorial Policy and Public Works; Health; Women’s rights (also Secretary of the Bureau); Law, Justice and Public Safety, and Study on the globalization of the economy.
Responsible in environmental issues, planning, urban development, infrastructure and housing in the parliamentary group.
Speaker and/or Special Rapporteur on various Catalan Laws, among others:
Law 26/2010, law and procedures for public administrations.
Law 14/2009, airports, heliports and other airport infrastructures.
Law 13/2009, of the Housing Agency of Catalonia.
Law 06/2009, environmental assessment of plans and programs.
Law 03/2009, Improvement of urbanitzacions with urban development deficits.
Law-Decree 01/2007, of urgent measures in urban matters.
Law 18/2007, of the right to housing in Catalonia.
Law 03/2007, of public works.
Law 07/2006, on the practice oflicence occupation and professionals associations.
Law 05/2006, of Book V of the Civil Code of Catalonia on real rights.
Law 04/2005, of appeals against the qualifications of Property Registrars.
Law 10/2004, amendment of Law 02/2002 town planning, to promote affordable housing, territorial sustainability and local autonomy.
Law 02/2004, neighborhood improvement, urban areas, villages and towns that require special attention.
In 2007, an active participant in the technical discussion with the Ministry of Housing, Government of Spain around the new text of the Land Law 8/2007.
Member of the Commission of Inquiry into the events in connection with the accident of Carmel (tunnel collapse, construction of metropolitan transport line L5 Barcelona).