Manuel Vélez is a partner in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in March 2003 and is a member of the public and environmental law practice areas.

He regularly advises public and private entities on all aspects of public law (sanctioning procedures, public procurement, payment management before public authorities, energy, public infrastructures, telecommunications, authorisations and permits, liability of public authorities, subsidies, public property, constitutional law, anti-money laundering, etc.). He regularly appears before Spain’s contentious-administrative courts and the Constitutional Court. In the 2015 edition of Iberian Lawyer he was named one of the top 40 lawyers under the age of 40 in Spain and Portugal.