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Elisabet Cots

Baker & McKenzie Barcelona S.L.P.


Elisabet is a Senior Associate experienced Public Law/ Regulatory lawyer in Baker McKenzie's Barcelona office. She has more than 10 years' experience advising heavyweight companies on public law and regulatory issues.

Elisabet advises both national and multinational companies on public procurement, administrative compliance, license schemes, environmental, ESG, regulatory, and products-related matters (circular economy and sustainability requirements, green claims, consumer protection issues, etc), including assistance before regulators, authorities, and courts. In addition, she regularly advises private companies on regulatory issues related to business expansion and the opening of new plants/premises. She also advises on litigation and trials related to the areas of specialization. She has extensive experience in the consumer & goods and life sciences sectors.

Regarding the life sciences sector, she offers advice to Spanish and foreign life sciences companies and represent them before authorities and courts regarding public procurement issues, price & reimbursement procedures, authorization and registration, promotion and advertising of medicines, and other regulatory issues related to medicinal products, medical devices, cosmetics, food supplements and other foods for particular nutritional uses.

She also professor at Pompeu Fabra University, UPF Barcelona School of Management and ESADE Law School in the field of Public Law. She regularly participates in publications and articles related to her specialty.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Barcelona Bar Association - Member

Corporate Responsibility

From the beginning, we in Baker McKenzie have participated in different Corporate Social Responsibility programs. The most recent, coinciding with our 25th anniversary in Barcelona, is the pro bono advice agreement with and donation to the Sant Joan de Déu Charitable Organization.

Other outstanding projects are the agreement to create and advise the Liceu Barcelona Opera House US Foundation and regular contributions to the Food Bank.


  • Barcelona~Spain (2011)


  • University Pompeu Fabra (Master in Legal Sciences) (2011)
  • University Pompeu Fabra (Degree in Law) (2010)
  • The Hague Academy of International Law (Certificate of the Summer Courses in Private International Law) (2010)


  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish