Carolina Martínez de la Riva

Carolina Martínez de la Riva



Some people cross the forest and only see firewood for the fire

León Tolstói



Law degree from the University of Cantabria (1991).

Master’s degree in access to the legal profession and legal practice from the Bar Association of Cantabria (2009).

Member of the Bar Association of Cantabria.

Advanced piano studies at the Crisóstomo Arriaga Conservatory of Bilbao (1985).



Annual courses on Contentious-Administrative Jurisdiction (Regional Ministry of the Presidency, Interior, Justice and External Action of the Government of Cantabria and the General Council of the Judiciary) 1988-1991.

Course on Patrimonial Liability of Public Administrations (Wolters Kluwer Group. La Ley -2013).

Notary public examinations 1991-1995



Music teaching (musical language and piano) from 1986 to 2013.

Teacher at the Ataulfo Argenta Conservatory of Music in Santander in the 2014-2015 academic year, specialising in musical language and piano.

In 1996 she joined the Land Registry of Orense, where she worked until 1997 in the recovery of the archive of the registry books. Later she worked in the Land Registry of Amurrio (Álava) from 2000 to 2005 in the inscriptions and liquidation office.

Her career began in 2001 as a partner in the law firm Sampedro de la Riva.

In 2009, she joined the litigation department of IURISTAX ABOGADOS and in 2010 she became head of the public law and urban planning department.

Extensive experience in tourism and municipal proceedings related to activity licences and hotel classifications. Sanctioning proceedings, obtaining licences and restoration of urban planning legality. Tax proceedings. Administrative and tax litigation.