Xosé Antón Sarmiento Méndez

Category: Lawyer of the Galician Parliament
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-Degree in Law at the University of Santiago de Compostela (1988)

-Graduate in Legal Practice at Montero Ríos College of the Bar Association of Santiago de Compostela (1988-1989)


Professional posts:

-Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

-Lawyer of the Galician Parliament.

-Secretary of the Electoral Board of the Galician Autonomous Community.

 Work & Activities



Derecho Parlamentario de Galicia, Xerais, Vigo (2001) ISBN 84-8302-660-0

El Estatuto de Galicia. 20 años de Parlamento y justicia constitucionales, Xerais, Vigo (2003) ISBN 84-8302-975-8

Repensando la autonomía. Estudios sobre el Estatuto de Autonomía de Galicia, University of Vigo (2005) ISBN 84-8158-288-3

‘Manual de Derecho Constitucional’, University of Vigo (2010)

‘Manual do Parlamentario’, Galician Parliament, Santiago (2011)

‘Manual de actuación del Parlamentario’, El Derecho, Madrid (2011)

Over a hundred scientific articles published in collective books and Spanish and foreign magazines.


Professional activity:

He participated in the elaboration of over fifty Galician laws, mainly related to Justice, Public Administration, Industry, Energy, Tourism and Commerce.

He integrated the Galician delegation in the General Court Conferences of the European Regions during the sessions of Barcelona, Venice, Trieste and Berlin.

He has been legal adviser of several parliamentary investigating committees.

He was also a lawyer responsible for the information technologies in the Galician Parliament.


Lectures and conferences:

He has given a lot of courses and lectures in public institutions and Spanish and foreign universities about matters related to Public Law and the public policies in Spain.

He organized several scientific meetings about constitutional and parliamentary matters celebrated in Spain and other European and American countries, as member of the board of directors of the Spanish Association of Lawyers of Parliaments and representative appointed by the Galician Parliament.

He has been distinguished with the honourable diploma of the Argentinian Association of Parliamentary Law.