Tax“These lawyers combine technical expertise with a sense of practicality: they understand both the law and the authorities, and are able to anticipate the responses of the latter.” (Chambers Europe, 2012)
General taxation and finance
Over the last few years, our lawyers from the tax practice area have mainly been involved in advising large Spanish companies on raising funds in capital markets. Our close collaboration with financial entities and other market agents has given rise to the design of innovative financial products that are now commonly used.
We advise our international clients on their investments in Spain, Portugal and abroad.
The problems and challenges arising from the application of international double taxation treaties, and in general, those relating to international company investment structures and business development, are issues that our lawyers handle on a daily basis.
We work directly with our colleagues from the Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice Areas, and have extensive experience in M&A transactions, joint venture agreements, sales and purchases, takeovers, public share offers, IPOs, company restructurings (mergers, disposals, securities swaps, contributions of a branch of activity and others), project finance structures, and private equity.
Tax proceedings and litigation
We specialise in both litigious (inspection proceedings and tax information requests, economic-administrative and contentious claims and appeals, defending clients in criminal-economic proceedings, particularly in crimes against the Treasury) and non-litigious proceedings (including submitting consultations before the Directorate-General of Taxation, documentation relating to transactions with related entities and transfer-pricing agreements).
Real estate and local taxation
We work very closely with the members of our Real Estate and Planning Practice Areas and have vast experience in the sale and purchase of real estate, the financing of real estate projects (including shopping malls, renewable energies and infrastructures), and all local taxation matters.
Family business taxation
Along with tax advice directly relating to legal structures for the management, continuity and transfer of family businesses to future generations, provided in collaboration with the Public Practice Area, our experience in international finance and M&A taxation allows us to offer specialist international legal services to multi-family offices and high net-worth individuals.