Iratxe Celaya

Partner since 2011 ––– Bilbao
Member no. 58897 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • English



Iratxe Celaya is a lawyer in the Bilbao office of Uría Menéndez. She joined the firm in 2006 and became a partner in 2011. She heads the Tax Practice Area in the Bilbao office.

Iratxe specialises in corporate tax taw, advising in mergers, acquisitions, and business combinations, taxation of foreign investment structures in Spain, and Spanish investments in foreign countries.

Iratxe regularly advises in tax proceedings, including tax audits and tax litigation procedures. 

She also specialises in tax law of the Basque Country and Navarre.

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  • Law Degree, specialising in financial law, Universidad de Deusto, 1993 
  • Master’s Degree in corporate law, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, 1994

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association
  • AEDAF (Spanish Association of Tax Consultants)

Teaching activity

Iratxe has been a lecturer on corporate restructuring, corporate tax and non-residents tax in the Master’s Degree in tax and in the Master’s Degree in law at the Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao (since 1998).

Since 2007 she has lectured on corporate restructuring in the Master’s Degree in law at the Universidad de Deusto.

She is a regular speaker at tax law seminars and conferences.

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