Jesús López Tello

Partner since 1995 ––– Madrid
Member no. 56502 of the Madrid Bar Association
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Jesús López Tello is a lawyer in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He qualified in 1986 as State Treasury Inspector (ranked #1 of its class) and in 1989 as Inspector of Insurance and Pension Plans and Funds. After nine years serving the Spanish Tax authorities, he joined Uría Menéndez in 1995 as a partner for developing the firm's tax practice

Jesús regularly advises clients on M&A, business combinations, structuring groups and activities, taxation of financial transactions and issuance of equity and debt instruments. He is also actively engaged on tax litigation matters, such a tax investigations, tax disputes and tax criminal offences.

He is regarded as a leading lawyer by the main international legal directories, such as, Chambers & Partners, PLC and International Who's Who Legal among others and numerous matters he has advised have been awarded or commended as innovative by Financial Times - Innovative Lawyers

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  • Law Degree, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1982
  • State Treasury Inspector, 1986
  • Inspector of Insurance and Pension Plans and Funds, 1989

Professional associations

  • Colegio de Abogados de Madrid
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Latin American Association of Tax Arbitration

Teaching activity

Between 1990 and 1995, he was a lecturer at the State Treasury School (Escuela de la Hacienda Pública).

He is a regular speaker and commentator at law seminars and conferences.

Recent publications

  • Impuesto a grandes fortunas: ahora el texto articulado

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    Jesús López Tello. Uría Menéndez, 16/11/2022

  • Impuesto a las grandes fortunas: una mirada anticipada

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    Jesús López Tello. Uría Menéndez, 11/10/2022

  • Jesús López Tello. In Libro blanco para la reforma fiscal en España. Una reflexión de 60 expertos para el diseño de un sistema fiscal competitivo y eficiente. Madrid: IEE-Tax Foundation, 2022

  • Jesús López Tello. In 2021 Práctica fiscal para abogados. Los casos más relevantes en 2020 de los grandes despachos. Ricardo Gómez-Barreda (Coordinador), Ramón Tejada (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley-Wolters Kluwer, 2021

  • Jesús López Tello. In Manual del Impuesto sobre Sociedades, 4.ª ed. Ignacio Corral Guadaño (Director), Eduardo Sanz Gadea (Director), Eva Escudero Gutiérrez (Coordinador). Madrid: Instituto de Estudios Fiscales, 2020