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Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Tax

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What the team is known for

Assists with the tax structuring of corporate or finance transactions. Advises on tax matters relating to the issuance of debt capital markets instruments or the negotiation of term loans for the financing of projects. Acts for selling shareholders or private equity buyers on the identification and negotiation of tax issues in transactions. Handles general tax advisory mandates for smaller domestic clients. Also handles litigation before Spain's tax tribunals and judicial courts.

Strengths

One client appreciates the team's "sound knowledge in family business tax matters, and availability."

Another client says: "They are quick and have a deep knowledge of tax law, in addition to maintaining a very good and close communication with the client."

Work highlights

Advised Laureate Education on the tax aspects of the sale of its institutions in Spain and Portugal to Permira as well as related indemnities.

Notable practitioners

Diego Martín-Abril y Calvo is noted for his wealth of experience in tax matters, including from his time in the Spanish tax authority. A client characterises him as "an expert in international tax with very good knowledge of not just Spanish law, but also of how the OECD and EU work." He provides clients with regulatory advice and litigation support.

Enrique Ortega Carballo heads the tax department and assists clients with diverse mandates, including refunds, international corporate restructurings, and regulatory changes. According to a client, "Enrique has very good knowledge of accounting matters and does extraordinary work on accounts analysis and tax impact."

Javier Vinuesa Magnet has extensive expertise in a variety of tax matters, including the structuring of transactions and investment in addition to tax inspection defence. One client describes him as "skilled, very commercial, proactive and in possession of a good network in the tax administration."

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Overview

Our experts in Tax law provide specialist advice both on tax law and accounting law, since several of our practitioners are Tax inspectors on leave that have held government positions.

We are involved in large and complex cross-border transactions in collaboration with other international firms, as well as lawyers with a wide range of jurisdictions.

Our team covers a broad spectrum of tax advice. We are known in Spain for our experience in transactional taxation, international taxation, corporate tax, including accounting law and IFRS and, finally, for a strong team specialized in tax litigation.

Our areas of action in Tax Law are:

  • Corporate Taxation
  • International Taxation
  • Tax judicial review
  • Tax procedures
  • Taxation of industrial and intellectual property
  • Accounting law
  • Banking and insurance
  • Family businesses, Family office, and taxation of individuals
  • Taxation of sport, athletes and professionals from the world of entertainment
  • Advice in connection with the tax consequences of new technologies and electronic commerce

Tax

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

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Location

Castellana 216

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28046

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Spain

Tax


Diego Martín-Abril y Calvo
Band 5
Enrique Ortega Carballo
Band 5
Javier Vinuesa Magnet
Band 4