Osborne Clarke LLP

Tax Department

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What the team is known for Leverages the strong reputations of its highly experienced international tax partners to attract roles in significant tax planning mandates. Capable of advising on major reorganisations and refinancings for corporations with assets across Europe. Acts for key clients in the fashion and healthcare sectors on the design and defence of transfer pricing policies and specific questions relating to EU patent box regimes. Also well equipped to assist multinational corporations with tax audits and with the negotiation of advance pricing agreements.

Strengths Sources praise the lawyers' "prudent approach" to tax matters.

Interviewees further highlight the lawyers' client-oriented approach, saying: "They are very committed and think like they are one of us."

Work highlights Advised Grifols on the tax implications of its EUR5.85 billion refinancing. The firm advised on compliance with transfer pricing regulations in relation to the global transaction, which was structured through Grifols' subsidiaries in Spain, Ireland and the US.

Notable practitioners

Miguel Lorán acts on the tax structuring of refinancings, restructurings and corporate acquisitions for multinational clients with assets based across the continent. He has notable experience in the design of transfer pricing models. Clients praise him for his abilities in international tax-structuring mandates, with one noting: "He is very business-oriented and well organised in executing the necessary processes."