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Pérez-Llorca

Tax

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What the team is known for

Advises major Spanish corporates on contentious-administrative appeals against aggressive tax audits. Has experience in high-profile cases that reach the Spanish Supreme Court. Handles the tax aspects of corporate transactions, including real estate asset acquisitions and highlight M&A mandates in the hotels sector. Advises on the design of transactions so as to enable the tax-efficient transfer of IP rights. Attracts further attention for understanding of rules around tax incentives for research and development activities.

Strengths

One client highlights that the team "understands how the authorities think and designs strategies to better manage that key relationship," and adds: "They are all very hard-working and always available to assist whenever required."

Another client enthuses: "They are technically flawless and always available. They take the reality of the client's business into account and are very proactive in offering alternatives in all the different areas of taxation; their assessment of the risks makes us feel comfortable and secure."

Work highlights

Advised Fundación Obra Social y Monte de Piedad de Madrid on the filing of an appeal before the Spanish Supreme Court. The appeal was in relation to the foundation's application under the special tax regime for non-profit entities regarding real estate tax.

Notable practitioners

Clara Jiménez "is proactive, always has the bigger picture in her mind, has a great ability to see the full impact of transactions and defends the company’s interest tirelessly," according to a client. Clients also note her experience with the Spanish tax authorities, saying: "She understands very well how they work, making her an ideal and invaluable bridge between them and the client." She is regularly instructed on substantial contentious and non-contentious tax mandates.

José Ramón Vizcaino enters the rankings, offering his expert advice to clients on acquisitions as well as tax planning. One client identifies him as "a good lawyer with a very practical approach." Another client values his "calm nature and ability to explain complicated issues very well, in addition to his responsiveness."

Norma Peña leads the tax practice of the firm's Barcelona office and is frequently instructed on tax elements of finance and M&A transactions. According to a client, she is "client-oriented, very practical, to the point, brave and focused on problem-solving."

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Overview

Excels at providing specialist tax advice and planning in real estate transactions, M&A and IPOs. Provides advice on international tax planning, tax audits and litigation procedures and receives mandates from numerous Spanish blue chip companies. Advice also includes the fields of wealth management and sports taxation.

Please visit https://www.perezllorca.com/en/practice-areas/tax/ for more information

Members

Jiménez, Clara (Head of Department)

Azqueta, José

Peña, Norma

Suárez, José

Vizcaino, José Ramón

Tax Department

Pérez-Llorca

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Department location

Paseo de la Castellana 50

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28046

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Spain

Tax


Clara Jiménez
Band 1
José Ramón Vizcaino
Band 5
Norma Peña
Band 5