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What the team is known for

Vast team that leverages an extensive network across Spain and globally to attract complex international taxation and transfer pricing mandates. Handles advisory mandates relating to the calculation of existing tax liabilities or the design and implementation of corporate restructurings. Advises on the design of tax-efficient remuneration plans for managers or expatriate employees. Highly regarded indirect tax practice represents major clients in tax inspections and in high-profile litigation challenging the interpretation of Spanish VAT rules. Wins instructions on the tax due diligence and structuring of M&A transactions, often in tandem with corporate lawyers from other Spanish firms. Also handles contentious and non-contentious Spanish customs matters.

Strengths

One client describes the team as "very solution-oriented and very pleasant to work with."

The firm is praised by another client who says: "PwC has huge ability and resources to handle any possible areas of international tax concerns."

Work highlights

Advised BBVA on the tax aspects of its shift of its captive insurance company from Ireland to Spain.

Notable practitioners

Alberto Monreal is known by market commentators for his strong expertise in indirect tax. He is an experienced litigator.

Javier González Carcedo specialises in handling international tax planning and controversy. He is identified by one satisfied client as "an outstanding transfer pricing expert."

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Spain

Tax


Javier González Carcedo
Band 5

Tax: Indirect Tax


Alberto Monreal
Band 1