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EY Abogados

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Chairman: Federico Linares
Managing Partners: Ramón Palacín & Rocío Reyero
Number of partners: 71
Number of lawyers: 889
Languages: Several languages. EY has offices in 152 countries worldwide.

Firm Overview:

EY is one of the most integrated tax and legal advisory firms in the world, with a network of 50,000 professionals in more than 150 countries dedicated to providing a highly qualified service. Our practice is organized by geographical areas and lines of business to provide a permanent service to our clients. We advise on the development and implementation of business strategies quickly and efficiently, and combine the local expertise of each country with a global perspective on tax, legislative and administrative matters. We respond swiftly to our clients' most urgent international challenges. Our in-depth knowledge of the business, market and industry sector in which our clients operate contributes to adding value, creating effective strategies and business models. We work with professionals from other EY business lines to offer integrated multidisciplinary services ranging from supply chain optimization and process improvements to accounting and financial and non-financial reporting. We offer comprehensive advice on company taxation and legal aspects, indirect taxation, international taxation, transaction taxation and human capital.

Main Areas of Practice:

Tax Services

International Transaction Tax Services: Our team is fully dedicated and specialised in assisting multinationals in their strategy, from pre-transaction planning straight through post-merger integration. The firm’s expertise and knowledge on domestic and cross border transactions in different industries, as well as the support received from EY ITTS global practice area, allows the team to constantly bring innovative and creative solutions to the market.
Contacts: Rocio Reyero
Tel: +34 915 727 383

Tax Financial Services: The Financial Services Office (FSO) in Spain is a diverse and experienced group providing tailor-made services to all type of financial organizations within the Banking, Insurance and Wealth & Asset Management business aiming to improve and / or meet our clients’ needs and expectations in each case. Our International Transaction Tax Service (ITTS) practice has a dedicated team of experienced specialists in cross-border and inbound transactions, including international tax structuring (whether buy-side, sell-side, refinancing and/or restructuring). Our Business Tax Service (BTS) practice offers solutions to our clients by establishing adequate tax policies, complying with tax reporting and compliance and improving overall the tax management and control building an efficient relationship with the tax authorities. Our multi-disciplinary Transfer Pricing (TP) professionals help to design, support and position our clients with their transfer pricing policies aligned with their operating model and business strategy.
Contacts: Araceli Sáenz de Navarrete
Tel: +34 91 572 77 28, + 34 610 757 830 

Transfer Pricing: 
The professionals are fully specialised in assisting multinationals in transfer pricing design, complex supply chain solutions, cost contribution agreements, business aligned conversions and controversy procedures. 
Contacts: Javier Montes, Vicente Durán (for Financial Services)
Tel: +34 915 727 301, +34 917 499 524

Business Tax Services:
The team provides corporate tax advisory services throughout every stage of the tax life cycle, helping clients in the definition of their tax policies and tax strategies with a strong focus on available tax incentives, such as R&D credits and Patent Box.
Contacts: Javier Seijo
Tel: +34 915 727 414

Tax Controversy:
It is one of the biggest teams in the market, with a deep knowledge of the general aspects of tax litigation as well as in specialised sectors as local taxation, EU controversy or energy and environmental taxation. The team has excellent relationship with tax authorities.
Contacts: Maximino Linares
Tel: +34 915 727 123

Global Compliance & Reporting:
The team has a deep knowledge on addressing key elements of a company’s finance and tax processes for preparing statutory financial and tax filings.
Contacts: Sergio Garrido 
Tel: +34 915 727 717

VAT & Other Indirect Taxes:
The team helps companies on addressing issues related to VAT and other indirect taxes, including custom and excise duties, locally and internationally.
Contacts: Eduardo Verdún
Tel: +34 915 727 421

People Advisory Services:
The team has remarkable experience on global expatriate management, as well as on Human Resources advice, especially on talent management, compensation and pension systems.
Contacts: Jaime Sol
Tel: +34 917 493 152

Legal Services
The legal practice is formed by a multidisciplinary group of well-known professionals that cover a wide range of legal services and is led by Félix Plasencia.
Contact: Félix Plasencia
Tel: +34 915 727 504

M&A & Private Equity:
M&A and private equity team at EY Law is driven to provide client-centric solutions, guided by a deep sector focus and a multidisciplinary approach. The professionals have extensive experience advising corporations and private equity investors on all types of transactions and cross-border deals. 
Contacts: Francisco Aldavero
Tel: +34 917 493 225

Real Estate:
The team has great experience in advising sizeable transactions of large portfolios and in asset management, both in Madrid and Barcelona. Placed as one of the markets leaders, the team has been regularly retained by some of the largest players in the sector to handle some of the highest-value and highest-profile deals in recent years.
Contacts: Ivan Azinovic
Tel: +34 917 493 274

Public Law & Regulatory: The team has great experience in advising companies from all regulated sectors and also a deep knowledge of public administrations procedures and their control institutions.
Contacts: Félix Plasencia
Tel: +34 915 727 504

Labour: It is a leading advisory area which includes top executives, contracting, collective negotiations, expatriates, outsourcing, litigation and Social Security issues.
Contact: Raúl García González
Tel: +34 915 725 110

Corporate Governance: Integrated solution with a multidisciplinary nature focused on listed and non-listed companies from all economic sectors. The professionals have a wide experience advising to listed and non-listed companies in the field of corporate governance, directors remuneration, capital markets, corporate social responsibility and sustainability, risk management and regulatory and compliance.
Contact: Lourdes Centeno
Tel: +34 915 674 729

Digital Law: It is focused on advising companies from different sectors on the legal angle of their digitization processes, which includes (i) legal issues derived from the use of disruptive technologies like IoT, blockchain and AI/algorithms and (ii) legal protection of intangible assets as IP and personal and non-personal data. The Digital Law practice at EY has the advantage of being embedded in one of the greatest technology hubs in Europe (Wavespace center) and having the insight of technology experts within the EY advisory team.
Contact: Blanca Escribano
Tel: +34 915 727 679

Competition Law: The team has extensive experience in providing legal and strategically-focused antitrust advice to clients in a wide variety of sectors and industries.The professionals provide practical advice that allows clients to stay competitive whilst complying with competition law. They are experienced in advising in merger control proceedings, sanctioning proceedings (cartels, abuses of dominant position, etc.), state aids, claim for damages and compliance programs.
Contact: Alfonso Ois
Tel: +34 917 499 530

Litigation: The Litigation team at EY Law is driven to give deep advice to clients in pretrial conflicts trying to avoid judicial disputes, or advising in judicial proceedings and negotiating complex civil and commercial disputes, including regulatory and corporate conflicts and bankruptcy procedures. The professionals’ team have extensive experience advising corporations in those types of disputes and representing them in Civil and Commercial Courts.
Contact: Antoni Frigola
Tel: +34 915 675 869

Legal & Regulatory Financial Services: EY Spain legal and regulatory financial service practice provides a wide range of national and cross-border solutions to financial industry players across the banking, investment services, insurance, asset management and payment services businesses. Leaded by Enrique Fernández Albarracín our practice includes senior multidisciplinary subject matter experts on legal and regulatory complex matters covering regulatory filings (licensing, acquisitions and resolution), rules of conduct, disciplinary procedures, implementation of Financial Services International Regulations (i.e. MiFID, CRDIV, Banking Resolution, AML, UCITS, IDD, PSD, EMIR, GDPR) and transaction law advice (i.e. M&A and reorganization projects affecting banking, insurance and capital markets firms). Our Spanish Financial Service practice is part of EY FS Network with more than 1,500 lawyers and regulatory experts across EMEA providing best-in-class legal solutions to FS clients in a regulatory complex environment.
Contact: Enrique A. Fernández Albarracín
Tel: +34 917 493 429 

Practice Areas:

Legal Services: 

■ Competition Law
■ Corporate Governance
■ Digital Law
■ Labour
■ Legal & Regulatory Financial Services
■ Litigation
■ M&A Private Equity
■ Public Law & Regulatory
■ Real Estate

Tax Services:
■ Business Tax Services
■ Global Compliance & Reporting
■ International Transaction Tax Services
■ People Advisory Services
■ Tax Controversy
■ Tax Financial Services
■ Transfer Pricing
■ VAT & Other Indirect Taxes

OFFICES (Spain): 

Avda. de Sarria, 102-106
Edificio Sarrià Forum
08017 Barcelona
phone: +34 933 663 700
fax: +34 934 053 784

Plaza Euskadi 5. Planta 13.
Torre Iberdrola.
48009 Bilbao
phone: +34 944 243 777
fax: +34 944 242 745

La Coruña:
Cantón Pequeño 13-14, 7B
Edificio Ocaso
15003 La Coruña
phone: +34 981 217 253
fax: +34 981 223 475

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria:
Avda. Alcalde Ramírez Bethencourt, 6
Edificio Atlántico
35003 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
phone: +34 928 380 984
fax: +34 928 370 249

Madrid (Main Office):
Calle de Raimundo Fernández Villaverde 65
Torre Azca
28003 Madrid
phone: +34 915 727 200
fax: +34 915 727 238

Paseo de la Farola, 5
Edificio Velería
29016 Málaga
phone: +34 952 228 506
fax: +34 952 226 616

Palma de Mallorca:
Camí del Reis, 308 - Torre A, 2º
Urb. Can Granada
Edificio Mapfre
07010 Palma de Mallorca
phone: +34 971 213 232
fax: +34 971 715 673

Avda. Pío XII, 22
31008 Pamplona
phone: +34 948 175 510
fax: +34 948 178 085

Santa Cruz de Tenerife:
Avda. Bravo Murillo, 5
Edificio Mapfre
38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
phone: +34 922 244 717
fax: +34 922 243 307

Avenida de la Palmera, 33
41013 Sevilla
phone: +34 954 238 711
fax: +34 954 239 437

Menorca, 19
Edificio Aqua
46029 Valencia
phone: +34 963 533 655
fax: +34 963 523 318

Calle Santiago 9 1º
47001 Valladolid
phone: +34 983 361 286
fax: +34 983 361 287

Areal, 18
Ofic. 10-13
36201 Vigo
phone: +34 986 443 029
fax: +34 986 430 021

Avda. Gómez Laguna, 25
Centro Empresarial de Aragón
50009 Zaragoza
phone: +34 976 458 110
fax: +34 976 458 111