Allen & Overy opened the Madrid office in 1991, at a time when the sophistication of the Spanish market, which reflected a simultaneous growth in the country's economy, required a quality focus, with national excellence and international reach.
Over the last 30 years, Allen & Overy has become one of Spain’s leading legal practices, providing high quality and innovative advice to steer complex transactions to a successful conclusion.
Based in Madrid, our lawyers have both international experience and an in-depth knowledge of the local market. We can leverage the resources and skills of a highly integrated worldwide network. Our office is led by 17 top-tier partners, each of whom has an exceptional track record of success and achievement across a range of industry sectors, supported by a dedicated team of experienced lawyers.
Our clients are our top priority and they include financial institutions, public entities, high profile Spanish companies and international corporations with interests in Spain and beyond.
As a global elite practice, Allen & Overy is at the cutting edge of international legal and commercial insights. Our teams are able to offer our clients the support and advice needed to succeed in the changing national and global markets.
Deloitte Legal is one of the leading law firms in Spain with experience spanning over 40 years. Served by more than 700 professionals across the country, Deloitte Legal is notable for its comprehensive services offering. Its work has been widely recognised in the main legal directories and transactional analysts. The law firm was ranked among the top ten Spanish law firms by billings. Deloitte Legal is led by Luis Fernando Guerra, a partner with a solid track record in advisory services to financial entities. Luis Fernando co-ordinates the activity of the 58 partners and sets the direction that should be followed to keep up the growth rate achieved by the law firm in recent years, both regarding revenues and employee; last year nearly 62 professionals joined the team.
Through its multidisciplinary team, specialising in the main industries in the Spanish economy, Deloitte Legal delivers tax and legal advisory to major companies in Spain wherever they need it, thanks to its global network, Deloitte works alongside its clients in any of the 150 countries where the Firm is present. In the same way Deloitte can advise international companies wishing to operate in Spain. The Firm’s main objective is to instill in-depth knowledge in its professionals, who are fully committed to the development of the different market industries.
Spanish VAT Services is a pioneering, independent firm in Spain offering tax advisory services solely in the realm of indirect taxation.
We can firmly say that our firm has become the only alternative in the Spanish market to the big international auditing firms for all those companies looking for a different kind of advisory service with high quality standards and highly specialised in the field of indirect taxation.
Spanish VAT Services is the leading provider of advisory services in indirect taxation for small and medium-sized enterprises operating in the Spanish market.
We are effectively a port of entry into Spain for companies that decide to operate in our country. We offer a wide range of solutions in relation to indirect taxation for both local companies and major multinationals.
By acting as their tax representative, we are able to manage their VAT obligations, coordinate their communications and all kinds of relations with the Tax Authority, or manage their VAT payments or refunds, not only in Spain but also in other countries, since we have a broad network of partners in all EU countries, all of whom are experts in indirect taxation. We are a global company, and as such we can provide global solutions.
More than 580 professionals from a total of 820 of KPMG Abogados make up the workforce of the firm's fiscal area.
More than 595 of our 850 professionals belong to the KPMG Abogados Tax area
This large body of professionals means that we have specialists in all the taxes affecting companies and individuals. This, together with our specialisation in sectors and global network of firms in 154 countries (more than 35,000 professionals in Tax), sets us apart and allows us to render services of extremely high quality, offering substantial added value.
We cover the full spectrum of tax issues, including, Corporate Tax Services, CIT consolidated tax regime, VAT services, VAT grouping, Tax litigation and inspections, assistance in tax rulings to be filed with the Spanish General Directorate of Taxes, Tax Management services, Customs Duties (with customs inspectors on leave in the teams) Real Estate or Tax Controversy, among others. Our focus on specialisation even touches on matters not usually covered by other firms. For example, our R&D&i tax advisory team, which is a specialty in which we were pioneers in its creating.
We provide services to more than 3,600 clients, and, regularly, provide advisory services to the main IBEX-35 companies and high-profile multinational groups.
We are leading experts in direct and indirect tax planning in any transactions and matters, including mergers and company reorganizations.
We are also very strong in European tax matters, and have advised or co-advised large IBEX-35 clients in tax litigation procedures of maximum relevance, both in the European Union Court of Justice as well as general courts.
We are very well known in relation to Transfer Pricing issues, with one of the largest departments with more than 60 professionals in this area.
EY Abogados advises on the development and implementation of business strategies promptly and efficiently, combining local technical knowledge with a global perspective on tax, legislative and administrative matters which translates into an agile response to the most urgent international challenges of its clients. The firm provides an integrated multidisciplinary service based on the deep knowledge of the business, the market and the industry sector in which clients operate by creating effective business models and strategies.