The Firm

Arco Abogados y Asesores Tributarios is a multidisciplinary firm that guarantees its clients an all-inclusive legal advice service throughout Spain and abroad. The founding principles on which we base our professional operations are:

  • Quality.
  • Trust.
  • Commitment.
  • Initiative.
  • Creativity.
  • Value contribution.

The professionals who make up the practice are our major asset. It is the quality of these professionals which allows us to provide our clients with trust, experience and a tailor-made approach.

Offices

We have offices located in Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia, and two others in Ibiza and Palma de Mallorca.

Network of offices

The Team

The firm has 7 partners and more than 40 professionals with a solid legal and economic background, enabling it to provide a comprehensive legal service to businesses and individuals via a direct and personal approach, anticipating and catering to the needs of each client.

Our professionals come from a range of backgrounds, such as Public Administration, other legal practices and private companies, not to mention those who have been trained at Arco Abogados y Asesores Tributarios.

Our Professionals

International Representation

Arco is member of several International networks and associations, such as WTS (World Tax Services), International Referral (IR), International Bar Association (IBA), l’Association International des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA), Associazione Internazionale di Giuristi in Lingua Italiana (AIGLI)) and the International Distribution Institute (IDI). This allows us to  render qualified legal and tax advice services to foreign owned companies who develop activities and operations in Spain, ensuring the fulfilment of its legal, tax and accounting obligations. The same services are offered to Spanish companies regarding its operations abroad, through the law firms member of our networks.

 

Partners

All our work is overseen and spearheaded by the firm’s partners, ensuring the very highest technical quality and experience in each case.

Education:

  • Economics and Business Degree, Universidad de Barcelona.
  • Deputy State Tax Inspector (on leave)

Practice areas:

  • Direct and indirect taxation
  • Tax consolidation
  • Business restructuring
  • Taxation of the family business

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Economists Association

ramonalgas [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad C.D.E.S. Abat Oliva
  • Master’s Degree in International Business Law, ESADE

Practice areas:

  • International contracting
  • Legal advice in the tourist industry
  • Nautical Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Business restructuring

Languages: French, English, Italian

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association

oriolalmirall [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Economics and Business Degree, Universidad de Valencia
  • Master's Degree in Tax Consulting and Tax Law, Centro de Estudios Financieros

Practice areas:

  • Direct and indirect taxation
  • Accounting
  • Business restructuring

Languages: English

rosaballesteros [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Barcelona
  • State Tax Inspector (on leave)
  • Financial Auditor
  • Former Spanish Inland Revenue Head Inspector, Barcelona.
  • Lecturer in Tax Law at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona and in the Master’s in Taxation programme at the Universidad Pompeu Fabra and Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya.

Practice areas:

  • Direct and indirect taxation
  • Tax and contentious-administrative procedure
  • International taxation
  • Transfer pricing

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association

marianoblanco [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona
  • Bachelor in Business and Administration, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Practice areas:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Public Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Languages: English, Italian, French

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association, International Bar Association, International Referral y Associazione Internationale Giuristi di Lingua Italiana

rogercanals [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Barcelona
  • Economics and Business Studies Degree, Universidad de Barcelona
  • Master's Degree in Tax Advising, Instituto de Empresa de Madrid
  • State Tax Inspector (on leave)
  • Financial Auditor
  • Former Treasury Officer in Tarragona
  • Former Spanish Inland Revenue Head Inspector, Barcelona
  • Lecturer on the Master’s in Taxation at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Practice areas:

  • Direct and indirect taxation
  • Tax and contentious-administrative procedure
  • Taxation of the family business

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association and Member of the Barcelona Economists Association

manuelfarnos [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha
  • Industrial Engineer, Universidad Politécnica de Vaelncia
  • State Tax Inspector (on leave)
  • Financial auditor
  • Former Spanish Inland Revenue Head Inspector, Valencia

Practice areas:

  • Direct and indirect taxation
  • International taxation
  • Business restructuring

Languages: French, English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Madrid Bar Association

franciscofranch [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Technical Degree in Administration and Finance.
  • Technical Degree in Taxation.

Practice areas:

  • Accounting
  • Taxation of the family business
  • Indirect taxation
  • Local taxation

Languages: English

mariamarchena [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Business Science Degree, Universidad de las Islas Baleares
  • Member Lecturer in Commercial Law, Balearic Islands Association of Qualified Financial and Economic Experts.
  • Financial Auditor.
  • Administrative Manager

Practice areas:

  • Direct taxation
  • Accounting

Languages: English

jaumeribas [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Bachelor in Business Science, Universidad de las Islas Baleares
  • Master’s Degree in Taxation Systems and Tax Procedures, Universidad de las Islas Baleares.

Practice areas:

  • Direct and indirect taxation
  • Accounting

Languages: English

vicenteribas [at] arcoabogados.es