Professionals

Our most important asset is the professionals who make up our firm. It is the quality of these professionals that enables us to offer our clients reliability, experience and personalised service.

Our staff come from a wide variety of backgrounds, including public administration, other law firms and private companies, not to mention those who received their training at Arco Abogados y Asesores Tributarios.

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 de Valencia
  • Business Administration and Management Degree, Universidad Europea de Valencia
  • Master's Degree in Tax Consulting and Tax Law, Escuela de Hacienda Pública

Practice areas:

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

Languages: English

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

eduardobonora [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
  • Business Administration and Management Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

Practice areas:

  • Civil Law
  • Commercial Law

Languages: English, Italian

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association

marccanals [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 and Associazione Internationale Giuristi di Lingua Italiana

rogercanals [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Barcelona
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, EAE Business School
  • Master’s Degree in Financial and Tax Law, Centro de Estudios Financieros

Practice areas:

  • M&A
  • Corporate law
  • Real Estate
  • Distribution & Franchising

Languages: English, French

Membership of professional organisations: Barcelona Bar Association; Spain’s franchising country expert by the International Distribution Institute (IDI Project); arbitrator for distribution & franchise matters by the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution (SCAI); International Referral (IR Global).

mercedesclavell [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Valencia
  • Postgraduate studies in Civil Catalan Law, Universidad de Barcelona
  • Public prosecutor, High Court of Justice of Catalonia; Economic crimes’ Prosecutors, Barcelona

Practice areas:

  • Criminal litigation
  • Corporate compliance
  • State, corporate and environmental liability
  • Punitive law

Languages: English, French

josepcliment [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
  • Master's Degree in Taxation, ESADE

Practice areas:

  • Business restructuring
  • International taxation
  • Tax consolidation
  • Transfer pricing

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association

marinaesquerra [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 Barcelona
  • Master’s Degree in Legal Practice, Barcelona Bar Association
  • Master’s Degree in Business Law, Barcelona Bar Association

Practice areas:

  • Civil liability
  • Commercial Law
  • Civil Procedural Law

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association

meritxellfons [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha
  • Industrial Engineer, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
  • 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:

  • Business Administration and Management Degree, Universidad de Barcelona
  • Master's Degree in Taxation, ESADE
  • Master’s Degree in International Taxation, ESADE

Practice areas:

  • Taxation of the family business
  • International taxation

Languages: English

andresfurniet [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Valencia

Practice areas:

  • Procedure law and arbitration
  • Civil Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Intellectual Property Law

Languages: English, German

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Madrid Bar Association

thaisfurrer [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
  • Master's Degree in Tax Consulting and Tax Law, Centro de Estudios Financieros

Practice areas:

  • Tax and contentious-administrative procedure
  • Civil Law

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Madrid Bar Association

conchagarcia [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 taxation
  • Tax consolidation
  • Tax audit
  • Accounting

Languages: French

remediosgarcia [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Valencia.
  • Master’s Degree in Business Consulting, Centro de Estudios Financieros.

Practice areas:

  • Business restructuring
  • Taxation of the family business
  • Tax audit

Languages: English

victorgrima [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera de Valencia
  • Business Administration and Management Degree, Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera de Valencia

Practice areas:

  • International taxation
  • Taxation of the family business
  • Fiscal regime of expatriates and inpatriates

Languages: German, English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Valencia Bar Association

daniellopez [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Valencia
  • Master’s Degree  in Taxation, Escuela de Hacienda Pública.

Practice areas:

  • Direct and indirect taxation
  • Tax and contentious-administrative procedure

Languages: English, French

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Valencia Bar Association

victormacias [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:

  • Law Degree, Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona

Practice areas:

  • Civil Procedural Law
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Family Law

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association

miriammargarit [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona
  • Master’s in Business Law, Barcelona Bar Association

Practice areas:

  • International contracting
  • Commercial Law
  • Insurance and Liability Law

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association

elenamarin [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona
  • Master’s Degree in Taxation, IDEC-Universidad Pompeu Fabra
  • Master’s Degree in Law and Sports Management, Barcelona Bar Association

Practice areas:

  • Tax and contentious-administrative procedure
  • Sports Law

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association

adelamartin [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Valencia

Practice areas:

  • Corporate Law
  • Bankruptcy Law

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Valencia Bar Association

felixmendiz [at] arcoabogados.es

 Education:

  • Bachelor in Taxation, ESIME
  • Technical Degree in Commercial Management

 Practice areas:

  • Commercial Management
  • Direct taxation

Languages: English

miquelmiralles [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Master’s in Corporate Legal Consulting, Instituto de Empresa Business School, Madrid.
  • Master’s in Business Management and Marketing, ESIC Business and Marketing School, Madrid.

Practice areas:

  • Procedure and Bankruptcy Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • M&A

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Legal and Software Committees, Sedisi (Spanish Association of Information Technology Companies) and ECIS (European Committee for Interoperable Systems).

juancarlosmolero [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Barcelona
  • Master's Degree in Tax Consulting and Tax Law, Centro de Estudios Financieros
  • Master’s  Degree in International Trade, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid.

Practice areas:

  • Customs and Excise
  • International business

Languages: English, French, Italian

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association, Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe

mariapalacio [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Business Administration and Management Degree, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
  • Master's Degree in Finance, LUISS Guido Carli
  • Master's Degree in Taxation, EADA
  • Master's Degree in International Taxation, ESADE

Practice areas:

  • International Taxation
  • Direct and indirect taxation
  • Transfer pricing
  • Fiscal regime of expatriates and inpatriates

Languages: English, Italian

Membership of professional organizations: Member of the Barcelona Economists Association. Member of the Spanish Association of Tax Advisors.

robertopeluso [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
  • State Tax Inspector (on leave).
  • Former Secretary General and Former Deputy Director of the School of Public Finance, Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Former Secretary General for Indirect Taxes, Directorate-General for Taxes, Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Former Senior Member for Indirect Taxation, Regional Economic-Administrative Tribunal (TEAR), Madrid.
  • Lecturer at the School of Public Finance, Business School, and in Civil Law at the Universidad del País Vasco.

 Practice areas:

  • Indirect taxation
  • Tax and contentious-administrative procedure

Languages: English

jantoniopueyo [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

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Castilla la Mancha
  • Professor of Civil Law, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha
  • Former Deputy Judge, Contentious-Administrative Court, High Court of Castilla-La Mancha.
  • Former Vice-chancellor, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha

Practice areas:

  • Civil Law

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Advisory and Editorial Board for the scientific journal Aranzadi Civil and the Revista Jurídica de Castilla La Mancha.

federicorodriguez [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Barcelona.
  • Master’s Degree in Company Law, Barcelona Bar Association.
  • Negotiation Theory and Tools, Harvard Negotiation Project, Barcelona.

Practice areas:

  • Commercial Law

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association

carlosserrano [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Barcelona
  • Master´s Degree in Legal Practice, Barcelona Bar Association
  • Master´s Degree in Taxation & Tax Advice, Centro de Estudios Financieros

Practice areas:

  • Direct and indirect taxation
  • Tax and contentious-administrative proceedings
  • Taxation of the family business
  • Commercial Law

Languages: English, French

Membership of professional organizations: Member of the Barcelona Bar Association. Member of the Spanish Association of Tax Advisors.

soniaubago [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Law Degree, Universidad de Valencia.                                                
  • LLM International Business Law, University of Manchester
  • Master’s Degree in Taxation, Universidad de Valencia.   

Practice areas:

  • International taxation
  • Taxation of the family business
  • Regional and local taxation

Languages: English

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Valencia Bar Association

nuriavillanueva [at] arcoabogados.es

Education:

  • Economics and Business Degree, Universidad de Valencia
  • Business Administration and Management Degree, Universidad de Valencia
  • Maîtrise en Monnaie et Finance, Université Paris XII
  • Master’s Degree in Taxation, Valencia Economists Association

Practice areas:

  • Direct and indirect taxation
  • International taxation
  • Fiscal regime of expatriates and inpatriates

Languages: English, French

Membership of professional organisations: Member of the Valencia Bar Association

rafaelvillena [at] arcoabogados.es