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Uría Menéndez

PRÍNCIPE DE VERGARA 187, PLAZA RODRIGO URÍA, 28002 MADRID, SPAIN
Tel:
Work +34 91 586 04 00
Fax:
Fax +34 91 586 04 03
Email:
Web:
www.uria.com
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Víctor Viana

Tel:
Work +34 91 586 45 56
Email:
Web:
www.uria.com
Uría Menéndez

Work Department

Tax.

Career

Víctor Viana is a lawyer  in the Madrid office Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 2000 and became a partner in 2008.

Víctor specialises in corporate tax law. He regularly advises on M&A, corporate restructuring transactions, real estate transactions and tax proceedings. During his professional career he has also advised on tax planning for both foreign investments in Spain and Spanish investments abroad. He has most recently advised:
  • shareholders on the sale of a leading transport group;
  • a leading Spanish insurance company on the sale of its Spanish subsidiary;
  • private equity groups on international investments;
  • clients from various sectors on sale and leaseback transactions;
  • developers on the construction and sale of shopping centres in Spain;
  • international groups regarding their real estate investments in Spain;
  • compensation boards (juntas de compensación) in major real estate developments;
  • clients on tax inspections, litigation and criminal offences.

Languages

English.

Member

Madrid Bar Association.

Vigo Bar Association.

Representative of the Spanish Association of Tax Advisers (AEDAF) before the Confédération Fiscale Européenne.

Education

Law degree, specialising in Economic Law, Universidad de Deusto, 1994.


Spain

Tax

Within: Leading individuals

Víctor Viana - Uría Menéndez

Within: Tax

The ‘international and local knowledge’ of Uría Menéndez gives the firm the ability to provide ‘a robust and global analysis’, particularly in the area of transactional advice and litigation. The ‘team of specialists emphasises client relationships’ and is led by expert in corporate tax law Rafael Fuster. His group includes the ‘outstandingVíctor Viana, who has ‘very deep knowledge of taxes in Spain as well as in general in Europe’ and ‘a level of commitment, prudence and availability that makes him a great adviser’. Also recommended are experienced tax practitioner David López Pombo and senior associate Roberto Medrano. The firm is advising Banco Santander on tax issues relating to the twofold capital market transaction concerning the acquisition of Banco Popular. In another highlight, the department is assisting Cinépolis Group with the Spanish tax law aspects of a syndicated credit agreement subject to New York law. Other clients include Alcoa, Telefónica and UBS.

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