Firm Profile > Andersen Tax & Legal > Madrid, Spain

Andersen Tax & Legal
VELÁZQUEZ, 108-110

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Andersen Tax & Legal advised fertility clinic group RMANJ on the creation of a €900m strategic joint venture with Equipo IVI. Practice head Gonzálo Cerón (who leads the Madrid and Valencia offices) and Carlos Salinas Peña (who leads the Barcelona office) are recommended.

Dispute resolution Tier 4

Andersen Tax & Legal is experienced in international arbitration and multi-jurisdictional litigation, as well as cross-border insolvency proceedings and corporate compliance matters. Iñigo Rodriguez-Sastre, who is a specialist in corporate law and litigation, leads the team with Benjamin Prieto. In recent work, the firm defended Zeta Group in litigation related to the payment of royalties for a broadcast advertising contract and successfully represented Redexis Gas in a dispute arising out of the gas supply of one of the major urban developments in Spain. Other key clients include Suzuki and the French government.

Employment Tier 4

At Andersen Tax & Legal, practice head Alfredo Aspra specialises in employment litigation and corporate restructuring. The team has particular experience in restructurings resulting from insolvency and corporate reorganisations. In a recent highlight, the department is advising Grupo Redexis Gas on negotiating the company’s second collective bargaining agreement, and assisting Anida with issues arising from the acquisition of a large stake in the company by Cerberus. Other key clients include Ferrovial Agroman, Seur and Grupo Telefónica.

Real estate and construction Tier 4

Andersen Tax & Legal's team was bolstered by the arrival of Antonio Ñudi and Carlos Peña from Urbe Asesores Jurídicos in February 2018. The duo are heading the team alongside José Vicente MoroteMaite Hernandez, who provides 'an excellent level of service', joined from Herbert Smith Freehills LLP in 2017.

Public law Tier 5

Andersen Tax & Legal took over Urbe Asesores Jurídicos in 2018, adding Carlos Peña Rech and Antonio Ñudi Tornero as partners. The group, which is led by José Vicente Morote Sarrión, advised the council of Silla on the termination of a water supply and sewage management contract.

Tax Tier 5

As well as experience in a range of non-contentious tax matters, Andersen Tax & Legal has expertise in tax litigation, notably in verification, management and inspection procedures carried out by the Tax Administration. María Olleros focuses on tax planning services to business groups and their shareholders. She leads the practice with specialist in international taxation Javier Vinuesa, who joined form Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in 2018. Further strengthening the team are tax specialists Jose Manuel Pumar, who joined from Auren in 2018, and Tomás Rivero, who arrived from Sanguino y Asociados Abogados, also in 2018. The firm is advising Grupo Alimentario Citrus on issues relating to the restructuring of the shareholder structure as well as on tax audit issues.

Banking and finance Tier 7

Andersen Tax & Legal's recent work includes acting on NPL purchase agreements, debt renegotiations and the acquisition of debt. Clients include Grupo Inversor Hesperia, Famargroup and CaixaBank. Guillermo Yuste and corporate lawyer Carlos Salinas are the key names.


The firm

Andersen Tax & Legal in Spain has offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Seville as well as a presence in Bilbao through a collaborating firm of Andersen Global. The team is made up of more than 260 professionals led by the managing partner in Spain, Jaime Olleros.

The firm advises mainly in the legal and tax fields working with an integrated team of vast experience in business law, among others: corporate and M&A, tax, litigation, arbitration, restructuring or public law, in different sectors of business activities. Andersen Tax & Legal has wide experience in advising companies in cross-border transactions and their projects abroad with a particular expertise in Cuba, Israel or Russia.

Andersen Tax & Legal is the Spanish member firm of Andersen Global, an international association of legally separate, independent member firms comprising tax and legal professionals around the world. This association allows the team to provide best-in-class advice in complex transactions to important domestic and international clients in Spain and across the globe in a seamless and consistent manner everywhere.

Areas of practice

Andersen Tax & Legal has extensive experience in every field of business law and tax advice, providing their clients comprehensive high-quality legal advice on domestic and international projects.

The corporate practice provides advice to companies and other legal entities, ranging from their incorporation to all their transactions, specialising in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), restructuring, corporate law, commercial contracting, corporate governance and banking and finance. The banking and finance practice covers made-to-measure design of all types of corporate finance operation, acquisitions, project finance and structured finance, both simple and syndicated.

The dispute resolution team advises on commercial and contractual disputes at all levels and before all institutions, also advising distressed companies in relation to all insolvency issues. The team is also specialised in corporate crime, from tax evasion and fraud to money laundering and corruption and has a strong arbitration practice advising in national and international arbitrations and before various arbitration institutions.

In the employment field, the firm provides advice on complex and technical matters, with a strong focus on employment litigation, terms of employment, corporate transactions and collective matters involving trade unions and works councils.

The tax practice is specialised in local and international advice in tax policies that optimise taxation and structure the business and transactions according with the law and the business strategy of the clients. The advice is provided independently as no audit services are rendered in the firm.

The firm also has highly specialized departments for the implementation of effective systems to supervise regulatory compliance and crime prevention. Moreover, the culture and audiovisual team is very experienced in providing comprehensive advice in national and international co-productions and the firm has a team the highly specialized professionals in technology, data and digital business.

The firm has strong expertise advising and co-ordinating international projects where expertise in several jurisdictions is required. Likewise, the firm has wide experience on public law matters with a strong focus on public contracts, acting for public administrations, bidders and successful bidders and also on the implementation of private initiative participation models in public infrastructure development projects, among others.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate / Cuban desk Jaime Olleros
Corporate / Cuban desk Ignacio Aparicio
Corporate / Banking & Finance Carlos Salinas
Corporate / M&A Gonzalo Cerón
Dispute resolution / Arbitration Íñigo Rodríguez-Sastre
Dispute resolution / Arbitration José María Rebollo
Public and regulatory law / Real Estate José Vicente Morote
Public and regulatory law José Luis Aguilar
Tax / Entrepreneurs and start-ups María Olleros
Tax Javier Vinuesa
Tax / Russian desk Toni Prat
Criminal and corporate compliance Benjamín Prieto
Criminal and corporate compliance Rocío Gil
Restructuring and insolvency Javier Mata
Restructuring and insolvency Álvaro Gámez
Employment Alfredo Aspra
Employment Pablo Santos
Real estate Maite Hernández Falcó
Banking and finance Guillermo Yuste
Accounting Joaquín Ureña
Culture, sports and entertainment / Media and IP Patricia Motilla
Privacy, IT and digital business Belén Arribas
Privacy, IT and digital business / EU competition Isabel Martínez Moriel
Entrepreneurs and start-ups Ramón Faus
Tax Enrique Vázquez
Photo Name Position Profile
 Antonio Ñudi  photo Antonio Ñudi
 José Luis Aguilar  photo José Luis Aguilar
 Ignacio Aparicio  photo Ignacio Aparicio
 Alfredo Aspra  photo Alfredo Aspra
 Antonio Ballester  photo Antonio Ballester
 Gonzalo Cerón  photo Gonzalo Cerón
 Luis Cortezo  photo Luis Cortezo
 Jaime Espejo  photo Jaime Espejo
 Ramón Faus  photo Ramón Faus
 Álvaro Gámez  photo Álvaro Gámez
 Miguel Ángel Galán   photo Miguel Ángel Galán 
 Maite Hernández  photo Maite Hernández
 Sergio Samuel Juárez  photo Sergio Samuel Juárez
 Yago Martos  photo Yago Martos
 Javier Mata  photo Javier Mata
 Bartolomé Matas  photo Bartolomé Matas
 José Vicente Morote  photo José Vicente Morote
 Patricia Motilla  photo Patricia Motilla
 Miguel Nieto  photo Miguel Nieto
 María Olleros  photo María Olleros
 Jaime Olleros  photo Jaime Olleros
 José Ignacio Olleros  photo José Ignacio Olleros
 Carlos Peña  photo Carlos Peña
 Toni Prat  photo Toni Prat
 Benjamín Prieto  photo Benjamín Prieto
 José Manuel Pumar  photo José Manuel Pumar
 José María Rebollo  photo José María Rebollo
 Tomás Rivero  photo Tomás Rivero
 Íñigo Rodríguez-Sastre  photo Íñigo Rodríguez-Sastre
 Carlos Salinas  photo Carlos Salinas
 Pablo Santos  photo Pablo Santos
 Jaime Silva  photo Jaime Silva
 José Miguel Soriano  photo José Miguel Soriano
 Joaquín Ureña  photo Joaquín Ureña
 Enrique Vázquez  photo Enrique Vázquez
 Javier Vinuesa  photo Javier Vinuesa
 Guillermo Yuste  photo Guillermo Yuste
 Andrés Zapata  photo Andrés Zapata
Professionals : 250+
Lawyers : 75+
Andersen Global
Other offices : Barcelona
Other offices : Valencia
Other offices : Seville
Other offices : Bilbao (collaborating firm)

Diversity is key to our mission of building extraordinary teams that deliver unparalleled results for our firm and our clients. We strive to recruit people with exceptional talent and ability—and to celebrate their differences. We develop and train them, and then give them the opportunity to be the best they can be. We’re committed to making Andersen a place where everyone has the potential to succeed.

Andersen’s recruitment & human resources department takes active initiatives that underscore our inclusive work environment, offering our members additional levels of connection via coaching, mentoring and professional development. These initiatives focus on including members from different faiths such as Islam, Judaism, Christianity and atheism. Members from different nationalities and affinities alike are also included such as Egyptian, Sudanese, Lebanese and British. Additionally, active steps are taken to advancing the cause for equality by committing to uphold the United Nations’ Standards of Conduct for Business.

Diversity and inclusion are imperative to Andersen’s success. We work with some of the world’s leading companies to solve their most complex legal & tax problems, and we firmly believe that the most innovative solutions often come from bringing together different perspectives, experiences, and points of view. As such, we take many measures to attract and develop a team that both represents and fully embraces this diversity. This approach results in more breakthrough client results and more fulfilling, rewarding experiences for Andersen employees.