Javier is a partner in the tax department of Ashurst Spain.
He has wide experience in Spanish, EU and international taxation of companies. He has advised national and international clients on the tax aspects of large cross-border transactions, group restructurings, real estate transactions (FABs and SOCIMIs), indirect taxation, and international tax planning. He also has substantial experience in the prevention and resolution of tax disputes and in representing companies and individuals before the Spanish Tax Authorities and the Spanish and European Community courts disputes.
Javier led the tax advice on the first SOCIMI being listed in the MAB, the first FAB (an instrument to acquire assets from SAREB) and he is seen as a leader on Socimis market.
The combination of his practical approach (together with his economic background helps to understand the financial and economic needs of the clients) with technical excellence have allowed the department to become the usual tax firm for the structuring work of several foreign investors.
Javier has a degree in Law from the Open University and a degree in Economics from the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid. He additionally has a certificate of expert in International Taxation from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid