THE FIRM This international giant advises some of the most renowned family offices, high net worth individuals and financial institutions in the country. With a team of 26 practitioners dedicated to wealth management, the firm has the resources and depth of expertise to handle the most complex matters. These include expatriation, reorganisation, acquisition, divestment, inheritance tax planning and family governance issues.
Sources say: "These lawyers never fail to impress: their advice is accurate, well researched and swift, and it's easy to develop a relationship of trust with them. You spend very little time explaining things – even when you speak with partners in different offices, communication across the firm is excellent."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Practice head Luis Briones Fernández is one of the most respected tax specialists in the market. Clients describe him as "brilliant, imaginative, and an amazing intellect: he solves the problems that nobody else can solve."
New to the rankings, Esteban Raventós has a wealth of experience in international tax planning, and is praised for his technical ability and service-oriented approach.
Young associate Jaime Martínez is "fast, meticulous and rigorous," say clients.
Antonio Zurera is new to the rankings, having earned admiration for his know-how and commitment: "He has deep expertise in tax and a great capacity for work. He's completely involved, and will call you at midnight if you need him," remark interviewees.