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9 enero, 2013

Stella Raventos-Calvo joins ECIJA as Tax Partner

With more than 25 years in advising in tax matters to multi-nationals established in Spain and Spanish companies with interests abroad and investment funds, Stella Raventos-Calvo is one of the top specialists in Spain in International Tax law.

In ECIJA she will work together with Mariano Gomariz, Trinidad Bravo and Jozef Jansen in Barcelona, and Gorka Vellé in Madrid, in matters related to taxation of companies and institutional and private investors.. With her joining, ECIJA continues reinforcing the common services between Madrid and Barcelona fostered by the increasing demand of international work that is generating the exit to its clients to international markets.

‘Joining ECIJA is an important milestone in my working career that I approach with great enthusiasm. I am convinced the potential that offers the firm, with an unquestionable international presence, and its structure of full-service advice to international clients, makes the project in which I embark to an exciting challenge with great development potential’, explains Stella Raventos. ‘Furthermore, the ECIJA team allows me to offer to my international clients advice on all areas of law in several foreign languages, which facilitates business relations enormously’, she adds.

Gabriel Nadal, Managing Partner of ECIJA in Barcelona, declares that: ‘the recognition of Stella Raventos-Calvo and her wide experience in tax advice to companies, especially on international tax matters, will provide a great impulse to this practice and allow us to continue growing in an area more and more demanded by our clients’.

Career path

Stella Raventos-Calvo has been first Vice-president of the Spanish Association of Tax Advisers, whose International Committee she coordinates currently. She chairs, in addition, within the Confédération Fiscale Europeénne (CFE), a working group, comprised of some of the most renowned specialists from each country, dedicated to the study of the case-law in the direct tax field of the EU Court of Justice. Prior to joining ECIJA she was partner of tax law at Vila Abelló Raventós & Asociados, and more recently at Balaguer, Morera & Asociados. She is a lawyer (she read Law at Universidad de Barcelona) and BA in Modern History by the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. Throughout her career, Stella Raventos-Calvo has combined her professional activity with lecturing in numerous Spanish and European institutions renowned internationally. Author of specialized articles in magazines in tax matters, she is a regular speaker in conferences in Spain and abroad.

About ECIJA

ECIJA is a full-service Firm that advises in all areas of business law. Currently, ECIJA is a Top 5 independent Law Firm in the Spanish market, as ranked by Best Law Firms in Spain in the market reference periodical Expansión (Spain Financial Times Partner).

ECIJA is the Spanish firm of reference in the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) sectors. The most prestigious international rankings Chambers and Legal 500 confirm ECIJA’s position as leader in the areas of TMT, Corporate, M&A, Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property.

ECIJA is a firm that advises to more than half of the IBEX 35 companies in Spain, as well as to their foreign subsidiaries. ECIJA advises all the Spanish market from their emblematic offices of Madrid and Barcelona, and collaborates in all EU jurisdictions.

Link to Expansion publication: ‘Stella Raventos-Calvo joins ECIJA as Tax Partner’