Baker McKenzie appoints new co-managing partner

Bruno Dominguez – partner and head of the Tax practice in Barcelona and Chair of our Wealth Management Practice in EMEA region – will be the new co-managing partner of Baker McKenzie in Spain, effective 1 July 2022. He will share the leadership and management of the firm with Rodrigo Ogea, with the aim of continuing the firm’s growth.

He has extensive experience in tax planning and consultancy. He represents clients faced with tax inspections and court procedures in Spain and advises family-owned businesses and multinationals with regard to business restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, transfer pricing, and cross-border transactions. He has extensive experience in tax planning for high net worth individuals and families, including the structure and ownership of assets, wealth transfer, succession and gift planning, expatriation issues, voluntary disclosure procedures and general estate planning matters, as well as restructuring companies with family capital.

In addition to this appointment, Baker McKenzie has promoted two new partners to the Barcelona office: Javier Blázquez and Rubén Lago, both integrated in the tax departmen, whose promotions will take effect on 1 July, consolidating the strong growth of the firm’s tax practice.

Javier Blázquez specialises in international tax advice and representation before the tax authorities in Spain for technology, software and e-commerce companies, as well as in the pharmaceutical and retail industries. Rubén Lago specialises in tax planning for corporate transactions, M&A, corporate restructuring and private equity.