The new firm Escalona & De Fuentes will be headed by José Antonio Escalona and Joaquín de Fuentes, while Siro Barro will be the partner head of the Tax department
Escalona & De Fuentes is the new name that the law firm Alemany, Escalona & De Fuentes will adopt as of 1 January 2022, when José Ignacio Alemany will cease to be a partner of the firm to dedicate to new projects.
“We would like to thank José Ignacio Alemany for the great work he has done for the firm since he founded it since he founded it in 1993 and we wish him every success in his new personal stage and in his new projects and activities he undertakes,” said José Antonio Escalona and Joaquín Antonio Escalona and Joaquín de Fuentes, the partners who will continue to lead the firm from next January.
Escalona & De Fuentes will continue to provide its services with the same quality, excellence and good work as it has done for almost three decades. With a multidisciplinary law firm approach that provides highly qualified advice in the areas of highly qualified in the areas of Corporate, Commercial, Public, Tax, Labour and Litigation Law, and offers its clients a comprehensive service to tackle complex projects that require a high level of Legal added value and service.
The Tax Law practice area will be headed by partner Siro Barro, who joined the firm in April 2012. Siro holds a degree in Law from the University of Oviedo and a Master’s degree in Taxation and Tax Advisory from the Centro de Estudios Financieros and has a professional experience of more than twenty years advising SMEs and large companies, as well as large wealthy clients. Prior to joining the firm, he worked in the Tax departments of Cuatrecasas and the Tax law departments of Cuatrecasas and Baker & McKenzie. He is currently a member of the teaching staff of the Master’s degree in Banking and Finance at Centro Estudio Garrigues and the International Master’s degree in Tax Consultancy at Instituto Superior de Derecho y Empresa, and is a regular contributor to press articles and specialised publications.