EY Abogados has hired Ana Royuela as a partner in the international tax and tax litigation practice in its Barcelona office. With a distinguished career spanning more than two decades in Baker McKenzie’s tax practice, where she led the global VAT practice for EMEA, Royuela is an expert in cross-border tax matters and advises leading technology, e-commerce and retail companies. She also has experience in tax litigation and customs law.
Ana Royuela holds a law degree from the University of Barcelona and a Master in Tax Law (LLM Taxation) from ESADE. In addition to her professional career, Royuela is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars both nationally and internationally, where she has shared her knowledge and perspectives on tax issues.
Her contribution to the legal and tax world is also reflected in her work as an author of opinion articles and in her recognition in prestigious rankings.
In the words of Ramón Palacín, Managing Partner of EY Abogados: “It is a privilege to welcome Ana Royuela as a partner to EY Abogados. Her in-depth knowledge and experience further strengthen the capabilities of our team in Barcelona. Ana is an exceptional addition and we are confident that she will be a valuable asset to EY for and our clients.”
For her part, Ana Royuela, partner at EY Abogados, acknowledges that she is “excited to take on this new challenge, especially at a time when international taxation represents a real challenge for multinationals. Many organizations are facing the challenge of adjusting their tax affairs to the new rules and it is time to be close to our clients and offer them the solutions that best suit their needs”.
EY Abogados had a turnover in Spain of 171.5 million euros last year, an increase of 13.43% over the previous year. The firm, the fifth with the highest turnover in Spain, has a staff of more than 900 lawyers.