KPMG Abogados incorporates new tax of counsel

KPMG Abogados has incorporated Ignacio Ucelay as new tax of counsel. He has been for the last 13 years of counsel in the tax department of Baker McKenzie where he has developed his career in the private sector.

Prior to joining Baker he held various positions of responsibility in the tax Administration where he joined after passing the competitive examinations as State Tax Inspector. It is worth mentioning that Ignacio, among others, has been Deputy Chief Inspector of the National Inspection Office as well as Head of the Tax and Customs Control Unit in the Central Delegation of Large Taxpayers. He has also worked in the General Directorate of Taxes.

Ucelay is a renowned specialist and enjoys a great recognition in the market in mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and in general in corporate taxation and family business.

In this new stage of his professional career, he will join the Madrid office of KPMG Abogados, from where he will contribute his knowledge and extensive experience acquired over more than 30 years, transversally to the different areas of specialization of the tax department.

Ignacio holds a degree in Law from the University of Zaragoza, and is a tax inspector on leave of absence.
He is a speaker at numerous seminars and conferences, as well as a regular contributor to various publications on all kinds of matters related to his area of expertise, mainly on issues arising from mergers and acquisitions, asset structures and corporate tax matters.

“With the incorporation of Ignacio we strengthen the tax area of KPMG Abogados, betting on the best professionals in our sector with the ability to provide a rigorous and excellent service in highly complex matters,” says Alberto Estrelles, managing partner of KPMG Abogados.

Ignacio Ucelay will be part of a team of 54 partners and more than 800 professionals spread across the Firm’s 13 offices in the main Spanish cities.

Julia Gil