Pilar Vacas & Esther Boix

RocaJunyent appoints Pilar Vacas and Esther Boix as new partners

RocaJunyent has appointed Pilar Vacas (pictured left) and Esther Boix (pictured right) as new partners in the tax and real estate departments, respectively. With these appointments, the firm now has 40 partners, 10 of whom are women.

Vacas holds a law degree from Universidad Pontificia Comillas Icade and joined RocaJuyent in 2018 from Baker McKenzie, where she had previously developed her professional career. The new tax partner has extensive experience in general tax planning and is an expert in transfer pricing. In addition, she has extensive knowledge in providing tax advice to companies in the field of direct, indirect and local taxation, and in relation to tax administration and tax inspections.

Boix holds a law degree from the University of Barcelona, a postgraduate degree in intellectual property and a master’s degree in real estate, urban planning and construction law, both from the Pompeu Fabra University. She started working at RocaJunyent in 2007, which means that he has been with the firm for 16 years, although he previously worked in the public sector.

She has also advised on the implementation of large restaurant and hotel chains, commercial establishments, and also in the logistics-industrial and cultural facilities sectors. In addition, he has experience with companies and individuals in the development and execution of real estate projects, in the analysis of the urban planning situation of real estate projects, as well as in advising on the acquisition and transfer of real estate asset portfolios by subsidiaries of credit institutions, family offices or other operators.

Irina Wakstein