Andrés Sánchez López Esq.

Partner, Tax

Mr. Sánchez began his career in the tax practice of Arthur Andersen Asesores Legales y Tributarios before joining Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira in 1998.

Throughout his career, Andrés Sánchez has specialized in advising on tax issues relating to crossborder transactions in the following four areas: foreign investment in Spain, Spanish investment abroad, the restructuring of multinational groups, and projects and infrastructure.

Regarding foreign investment in Spain, Mr. Sánchez has experience in private and public M&A, and in advising foreign groups on setting up in Spain. He has also advised Spanish groups on both carrying out M&A transactions and setting up abroad. Mr. Sánchez has advised on restructuring Argentinean, Brazilian, Colombian and Mexican groups into Spanish holding companies, as well as advising European, US and Asian groups on investing in Latin America.
He has extensive experience in projects, having advised on the high-speed train connection between Spain and France, and led the team advising on tax issues in relation to building the gas pipeline between Spain and Algeria (Medgaz Project).

Mr. Sánchez also has in-depth knowledge of transfer pricing (e.g., reorganizing the value chain, handling litigation issues, and preparing documents) and ample experience in advising the holders of large estates on tax issues, having handled high-profile cases over tax residence before the Spanish courts. Recommended by several directories, including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Expert Guides, Who´s Who Legal, Best Lawyers and Latin Lawyer in Tax.

Bachelor of Business Studies, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE), 1991
Bachelor of Laws, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE), 1990

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
984 T.M., Business Operations in Spain (co-author)