Isabel de Otaola

Isabel de Otaola

Isabel de Otaola has been a partner at Baker & McKenzie’s Madrid office since 1999. She is a member of the Firm’s European Tax Practice Group. She is also active in the Tax Planning and Employee Benefits subgroups, as well as in the Global Reorganizations Practice Group. She regularly lectures in various conferences and seminars, and has authored several publications and articles, particularly for Bloomberg BNA’s Tax Management International Forum. Ms. de Otaola is also a certified public accountant from the Instituto Censores Jurados de Cuentas, and is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.

Ms. de Otaola is highly proficient in general and transactional tax planning, mergers, and acquisitions. She pays particular attention to the tax planning of cross-border investments, corporate restructuring processes, as well as the design of supply chain multinational structures. In particular, she has handled the structuring — in both the pre- and post-acquisition phase — of hotels and resorts, pharmaceutical, distribution, software and IT companies. Ms. de Otaola is experienced in preparing equity incentives arrangements for top executives and expatriates.

Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE), Madrid (1981)