Pere M. Pons

Lawyer of the Tax Practice Area
Pere M. Pons
Pere M. Pons is a lawyer of the Tax Practice Area of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 2006, after working in another prestigious firm based in Barcelona for five years. Since 2010, he heads the Tax Practice of the New York office.

Pere specializes in international taxation, regularly advising on the tax planning of international investment structures in Spain and Latin America, as well as operations of hedge funds and private equity entities in Spain and abroad. He also advises on the tax implications in Spain of financing structures, of swaps and financial products, and on Spanish investments abroad.

Pere has extensive experience in real estate and distressed debt investments, as well as tax planning for tax consolidated groups and subsidiaries of multinational companies. He also regularly assists high net worth individuals and family offices, and has advised on the regularization of off-shore investments and excessive debt push down structures (including legal defence in tax audits and courts of justice). Finally, he has also advised government agencies and individuals on prevention of money laundering and foreign investment regulations. Pere is also a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the Barcelona Bar Association.

Education:
J.D., Pompeu Fabra University
M.S.A.T., Centro de Estudios Financieros (CEF)
Postgraduate course on Mergers and Acquisitions, ESADE
Executive Programme on US Corporate and International Taxation, New York University