Rafael Calvo Salinero

Rafael is a partner at Taxand Spain. He joined the firm in 1998 and is currently a member of the international tax group and Head of EU Taxation. He specialises in advising multinational, Spanish and foreign groups on investments, financing and restructuring from an international perspective. He has also advised and represented multinational companies in inspection proceedings before Spanish and foreign tax authorities, as well as in judicial review proceedings conducted before the Spanish courts.

Rafael has a law degree from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, a master’s degree in legal practice from Centro de Estudios Superiores San Pablo-CEU and a postgraduate qualification in tax law (D.E.A.) from Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (France). Since 1997, Rafael has been an associate lecturer in Finance and Tax Law at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid and as well as lecturing regularly at other establishments.

Rafael is the Spanish correspondent of European Taxation and regularly contributes to various Spanish and international publications on international and EU taxation (European Taxation, International Tax Review, Director of Finance, Quincena Fiscal Aranzadi, Estrategia Financiera, Moneda Única, Cinco Días, etc.)

Rafael is a member of the Madrid Bar Association and represents Garrigues on the EU Committee of the Spanish Employers’ Confederation.