Leonardo Cardenas Armesto joined the company in 1985. He is founding partner creator and director of the Tax Law department since 1989.
His carreer has been focused on Tax Law. He represented and defended a lot of clients in multiple Legal procedures with litigations towards Tax administration. He also collaborates with company (residents or not), in the tax advising and strategic fiscal design protected by the valid regulations.
He offers regular advices in company restructuration processes, buying/selling companies operations, real-estate taxes, institutions and public entities, also non profitable entities.
He also recommends on issues related to tax planning of heritage and the succession of family business.
He helded senior positions in The Spanish Tax Consultants Associations (AEDAF), delegated in Catalonia from 2007 to 2011. He is currently a member of the Family business Section in AEDAF in Madrid and Colleges and Professionals associations in Tax Law in Catalonia Platform secretary.
He regularly participates in seminars and educational courses and took actions in several events and professionals conferences, publishing frequently articles and actively participating in social networks.
In 2016 he collaborated as an author in the civil and financial guide “Testamento del empresario”.
Degree in law at the Universitat de Barcelona, June 1984
Master in International Tax Law at the Instituto de Economía Pública y Derecho Financiero at the Universidad Central de Barcelona in 1998
Masters in Tax Law at EADA, in 1986
Professional associations’ membership
Il·lustre Col·legi d’Advocats de Barcelona (1996)
Member of the Editorial Board of the Grupo Editorial Difusión Jurídica
Member of the Asociación de Asesores Fiscales since 2008
Catalan Delegate of the Asociación Española de Asesores Fiscales (AEDAF) (Spanish Association of Tax Consultants, in English) (2008-2011)
Spanish, Catalan, English