Elizabeth Malagelada


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Specialist in tax matters, she advises national and international financial institutions, insurance companies and asset management companies on their daily activities, as well as on M&A and financing transactions, and corporate restructurings.

She also advises on the implications of holding shares and derivative instruments, subscribing derivatives and implementing financing transactions involving securities. She has participated in some of the most relevant asset financing transactions in Spain (some involving ocean-going vessels), R&D projects and cinematographic works.

She has advised banks and insurance institutions on restructuring in relation to the Brexit plans. As a result of Brexit, she has also worked closely with asset management companies to reorganize their funds domiciled in the UK.

Before joining Cuatrecasas, she worked for other leading law firms and, at one of them, led the international tax practice for the financial sector.

She is a member of the Barcelona Bar Association.


  • Bachelor of Laws
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, 2003

    Bachelor of Economics
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, 2001

    Specialization Module in Tax Procedures
    ESADE Business & Law School, Barcelona, 2011

    Specialization Module in Tax Consolidation
    ESADE Business & Law School, Barcelona, 2007

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40 under 40 Award for the best tax lawyer, Iberian Lawyer Review, 2019, Best Lawyers and International Tax Review in Tax and Financial Institutions.