Sonia Velasco, among the Five Best Tax Lawyers In The World

October 19, 2015

Tax partner Sonia Velasco
Tax partner Sonia Velasco

Sonia represents the only Iberian firm recognized in Who’s Who Legal guide in the Corporate Tax category

The Who’s Who Legal guide has published the lists ranking the leading law firms in the world by legal practice and the most outstanding lawyers by practice area. Sonia Velasco, a Finance and Tax partner at Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira, has been included once again among the five best lawyers in the world in the Corporate Tax category. This is a unique recognition, not only as it is an international mention, but also because it is for the only female lawyer out of the world’s ten most renowned tax experts.

The guide recommends the lawyer and emphasizes her “mental agility” when advising on taxation in the tourism and TMT sectors, where she is acknowledged as “leader.” Velasco states “it is an honor to continue to represent Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira in this type of guide that receives thousands of candidacies from around the world. It reflects how tax continues to be one of the pillars of the firm, and we strive for it to be a leading, well-known practice.”

Who’s Who Legal 100 guide also recognizes in the Corporate Tax category partners Pedro AmatCarmen de PascualAlejandro EscodaAndrés Sánchez and Andreas Trost in Spain, and Diogo Ortigão Ramos in Portugal.

Who’s Who Legal guide is the legal directory for business law. Its rankings classify the top lawyers and firms in 100 national jurisdictions after evaluating 17,000 candidacies. The selection process combines a strict evaluation of merits corroborated by feedback from the companies receiving the services and the evaluation of a pre-selected network of peers in each practice area and jurisdiction.

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