Eduardo Martínez-Matosas Ruiz de Alda


Tel.: (+34) 93 415 74 00 
Fax: (+34) 93 415 84 00 

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Partner. Joined Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in 2009.



  • Law Degree from ESADE.
  • Master of Business Law (Tax Specialization) from ESADE.



Advises multinationals, venture capital and private equity entities groups on their acquisitions, investments divestitures or restructurings in Spain and abroad. Wide experience in LBO and MBO transactions, optimization of multinational’s global tax burden, transfer pricing policies, private client/wealth management, sports law and tax controversy/litigation.



  • Lecturer of International Taxation at ESADE and University of Barcelona (UB-OBS).
  • Frequent speaker in international forums and conferences. Active member of the International Bar Association (IBA): frequent speaker at the IBA American Bar Association (ABA) and International Fiscal Association (IFA): Madrid 2009, Vancouver 2010, Dubai 2011, Sao Paulo 2011, Miami 2012/2013, Boston 2013.



  • Lecturer of International Taxation at the Superior Institute of Law and Economy (ISDE).
  • Regular publication of articles in various specialized journals (Tax Notes International) and in major Spanish newspapers. Current Spanish National Reporter to the The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc (Bloomberg BNA).
  • Recommended Tax Lawyer by several International Law Directories. Considered to be one of the key tax lawyers in Spain by "Who’s Who Legal" and Best Lawyers.


Membership of Professional Bodies and Associations:

  • Barcelona Bar Association.
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)


Spanish, English, French and Catalan.


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Best Lawyers 2017 (since 2014). Tax


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International Who´s Who of Business Lawyers 2015 (since 2015). Private Client

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"Really affable" and "experienced at resolving complex issues in international tax"

The Chambers Europe 2017. Tax (Barcelona)


 Chambers Europe

Peers describe Eduardo Martínez Matosas as "an outstanding international tax lawyer."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Wealth Management


 Chambers Europe

"He is a great lawyer, hard-working and very responsive."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Wealth Management


 Chambers Europe

Peers highlight Eduardo Martínez Matosas' expertise in international taxation matters.

The Chambers Europe 2015. Tax


Chambers Europe

"He is clear, direct and concise. He helps you make a decision rather than explaining the pros and cons of all alternatives".

The Chambers Europe 2014. Private Equity


 Chambers Europe

Clients note that "he takes a 360-degree perspective of the problem and is creative and commercial. He doesn't just give you black-and-white solutions."

The Chambers Europe 2014. Tax

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