J.Y. Hernández-Canut Bufete de Abogados

members of the firm

Bufete J.Y.Hernández-Canut is a Law Firm which currently is a Professional Corporation (J.Y. Hernandez-Canut Bufete de Abogados S.L.P.) formed by multiple Lawyers, plus Secretaries and Auxiliary personnel.

The members of the Firm are able to work with full proficiency in Spanish and English, being also fluent in French.

The present members of the Firm combine experience and youth together with other university degrees as many of the members posses both Law and Business Administration Degrees.

Today, the members of the Firm are the following:

  • abogados-juan-yago-hernandez-canut
  • juan yago hernandez-canut
  • LAWYER – MANAGING PARTNER
  • Born in 1954.in Madrid (Spain)
  • Academic Background: 1976 - ICADE/Deusto University, BA in Law 1977 – ICADE E3, BA in Business Administration.
  • Special courses in tax law, company legal advisory and arbitration procedures
  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association “Colegio de Abogados de Madrid”
  • Practicing Law uninterruptedly since 1977.
  • He joined the Firm in 1980.
  • Member of the Court of Arbitration of Madrid of the Madrid Chamber of Commerce, of the Court of Arbitration of the Madrid Bar Association and of the Spanish Court of Arbitration of the Supreme Council of Spanish Chambers of Commerce.
  • Member of the Management Committee of the Spanish Club of Arbitration (Club Español del Arbitraje – CEA).
  • Member of the Board of Directors and/or Secretary of the Board of Directors of a large number of companies.
  • Member of several professional clubs and associations.
  • Working Languages: Spanish, English and French.
  • Professional specialization: Corporate Consultancy, Civil, Commercial and Corporate Law, International transactions, investment companies, litigation and international and domestic arbitration proceedings – either as lawyer or as arbitrator.

  • abogados - jose ignacio f
  • josÉ ignacio fernández-españa
  • LAWYER – PARTNER
  • Born in 1943 in La Coruña, Spain.
  • Academic Background: -1965 College of Law Santiago de Compostela University, BA in Law.
  • Member of State Attorneys Corps (1969) having worked as State Attorney at the General Directorate of Contentious Matters, the National Audience and the High Court of Justice of Madrid.
  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association “Colegio de Abogados de Madrid” since 1973.
  • He joined the firm in 2003.
  • In his professional activity as a lawyer, he has been Secretary General and Secretary of the Board of Uralita Group (1977-2003) and many other companies.
  • Member of the Civil and Commercial Court of Arbitration “Corte Civil y Mercantil de Arbitraje” (CIMA) in Madrid and of the Spanish Arbitration Club (Club Español del Arbitraje – CEA).
  • Working languages: Spanish, English and French.
  • Professional specialization: Civil and Commercial Law (corporations, hiring, restructuring, sale agreements…) Arbitrations and Administrative law.

  • abogados - luis felipe utrera-molina gomez
  • luis felipe utrera-molina gómez
  • LAWYER - PARTNER
  • Born in 1968 in Seville, Spain.
  • Academic Background: 1991 – ICADE E1, BA in Law and Diploma in Business Administration.
  • Special Law Courses in: Corporate consultancy, litigation law and stock market law.
  • Member of Madrid’s Bar Association “Colegio de Abogados de Madrid” since 1992.
  • He joined the Firm in 1992.
  • Member of Court of Arbitration of Madrid of the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and of the Spanish Arbitration Club (Club Español del Arbitraje – CEA).
  • Secretary of the Board for several commercial companies.
  • Member of distinct professional clubs and associations.
  • Working languages: Spanish and English.
  • Professional specialization: Corporate Consultancy, Civil, Commercial and Corporate law as well as Stock Market law, international and domestic arbitration proceedings – either as lawyer or as arbitrator.

  • abogados - anita
  • anita khisha
  • LAWYER - PARTNER
  • Born in 1971 in Madrid, Spain.
  • Academic Background: CEU San Pablo University, attached to the Complutense University of Madrid, BA in Law (1993).
  • Special Law Courses: Instituto Ortega Y Gasset – MA in International Relations – Specialized in European studies.
  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association “Colegio de Abogados de Madrid” since 1995.
  • She joined the Firm in 1995.
  • Working Languages: Spanish and English.
  • Professional specialization: Administrative law – legal represnetation in all kinds of procedures both in an administrative and contentious-administrative proceedings – Commercial law and Intellectual and Industrial property.

  • abogados - antonio
  • antonio gil evangelista
  • LAWYER - PARTNER
  • Born in 1974 in Madrid, Spain.
  • Academic Background: CEU San Pablo University, attached to the Complutense University of Madrid, BA in Law (1997).
  • Special Law courses in Litigation and Bankruptcy law.
  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association “Colegio de Abogados de Madrid” since 2000.
  • He joined the Firm in 2000.
  • Working Languages: Spanish, English and French.
  • Professional specialization: Civil, Commercial, Bankruptcy and Litigation law – Arbitration proceedings both international and domestic.

  • abogado - manuel gómez de la bárcena
  • manuel gómez de la bárcena
  • LAWYER
  • Born in 1982 in Madrid, Spain.
  • Academic Background: 2007 – ICADE E1 – BA in Law and Diploma in Business Administration–
  • Special Law Course in Bankruptcy Law.
  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association “Colegio de Abogados de Madrid” since 2008.
  • He joined the Firm in 2008.
  • Working languages: Spanish, English and French.
  • Professional Specialization: Civil, Commercial, Litigation and Bankruptcy law.

  • ANTONIO GONZÁLEZ-ROSELL
  • ANTONIO GONZáLEZ-ROSELL
  • Lawyer - Partner (Tax Department)
  • Born in 1954 in Madrid (Spain).
  • Academic background: ICADE/ Universidad de Deusto (1976) BA in Law and ICADE E3 (1977) BA in Business Administration.
  • State Tax Inspector, in absence leave, having hold, among other, the following offices ant the Spanish Ministry of Finance:
    • - Head of Companies and Temporary Associations of Companies at the Sub-Directorship of Special Tax Regimes.
    • - Technical Counsel for Concentration and Consolidation Processes.
    • - Coordinator for the Tax Area at the Sub-Directorship of Financial Operations Taxation.
    • - Head of tax advisorship for direct taxes (Personal Income Tax and Corporation Tax) at the Generalk Directorship of Taxes.
    • -Sub-General Director for Asset Transfers, Legal Documented Acts, Inheritance and Donation Taxes.
  • Colegiado en el Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid desde 1997.
  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association (Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid) since 1997
  • Incorporated as partner of Estudio Jurídico Fiscal in 1997 and member of JY Hernandez-Canut Abogados in 2013.
  • Professional specialization: family companies and offices, Asset tax, Inheritance and Donation Tax and Personal and Corporation Tax. Company restructuring (mergers, divisions, exchange of assets, etc).

  • JOSÉ LUIS DE JUAN PEÑALOSA
  • José Luis de Juan Peñalosa
  • Lawyer - Partner (Tax Department)
  • Born in 1932 in Toledo (Spain)
  • Academic background: Universities of Deusto (Bilbao) and Valladolid (1954) BA in Law
  • State Tax Inspector, in absence leave, having hold, among other, the following offices ant the Spanish Ministry of Finance:
    • - Head of International Tax Relationship Service (having participated in all Double Taxtion Treaties)
    • - Sub_General Director of Finacial Stufies at the Technical General Secretary.
  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association (Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid)
  • Founder of Estudio Jurídico Fiscal in 1975 and incorporated to JY Hernandez-Canut Abogados in 2013
  • Was Vice_Chairman of the Tax Committee at the OEDC (Paris) and "Fellow" of World Bank (B.I.D. - Washington)
  • Member of the Spanish Association of Tax Advisors (AEDAF) Madrid.
  • Member of of the Advisory Board of the of the Spanish Association of Foundations.
  • Several articles and papers about International Taxtion published in professional magazines and books.
  • Working languages: Spanish, English and French.
  • Professional specialization: International Taxation.

  • MARÍA EUGENIA MORENO DEL CUVILLO
  • María Eugenia Moreno del Cuvillo
  • Economist - Partner (Tax Department)
  • Born 1971 in Cadiz (Spain)
  • Academic background: University of Cadiz (1994) BA in Economy and Business Administration, specialized in Financial and Tax and International Commerce.
  • Master in Tax legal Counsel to Companies by Instituto de Empresa - Madrid (1995).
  • Acting as tax advisor uninterruptedly since 1995.
  • Partner of Estudio Jurídico Fiscal, S.C. since 2006 and incorporated to JY Hernandez-Canut Abogados in 2013
  • Tax System profesor at Escuela de Organización Industrial (EOI), Madrid, at Centro de Estudios Económicos y Comerciales (CECO).
  • Master of the end of studies practicum University Carlos III Madrid.
  • Member of the Spanish Association of Tax Advisors (AEDAF) Madrid.
  • Working languages: Spanish and English.
  • Professional specialization: tax inspection proceedings, tax collection proceedings, and economic-afdministrative proceedings and appeals.

  • JOSÉ LUIS ARNAU GARCÍA
  • JOSÉ LUIS ARNAU GARCÍA
  • Lawyer - Partner (Tax Department)
  • Born in 1.957 in Alicante (Spain).
  • Academic background: Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1.980) BA in Law.
  • Specialization courses in International Law (University of Navarra), Political Law (Universidad de Roma) and Tax Law (CEU Madrid).
  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association (Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid)
  • Practicing law uninterruptedly since 1982.
  • Member of Central Tax Counsel of Banco de Bilbao and, thereafter, of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya- BBV (1.983-1.989).
  • Haed of Tax Counsel of Banco Zaragozano and its Consolidated Group (1.989-2.003).
  • Deputy Manager of the Finance-Tax Department at Barclays Bank España (2.003-2.004).
  • Founding partner of Gabinete Jurídico XXI in 1.998 and incorporated to a JY Hernandez-Canut Abogados in 2013.
  • Secretary and/ or member of the Board of Directors of several companies (SGIIC, SIMCAV, Factoring, etc).
  • Working languages: Spanish and English
  • Professional specialization: tax law, groups of companies, consolidation, Company restructuring, mergers and division of companies, international holding structures and restructuring of personal and family estates.

  • SONIA MANSO
  • SONIA MANSO
  • Lawyer (Tax Department)
  • Born in 1976 in Madrid (Spain).
  • Academic background: Universidad Complutense de Madrid - BA in Law (2001)
  • Máster in Tax Advisory to Professionala - Instituto de Empresa Business School (Madrid)
  • Master in Environmental Law
  • Courses of applied tax law at Centro de Estudios Financieros (Madrid)
  • Professor of Income Tax Law and Asset Tax in the Master in Business Management and Human Resources at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
  • Professor in the MBA and Master in Tourist Business courses at the Escuela de Organización Industrial _EOI (Madrid).
  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association (Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid) since 2001
  • Incorporated to JY Hernandez-Canut Abogados in 2013.
  • Working languages: Spanish, English and Italian.
  • Professional specialization: tax proceedings, economic-administrative and Administrative Courts proceedings; local taxes either at local entities level as appeals to the TEAR, Courts or TSJ; tax filings, specially for Personal Income Tax, VAT and Non-Resident Income Tax.

  • SILVIA MANRIQUE
  • SILVIA MANRIQUE
  • Economist (Tax Department)
  • Born in en 1973 in Llodio (Álava - Spain).
  • Academic background: Universidad Complutense de Madrid - BA in Business Management - specialized in Audit (1999)
  • Many specialization courses in accounting, analysis of Balance Sheet, advisory to companies, applied tax law and stock analysis.
  • Uninterrupted professional activity as tax and book-keeping advisor since 1999.
  • Incorporated to JY Hernandez-canut Abogados in 2013.
  • Professional specialization: tax and accounting advice to companies; analysis of Balance Sheets and accounting control in respect to tax law, book-keeping and tax and formal obligations of non-profit entities (Foundations, Associations).

  • MERCEDES DE LA FUENTE GARCIA
  • MERCEDES DE LA FUENTE GARCIA
  • Economist (Tax Department)
  • Born in 1983 in Palencia (Spain).
  • Academic background:: University of Valladolide (Spain) BA in Business Management (2007) and Escuela de Administración de Empresas (EAE - Deusto) Master in Financial Management and Control (2013)
  • Specialization courses in taxation, book-keeping and taxation of financial operations.
  • Member of "Programa Juzz jóvenes emprendedores" at Fundacion Banesto.
  • Uninterrupted professional activity as economist 2007.
  • Incorporated to JY Hernandez-Canut Abogados in 2013.
  • Working languages: Spanish and English.
  • Professional specialization Company advice; tax and book-keeping procedures; assets and financial analysis; controller, costs and deviation analysis; proceedings in front of tax authorities.

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