Javier Lana is both managing partner and lawyer. He provides tax, legal and strategic advisory services to domestic and international private wealth clients. Work includes national and international tax advisory services to high net worth individuals, family groups, artists and sportspersons, family businesses, entrepreneurs and company directors. Tax and legal services provided include business and wealth restructuring processes, national and international succession planning, testamentary execution and dispute resolution, cross-border planning, family protocols, business ventures, acquisitions, disposals, IPOs, remuneration planning and assistance on Spanish tax audits and voluntary disclosure procedures, as well as tax cases before Spanish civil and criminal courts.
Spanish Law Society, Instituto de Empresa, IESE PDG (General Management Program) and Harvard Law School Leadership in Law Firms alumni.
Qualified in 1989. Initial member of the Private Client Team of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Partner in Charge of the High Net Worth Practice of Ernst & Young Abogados. Currently Managing Partner, Avantia Asesoramiento Fiscal y Legal.
Several articles in national newspapers on private wealth taxation matters. Co-author in specialist private wealth publications. Has been Professor of Instituto de Empresa (Madrid) and other institutions. Leading speaker on numerous conferences and seminars.