Patricia Garcia is a leading partner in the international private wealth practice. She provides advisory and compliance services to Spanish citizens investing or moving abroad, non-Spanish citizens investing or taking up residence in Spain, advice and probate services to cross-border estates, structuring advice and conveyance work on Spanish situs real estate, tax and legal advice on marriage, parental custody, succession planning, testamentary arrangements and other civil law matters, advice on Spanish implications of trusts and foundation arrangements, assistance on tax audits as well as civil and criminal tax cases before Spanish courts, voluntary disclosure procedures and private arbitration and dispute resolution both domestic and cross-border. Transactional advice on international M&A projects involving family-owned companies. Clients include individuals and families, executors, trustees, company directors, family offices, private banks and legal firms in need of Spanish tax and legal advice for international Private Wealth clients.
UK ATII (1992), Instituto de Empresa, International Tax Planning Association.
Qualified in 1990. UK tax practitioner at Price Waterhouse (PwC) London. International Spanish tax practitioner at PwC Madrid and Bilbao. Partner of the International Private Client Practice at Ernst & Young Abogados. Currently Leading Partner of the International Private Wealth practice, Avantia Asesoramiento Fiscal y Legal.
Contributor to specialist publications, including Private Client Business. Regular speaker at conferences on cross-border estate matters organised by STEP and ABA. Active participant at specialist forums and higher level. Member of the experts' panel to the EU Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) on cross-border succession matters.