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New head of tax Allen & Overy in Spain

Allen & Overy has hired Adolfo Zunzunegui as a partner.

He will lead the firm’s Spanish tax law practice from the country’s capital, Madrid. 

Zunzunegui, who has almost 20 years of experience in tax, joins from EY, where he had been a partner. He has also previously worked for Garrigues and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

He is particularly experienced in the field of debt structuring, and is an expert on derivatives. He has advised some of Spain’s largest recent transactions, including Bankinter’s integration of Barclays’s Portuguese business, the refinancing of Pascual and the sale of a Spanish investor’s holding in the Sura Group.

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