Jesus Estévez new partner responsible for banking and financial law

Mazars Tax & Legal, el despacho de abogados y asesores fiscales de Mazars, ha incorporado a Jesús Estévez como nuevo socio responsable de Derecho Financiero del despacho. Estévez acumula una dilatada experiencia en el asesoramiento legal en el ámbito de las operaciones y transacciones financieras, así como reestructuraciones. Antes de su incorporación a Mazars Tax & Legal, ha sido socio de EY Abogados y Baker&Mckenzie, entre otros despachos.

He is B.A. in Law by Universidad de Vigo and master in International Banking and Financial Law by London School of Economics (LSE).

Jesús accumulates a wide experience in providing legal advice in financial operations and transactions, as well as in restructuring and refinancing operations. Moreover, Jesús is one of the leading lawyers in the Spanish market in assets’ structured financing operations, counting with extensive experience in financing vessels, aircrafts, energy projects, R&D and media sector.

Before joining Mazars, he was partner of Fieldfisher, after working with EY Abogados and Baker McKenzie. Previously, he was senior associate of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

For Antoni Bover, president of Mazars in Spain and a member of the Global Executive Group Board, “I am sure that the incorporation of Jesus into our firm will contribute to achieving the ambitious goals we have set for the coming years. In addition, our competitive advantages (an integrated model that allows us to have an international network that covers all regions of the world and our multidisciplinary nature thanks to the different business areas of Mazars) can help Jesus generate new opportunities for dispatch in an increasingly complex and global market ”.

The incorporation of Estévez is part of Mazars' commitment to strengthen its transaction services, in which the firm has obtained very significant growth in recent years and continues to concentrate important business opportunities today. In this context, the incorporation a few months ago of Agustín Fernández-Miret, together with his team, as a partner of the corporate finance division. Agustin came from Global Corporate Finance, a boutique specialized in these services.

In addition to strengthening services in transactions, the signing of the new partner of Mazars Tax & Legal will boost Law's business of the firm, which, in the last fiscal year closed last August, grew by 20% and has achieved an excellent positioning in the banking sector, where it has become one of the reference offices in different areas such as procedural, as well as industry and services.

For Jesús Estévez, "joining Mazars Tax & Legal is an opportunity to contribute to the growth and positioning of the firm in the financial sector and in the Spanish market in general."

Mazars Tax & Legal has a team of lawyers and tax advisors in Spain that provide services to clients of all types - from multinational and large-listed groups to important national companies - in Commercial Law, Financial Law, Economic Criminal Law, Legal advice in international transactions , Labor Law, Public, Administrative and Regulatory Law, Procedural Law, Transfer Prices, Indirect Taxation, Corporation Tax or International Taxation, among others.