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Javier Hernández Galante


Javier Hernández Galante


Professor IE Law School


Global Public Law and Governance

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Javier Hernández is a partner in the tax department of the Madrid office of the law firm Ashurst LLP.  During the last 20 years, he has worked intensively advising national and international clients in the tax implications of M&A transactions, real estate and finance deals and complex structuring for cross-border investments.  He also has experience dealing with the tax authorities on pre-litigation or tax litigation processes with both a Spanish or international scope.



  • Degree in Law (1993-1998), UNED
  • Degree in Economics (1992-96), UC3M
  • Expert in International Taxation (1998), Universidad Complutense, Madrid



  • Tax department partner, Ashurst LLP (4 years)
  • Tax department associate, Ashurst LLP (7 years)
  • Tax department associate, Uría & Menéndez (7 years)
  • Sales department in Hewlett-Packard, (2 years)