Antonio Javier Ruiz López


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Antonio Javier Ruiz López



Antonio Ruiz is a partner in the Corporate Tax Law Department, where he has pursued his entire professional career.

Among other fields related to Taxation, Antonio is a specialist in international taxation and taxation of non-residents and has participated in restructuring international Groups.

Moreover, he is an expert in company reorganization procedures (mergers, acquisitions…) in the context of family companies, as well as having headed operations for acquisition and sale of medium-sized companies.

He has extensive experience in indirect taxation of real estate transactions having participated actively in real estate investment and disinvestment procedures for real estate and financial entities.

From the point of view of his training as an economist, he has undertaken valuations of companies, business and assets of medium-sized companies.

Lastly, as a partner he has extensive knowledge of the tax implications of Public Administrations with special emphasis on the Value-Added Tax, having a regular teacher at internal training courses organized by the Province of Alicante for the municipalities of the province related to Public Sector entities’ taxation matters.

This Garrigues' partner has been an associate professor at the University of Alicante in the Financial and Tax Law Department, and has taught University Master programs both within the University of Alicante and the CEU University Cardenal Herrera for Taxation in Financial Assessment and management of capital resources. Additionally he is a regular speaker at various seminars and conferences organized by Garrigues or by various specialist centers such as COEPA, Valencian Community Textile Employers Association, the Industrial Business Association of Sax, University of Valencia, La Caixa,…

He is a member of the Association of Economists of Alicante.

Academic background:

Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Alicante, having studied at the center attached to the University CEU San Pablo, He studied part of the degree course at Sheffield Hallam University (Sheffield, United Kingdom).

Advanced Studies Diploma for having excelled during the period of teaching and research in the Financial and Tax Law Doctorate program of the Economic and Financial Discipline Department at the University of Alicante.


  • Co-author, "Tax Incentives for Research, Development and Technological Innovation in the Corporate Income Tax", AT News Number April 12, 2012, Textile Employers Association of Valencia (ATEVAL), Valencia, Page 30.
  • Co-author, "New Personal Income Tax Act 2003", January 2003. Recoletos Grupo de Comunicación SA, Madrid. 499 Pages.