Iñaki Recalde Zamacona

Iñaki Recalde - Garrigues

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  • Basque
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Iñaki Recalde Zamacona

Senior associate


Iñaki Recalde Zamacona is a senior associate of the tax practice at Garrigues’ offices in Bilbao, where he has spent the majority of his professional career since joining in September 2009, following a short stint at The Boston Consulting Group in Madrid.

He has extensive experience in the provision of tax advice:

- Transfer pricing and valuation of transactions

- Direct taxation of residents and nonresidents

- Indirect taxation

- Business restructuring

- Due Diligence

- Inheritance law

- Family business

- Accounting law

- Tax procedure and proceedings

- Tax inspections

As a member of the Bilbao office, he has expertise in both provincial and national legislation as well as the Basque Economic Agreement.

He provides recurring advice on these areas to Spanish and multinational companies from a range of sectors: engineering, financial services, media, food, industrial. He also advises individuals on personal and family wealth matters.

He is a regular speaker at various financial courses run by businesses and on the MBA course run by Escuela de Negocios de Marketing y Finanzas in collaboration with Universitat de Barcelona.

Iñaki Recalde Zamacona is a member of the Basque Economists Association. 

Academic background:

Degree in Business Management and Administration, Universidad de Deusto (La Comercial) in 2009 (with honors).

Master’s Degree in Management Skills, Universidad de Deusto.

International training at Copenhagen Business School.

Master’s Degree in Business Law, Centro de Estudios Garrigues in collaboration with Harvard Law School (2010).

He has participated in courses in transfer pricing and international taxation at the Taxand school.


“Measures of central tendency in determining the range of market values. Why quartiles?” (*), Revista Aranzadi, September 2012, No. 15-16. Co-author alongside Daniel Armesto (partner Garrigues Bilbao), Jose Francisco Arrasate (partner Ernst & Young Bilbao), Itxaso Berrojalbiz (senior associate Garrigues Bilbao).

(*) Originally published in Spanish. See Spanish CV for more details.