José Ignacio García Muniozguren

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José Ignacio García Muniozguren



In 1990 he joined Arthur Andersen, Asesores Legales y Tributarios (merged with Garrigues in 1997). He has been a partner of Garrigues since 2002.

He practiced tax and corporate/commercial law for fifteen years at Garrigues’ Madrid office, where he advised multinational groups, mainly in the area of tax planning for Spanish investments abroad and foreign investments in Spain. He has extensive experience in tax litigation proceedings.

He has managed Garrigues’ office in Casablanca since it opened in 2005.

Lecturer in tax law in various editions of the Advanced Course on Project and Construction Management at the Madrid Official Quantity Surveyors and Technical Architects Association.

Speaker at seminars and conferences on tax matters organized by, among others, the Institute for International Research, Instituto de Fomento Empresarial, Instituto de Estudios Fiscales, IFAES and the Mexican Certified Public Accountants Association of Mexico city.

Speaker at seminars and conferences on Morocco organized by, among others, the Spanish Business Executives Federation, Instituto de Comercio Exterior (ICEX), Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO), the Spanish Employers Confederation (CEOE), Foment del Treball Nacional (the Catalan Employers Association), the International Fiscal Association, Grupo Recoletos, the Chambers of Commerce of Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Granada, Córdoba, Almería and Campo de Gibraltar, the Employers Confederations of Castilla-La Mancha and of Pontevedra, the Euro-Mediterranean Institute, Extenda, the Port of Barcelona, the Spanish Chambers of Commerce of Casablanca and Tangier, the General Council of the Spanish Legal Profession and Instituto Internacional San Telmo.

Madrid Bar Association.

Member of the Spanish Tax Advisers Association.


“Distinguished Lawyer” in the 2012 edition of Chambers Global.

“Leading Lawyer” in the 2011 and 2013 editions of IFLR 1000.



Formação Académica:

  • Degree in Law, Universidad de Deusto.
  • Maîtrise en Droit Privé, Université de Bordeaux.
  • Associate’s Degree in Advanced Business Administration, Instituto Internacional San Telmo.


Coauthor of:

  • “New Tax Developments 2003” (La Ley, Madrid, 2003).
  • “New Tax Developments 2004” (La Ley, Madrid, 2004).

Coauthor of:

  • “Guide to Takeovers in Morocco” (International Bar Association, 2007).
  • “Guide on Shareholders’ Agreements-Morocco” (International Bar Association, 2011).
  • “Treasury Shares Guide-Morocco” (International Bar Association, 2012).

Author of numerous articles on Moroccan tax and legal matters published in, among others, “International Tax Review”, “Journal of International Taxation”, “International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation”, “El País”, “El Mundo”, “Expansión”, “Cinco Días”, “Moneda Única”, “Energía de Hoy” and Casa Árabe’s Economy and Business Bulletin.