About


Del Canto Chambers provides you with dual-qualified, multi-lingual tax lawyers, regulated by the Bar Standards Board in England and the Madrid Bar in Spain. We can also act for you in various other jurisdictions around the world including Qatar, Mexico, Colombia and China.

We have worked with over 500 private clients, their families and businesses, and have been instructed on high-profile complex cases throughout the European Union as well as all Arab-speaking countries.

about del canto chambers

Del Canto Chambers assists both individuals and business clients across a wide range of legal and tax transactions including:

Private Client


  • Wills and Inheritance Tax
  • Power of Attorney
  • Property
  • Tax strategy
  • Expats Tax Regimes
  • Tax residency
  • Golden Visas’
  • Income tax
  • Tax inspections
  • Dispute Resolution

Corporate Clients


  • Private Equity
  • Restructurings
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Commercial matters
  • Intellectual Property
  • International expansion
  • Strategic alliances and joint ventures
  • Competition law
  • Corporate governance
  • Litigation

Our reputation for being the go-to set of chambers on all international tax and legal matters continues to grow year on year and the top international media, including Bloomberg, the Times, El Pais, Money Observer, and Accountants Daily frequently call upon us to feature us as legal and tax experts in their news pieces.

We are able to receive instructions under the public access scheme which enables members of the public to instruct some of our barristers directly, without the need to use a separate solicitor.

Our Turnkey Project Management Approach


For complex international projects, Del Canto Chambers offers you a Turnkey Project Management approach. A full-service support solution, including decision-making protocols and timelines until the project is completed. We offer unique turn key solutions managing the whole project with our local country partners to help you navigate international complexities.

We have worked with a variety of legal and tax projects in Spain, Middle East and Latin America, advising European and American companies. Our turnkey project management approach allows us to incorporate multiple local partners to ensure a successful implementation.

As members of The Leading Edge Alliance, we work with local auditing firms assisting with tax audits and general compliance. We work collaboratively with LEA Global firms, with a strong focus on client service.

The partner in the original engagement stays involved throughout the work to ensure you experience a seamless service. That connection provides consistency and intimate client knowledge, expertise and proactive advisory services.

How we can help you


From the initial planning stages through to completion, our team of experts can help you navigate through the legal process, coordinating the different professionals involved. If required, we act in all Courts in England and Spain and are available to offer you practical and effective dispute resolution advice.

Del Canto Chambers’ team is regularly instructed on international tax and legal matters in the UK, Spain, the Middle East and Latin America. It is our unparalleled legal and tax expertise relating to core counties such as the UK, Spain and Qatar that sets us apart, making us the counsel of choice for London-based and international clients, solicitors and tax advisers.

Contact us today to see how we can provide cost-effective solutions for all your international tax and legal requirements.

About Del Canto Chambers


Del Canto Chambers is an international tax and legal firm with a strong heritage. León Fernando Del Canto started off as a lawyer at Del Canto Abogados, the law firm his father founded in 1981 in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain.

Fernando later worked in New York, then he relocated to the UK where he worked as international tax counsel at global firms KPMG, Deloitte and Grant Thornton.  He has practised law in Madrid, London and Doha among other places. In 2006 he became the first Spanish citizen to hold a double qualification as a barrister in both England and Spain.

about del canto chambers
Call to the Bar in Jerez de la Frontera. 1981
about del canto chambers
Call to the Bar, Lincoln’s Inn, London. March 2006

Del Canto Chambers inherits the personal and flexible approach of an independent law firm combined with multi-jurisdictional expertise and a solid global vision. With several decades of international legal and tax expertise, Del Canto Chambers is a unique advisory firm that can cater for the needs of clients of all sizes, circumstances and locations. Del Canto Chambers team members are based in various locations about the world, each bringing with them talent, expertise and fresh new ideas.