Del Canto Chambers International Tax & Legal team is made of double qualified tax lawyers. We are regulated by the Bar Standards Board in England and the Madrid Bar in Spain. We act in other jurisdictions around the world.
León Fernando Del Canto
Head of Chambers. Barrister and Abogado
Year of Call 1999 (Spain), 2006 (England)
León Fernando Del Canto leads Del Canto Chambers International Tax & Legal team. Fernando is a tax qualified English Barrister and Spanish Abogado and he is instructed regularly by solicitors and auditors. Fernando can be instructed as a public access barrister at Normanton Chambers.
Fernando has a broad international experience and has represented clients in Madrid, New York, London, Doha, and Hong Kong. He advocates for private clients and their families as well as for companies with international operations. He trained with KPMG, Deloitte and Grant Thornton before moving to private practice. In 2006 he became the first Spanish citizen to hold a double qualification as a barrister in England and Spanish Abogado and he joined The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in London and the Worshipful Association of Tax Advisers in the City of London.
Director. European Lawyer and Abogado
Year of Call 2011 (Spain)
Julio Prieto is a tax qualified Registered European Lawyer in the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in London and Spanish Abogado in the Colegio de Abogados de Madrid –Madrid Bar Association-. He serves as a board member of the Hispanic Observatory in London.
Eva María de Francisco
Practice Manager Spain
Eva de Francisco is a Project Manager at Del Canto Chambers. She has more than 25 experience in different internationally recognised companies, with offices in Spain, the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Qatar. She experience in fiscal supervision, accounting, business strategy and project management at an international level.
Head of litigation
He has more than 15 years experience in banking and bankruptcy proceedings. MBA at the San Telmo International Institute, he is an accredited Expert in Prevention of Money Laundering by the Bank of Spain. He is one of the few Spanish lawyers with a degree in Islamic Recruitment and Finance from the King Abdelaziz University in Saudi Arabia.
Tax Department Manager. European Lawyer and Abogado
Spanish abogado with a degree from the University of Cordoba (UDC), he is a specialist in Corporate, Tax and, Administrative Law. Registered European Lawyer in the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in the UK and Spanish Abogado in the Colegio de Abogados de Madrid –Madrid Bar Association-, he holds an LLM in Tax from the UNED University. Continuous training and his professional experience, lead him to be a specialist in tax management of assets and fiscal inspections.
Gender Equality Consultant
Isabel got a degree in pedagogy in Bogota and a Master Degree in Gender Equality in the Universidad Complutense Madrid. In addition to her role in Del Canto Chambers she is the director of the Agencia Comunicacion y Genero, a communication agency with gender perspective. She is the author of Las Feministas Queremos, in its second edition in Spain and and has published several articles in the most important newspapers in Spain.
María Ángeles Lorenzo
María Angeles is our communications officer. With more than 10 years of experience in Social Media, she has developed her professional career as a trainer and teacher, working in different media (digital press and radio). Corporate and political communications are also part of her professional skills set. She has also consulted regarding communication channels, social networks and events. As a feminist, communicating from a gender perspective is her focus and specialty.
Laia is a Spanish Abogada specialising in gender and feminism. The combination of both perspectives has led her to develop several projects for equality. University professor at the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona (UAB) and speaker, she holds a Law degree from the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona (UAB), and a Degree Theory in literature from the same university.
Ana Belén Benito
Ana is a qualified accountant with several years of experience and exposure to international companies in Spain.
Law degree, completing qualitifaction as abogada
Johanna holds a Law degree from the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid, and is currently completing her qualification as Abogada.
Ana Mudra del Canto
Legal research and translations
Ana is completing her qualification as Abogada in the Universidad Europea of Madrid, while working part time with Credit Swiss Madrid. She has completed mini pupillage with Hassans in Gibraltar, with Lamb Chambers and Normanton Chambers in London and currently provides translation services to Del Canto Chambers.