He graduated in Law from the University of Deusto and Masters in Legal Consultancy from Instituto de Empresa, he is a practising solicitor of the most illustrious Álava Bar Association.
He has extensive experience as a Company Law specialist, having spent his entire career (2000-2016) in the renowned Garrigues law firm in his position as Senior Partner of the firm in the Northern Area (Basque Country, La Rioja, Navarra). He is a specialist in commercial contract and tax law, having been involved in numerous corporate operations, restructuring processes and tax planning. He has also regularly advised companies in all areas related to tax and commercial law and due diligence processes, as well as family assets (under general and provincial law).
He has vast experience in working in many sectors including with companies in the wine industry, manufacturing sector, hotel and catering and the property sector, and is considered a specialist in all aspects of the family business. He has also been involved in major cases of tax disputes and has extensive experience in matters relating to such proceedings. In addition, between 2012 and 2016, Ekain Aguiriano remained in the Best Lawyers ranking for the practice of Tax Law.
He is also a regular lecturer on a number of courses and seminars in various centres and institutions (including, among others, the Federation of Entrepreneurs of La Rioja, the Association for the Progress of Management – APD, and the Rioja Footwear Technology Centre).