Bachelor’s in Laws from the University of Deusto and Master’s Degree in Legal Consultancy from IE Business School, Ekain is a practising attorney of the Very Illustrious Bar Association of Álava.
He has extensive experience as a Company Law specialist, having spent his entire career (2000-2016) in the renowned Garrigues law firm as Main Associate of the firm in the Northern Area (Basque Country, La Rioja, Navarra). He is a specialist in commercial and tax law, who has been involved in numerous process of M&A and, as well, in process of tax planning. He, also, has given recurrent advice to companies in all areas related to tax and commercial law, in due diligence processes and, as well, to family assets (under common and foral law).
He has vast experience in dealing with different kind of economic and industrial sectors of the market, among others, e.g.: wine industry, manufacturing industry, hotel and catering market, and real estate, likewise, Ekain is considered a specialist in all areas involved in the family business. He has been involved in relevant tax disputes and he has an extensive experience in such kind of proceedings, as well. Additionally, 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 different 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).