Javier Fernández Cuenca

Partner in the area of the Tax Law
Javier Fernández Cuenca


Javier specializes in tax law, particularly in M&A and real estate transactions, both at a national and international level, in all sectors and circumstances. He is ranked in Chambers Europe (Band 3) and Best Lawyers.

He has a degree in law by ICADE (E-1) where he also got his master’s degree in tax law. He works in Spanish or English.

Javier worked 7 years for EY (2 in the Spanish Tax Desk in New York). He opened the tax practice at Pérez-Llorca in 2001 and was a partner until 2017, when he joined Lener as partner, firm in which he worked until mid 2020. His extensive professional career allowed him to work for many of the main Spanish groups, as well as international groups investing in Spain.

He has a considerable teaching experience: Associate teacher at the Legal Advice Master of the IE for 15 years, teacher of venture-capital tax at the IEB for 6 years. For the past decade, he has been teaching at master’s degree in access to law of the Navarra University.

Recommended by the international directory Best Lawyers 2021 as a recognized lawyer in Tax Law.

Best Lawyers 2021    logo Ranked in Chambers Europe 2021 Ceca Magán