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BGI Spain

Balms Abogados

BGI Spain

Established in 1989, Balms Abogados is a multi-disciplinary law firm specialised in Public and Private Law. Balms Abogados has offices in Marbella, Madrid, Vigo and Barcelona providing worldwide leal services to meet each client’s specific needs.

Our philosophy is to promote professional training and teamwork with one goal: to achieve the highest level of excellence. We create a professional connection with the client, based on mutual trust and quality service. Our nature, thoroughness and dedication marks the difference. Balms Abogados was created to ensure a comprehensive service to our customers and it is formed by a number of departments specialised in Private and Public Law, tax consultancy, accounting, human resources and document management for businesses and individuals.

In addition to our efforts, we are also devoted to charity actions through our foundation “Fundación Balms para la Infancia”, a non profit organization dedicated to provide financial aid, assistance and protection to children in Peru, Colombia and Congo.

Areas of expertise
  • Civil Law
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Labour Law
  • Bankrupcy and Commercial Litigation
  • Administrative Law
  • Zoning, City Planing and Real Estate Law
  • International Private Law
  • Insurance and personal injuries
  • Corporate Law
  • Industrial and Intellectual Property Law
  • Protection data
  • Shipping and Maritime Law
  • Tax Law
  • New Technologies Law
  • EC & Competition Law
  • Contract Law
  • Banking Law
  • Litigation and arbitration
Our team
Juan Luis Balmaseda de Ahumada y Díez

Juan Luis Balmaseda de Ahumada y Díez
Senior Partner

Bachelor of Arts in Law, Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Master in Tax Law, I.E.E., Madrid. Master in International Law, University of Berkely, USA. Master in European Community Law, Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Planning Law Course from the Málaga Bar Association. Founding Partner of Balms Abogados. Founding Partner of Balms Group International (BGI). Founder, Honorary President and Vice President of Fundación Balms para la Infancia. Honorary Member of the Bulgarian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bulgaria. Specialized in Foreign Investments, International Law, Civil Law, Urban and Community Law. Languages: Spanish, English, French and Portuguese.

Julio Aguado Arrabé

Julio Aguado Arrabé
Senior Partner

Bachelor of Arts in Law, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid. Administrative Law Degree, Facultad de Derecho, Málaga. Planning Law Degree from the Bar Association of Malaga. Specialized in Company law, Mortgage Law and Litigation. Founding Partner of Balms Abogados. Founder of Balms Group International (BGI). Languages: Spanish, English and French.

Katja Blackmer

Katja Blackmer
Partner / Lawyer

1985 Magister Juris and Doctor Juris, Law School, University of Vienna, Austria. 1986 Legal Department, Raiffeisen Leasing, Vienna, Austria. 1987 – 1994 Head of Legal Department Raiffeisen Leasing, Vienna, Austria. Since 1995, Balms Abogados, Marbella, Spain Since 2000, Partner of Balms Abogados, Marbella. 2009 – 2010 Graduation of Seminar “Spanish Law for Foreign Lawyers” at Alcalá de Henares University, Madrid. 2010 Homologation of Austrian title “Doctor at Law” with Spanish Law Degree at Alcalá de Henares University, Madrid. 2010 Registration as member of the Malaga Law Society, Spain.

Óscar Gómez Monasterio

Óscar Gómez Monasterio
Partner / Lawyer

Bachelor of Arts in Law, Universidad de Sevilla. Master in Legal Advice to Enterprises by ICADE, P. Universidad Comillas (Madrid). Litigation Department. Specialized: Civil Litigation and Labor Law. Languages : Spanish and English.

Jorge Martín Losa

Jorge Martín Losa
Partner / Lawyer

Bachelor of Arts in Law, Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Master in Business Law. Master in Labor Law , Escuela Jurídica Federico de Castro (Centro Universitario Villanueva adscrito a la UCM). Legal Practice Course at the School Federico de Castro (Centro Universitario Villanueva attached to the UCM). Business Law Course (PW Coopers). Languages : Spanish and English.

Antonio Heredero González

Antonio Heredero González
Partner / Lawyer

Practicing attorney since 1994, with an extensive experience in public and private law. Specialized in commercial, bankruptcy and labour law. He has been an associate of Balms Abogados (since 2000), as well as a co-leading partner of the office in Vigo, ever since its opening in 2000. Founding President of Balms Foundation for Children. This organization was established in 2002, aiming to work towards improving the situation of the disadvantaged and marginalized children in countries such as Colombia, Peru and the Republic of Congo. After completing his secondary education in a center of Compania de Jesus in Vigo, he attends the University of Navarra. There he pursues and finishes a Law degree with excellent results. At a later stage, he studies oppositions to State Lawyer for a period of 4 years, being mentored and oriented by one of the most prestigious academies in Madrid. Throughout his continuous training process, he undergoes various professional courses, among which the School of Legal Practice (Complutense University in Madrid, 1955), the PhD. degree from University of Vigo (1996-1997), and a Master’s degree in Corporate Law from the European Business School (1996), are worth mentioning. He speaks English and Portuguese.

Juan Camacho Vázquez

Juan Camacho Vázquez
Partner / Lawyer

Degree in Economics and Law. Social graduated from the University of Vigo. Master´s in tax advice by the CPMP. Master´s in Tax Management at the University of Vigo. Founding partner of BALMS Vigo, in 1999. Specializing in wealth management and tax planning. Languages: Galician, Spanish, English and Portuguese

Elisa Saraci

Elisa Saraci
Lawyer

Elisa has been a working as a lawyer since 2011, and she is highly experienced in private law. Her specialization includes international, commercial, real estate and civil law, where she holds extensive experience. After completing her education abroad, she dedicated her career to national and international consultancy for private individuals and businesses, for every type of contract. She finished her highschool education with a major in foreign languages, which led her to undertake an International Law degree at the Cattolica del Sacro Cuore University in Milan, and later, Francisco de Vitoria University in Madrid. Throughout her academic training, she pursued an 8th month long course at Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf (Germany), and 4 months at Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) University; she also won the Excellency Scholarship offered by the European Community in 2010, which enabled her to undertake a work placement at the Italian Consulate in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She speaks fluent English, Italian, German, French and Spanish.

Ana Barroso

Ana Barroso
Lawyer

Practicing attorney since 2014. Ana has extensive experience in Private Law, and she is specialized in commercial, real-estate and immigration law. She holds a Bachelor´s degree in Law and Business Management and Administration from the University of Granada. After completing her undergraduate studies, Ana decided to sharpen her knowledge by attending Warwick Business School (England) for a year, Stetson College of Law (U.S) for a semester, and Institut de Gestion de Rennes y Droit – Faculté Rennes 1 (France). Master in Immigration Law – Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (Higher Institute of Law and Economics) She speaks: Spanish, English and French.

Alicia Rodríguez

Alicia Rodríguez
Lawyer

As a practicing attorney since 2006, Alicia has gained extensive experience in matters regarding Civil and Criminal Procedural Law, as well as Family Law. She has collaborated with various law firms within the province of Malaga. She specialized in Family Law by pursuing a degree with the International University of Andalusia and graduating in 2002. In addition to that, Alicia holds a qualification in contentious-administrative law which she achieved from the University of Malaga (November 2012 - June 2013). After having studied at the University of Malaga, she trained with the Judiciary until the end of 2005, first with the Magistrate of the Malaga Provincial Court, Mr. José Godino Izquierdo, and later with Mr. Santiago Juan Fernandez Llebrez Castaño, prosecutor. Similarly, she has worked as a prosecuting attorney at the Prosecution office of the Provincial Court of Santa Cruz and Tenerife, as case manager and administrator at the Court of First Instance no. 3 in Marbella and the Magistrate´s Court no. 2 in Fuengirola.

Carlos Javier Castillo

Carlos Javier Castillo
Lawyer

Lawyer (with license number 6.808), specialized in Administrative Law and urban planning. Trial attorney – Department of Administrative Law and urban planning at Balms Abogados Marbella. Legal consultant for real estate and urban planning matters, administrative and litigation-administrative claims. Worked as a substitute judge from 2007 until 2013 mainly under contentious-administrative jurisdiction, solving different types of cases in various areas of administrative law. He holds a degree in Law from the University of Granada. His undergraduate education was followed by the completion of a PhD degree at the UNED, and he has also delivered lectures on contentious-administrative trials.

Francisco Lorenzo Martínez

Francisco Lorenzo Martínez
Lawyer

Lawyer in practice since 1996 with extensive experience in the area of general Procedural Law. Specialized in Criminal and Civil Law. Member number 3.880 of the Illustrious Bar Association of Malaga. Procedural Lawyer, Procedural Law Department at Balms Abogados Marbella. Specialist in areas of Criminal and Civil Law. Degree in Law from the University of Malaga. He has extended his university studies with the Degree in Philosophy and Theology, by La Cartuja University, Granada. As an outstanding complementary training he has successfully completed the Postgraduate Master's Degree in Executive and Organizational Coaching taught by the University of Málaga, as well as a Master's Degree in International Relations from the University of Clark University, Massachusetts, USA.

Pablo Antonio Sánchez

Pablo Antonio Sánchez
Lawyer

Lawyer specialized in Civil Procedural Law, as well as in civil and commercial contractual matters. Master's Degree in Public International Law and International Relations, by the University of Granada (2.013-2.014). Master's Degree in Access to Advocacy (Currently in progress). Languages: Spanish and English

Daniel Álvarez de Blas

Daniel Álvarez de Blas
Lawyer

Practicing lawyer since 1994, with broad experience in Private Law. He specialized in Labour Law, but throughout his career he has handled a variety of cases under different jurisdictions, which enabled him to get a global grasp of law useful for providing his clients with the adequate legal solutions. Throughout his practice of law, he combined consultancy and defence services for both companies and private individuals. After having attended a private high school, he enrolled at San Pablo C.E.U University in Madrid. Furthermore, he has attended various professional courses, such as his recent specialization in Labour Law from the School for Legal Practice (Complutense Universidy of Madrid), as well as its derivative from the Labour Relations Courts of all the districts of the Iberian peninsula. His experience as a labour consultant to foreign companies based in Spain, has contributed to improving his English language skills considerably.

Diego Fernández-Maldonado

Diego Fernández-Maldonado
Lawyer

Practicing lawyer since 2011, member of the Madrid Bar Association (license nº 99265), with broad experience in commercial law, negotiation and commercial contract drafting, as well as corporate law. He also works in the field of contentious-administrative law in the administrative phase, contentious-administrative resources, administrative sanctions, consultancy for local authorities, authorizations and permits; foreign formalities: immigrant advisory services, application requests and residence permit formalities, administrative and contentious-administrative resources; Industrial and Intellectual Property: application requests and other resources before trademarks, patents and utility models. He pursued a law degree at Carlos III University in Madrid, where he specialized in European Union law. He continued his postgraduate studies with an English-taught LLM in International Law, Foreign Trade and International Relations at Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (Higher Institute of Law and Economics) in Madrid. Diego is bilingual given that he also speaks English, which is the language he normally uses with foreign clients or partners, documents, negotiations, emails and other work tools that are exclusively in English.

Juan Carlos López-Morago

Juan Carlos López-Morago
Lawyer

Practicing lawyer since 1990, with broad experience in Private Law. He specializes in civil and commercial law, although throughout his career he has also worked under jurisdictions of penal and labour matters, which endowed him with a comprehensive perspective of law, useful for providing clients with suitable legal solutions. After completing his secondary education in a private centre, he attended C.E.U San Pablo University of Madrid. Furthermore, he pursued various professional courses on: Labour Law and Social Security (CEF); International Civil Law (CEF), Bankruptcy Law (ICAM) and Corporate Law and Commercial contracts (ESIC); he completed his postgraduate education achieving a Master´s in Human Resources Administration and Management (CEF), and a second Master´s in Private Law and Procedure (CEF). In addition to Spanish, he speaks English as a consequence of his 1 year residence in London (England).

Fernando Camba

Fernando Camba
Lawyer

Ever since he started his legal practice in 2007, he has been working in various law firms, gaining proven wide experience in all areas of law. Dedicated to procedural law, he has specialized in commercial-civil matters, such as monitories, exchange, enforcement of court orders or extrajudicial proceedings, evictions, incidental complaints, payment claims, contractual and non-contractual liability actions, family etc.; as well as criminal and labour matters. In addition, he holds knowledge of document drafting and has well-founded experience in complying with hearing deadlines, assistance to the trial chamber and extrajudicial negotiations. He holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Commercial and Business law from the University of Vigo, where he graduated in 2006 with a high GPA. Similarly, after completing his undergraduate education, he attended the School for Legal Practice of the Vigo Bar Association, for 2 academic years, all while fulfilling his professional obligations. He holds the Certificate of Professional Competence granted by the Spanish General Bar Association. Further to his education he has attended various professional courses, workshops and conferences, most of them focusing on Procedural law. He speaks fluent Spanish, Galician and English.

Carla Costas

Carla Costas
Lawyer

Practising lawyer since 2009. with experience in public and private law and specialized in procedural law. With experience in matters of civil liability, Criminal and Family law. She began her professional career in multidisciplinary firms acquiring experience in the various branches of Law, opting for procedural law and the private law sector. Languages: Spanish, Galician, and English.

Zoraida Lara

Zoraida Lara
Lawyer

Abogada especializada en derecho de la competencia, bancario y concursal. Abogada en Balms Abogados Barcelona, donde trabaja en el departamento de derecho bancario y concursal. Tras terminar sus estudios de educación secundaria en el Colegio Salliver de Fuengirola, ingresa en la Universidad Alfonso X el sabio de Madrid realizando sus estudios de Derecho combinándolos con intercambios en Alemania y Corea del Sur. Posteriormente realiza un LL.M en Derecho Internacional y Europeo por el Europa Institüt de la Universität des Saarlandes combinando sus experiencias con diversos trabajos en prestigiosas firmas de abogados como Ramón y Cajal abogados y Baker & Mckenzie. En su afán de formación continua realiza numerosos cursos profesionales internacionalmente, entre los que destaca el Máster en Derecho de la Información (2016-2017) especializado en derecho digital y en auditorias en protección de datos y entornos tecnológicos. Habla inglés, alemán e italiano

Ignacio Arnau

Ignacio Arnau
Manager

Manager of Balms Abogados Marbella since 2005. Ignacio’s work involves setting and implementing office strategies (in collaboration with the partners of the firm), leading, coordination of various departments within the company, and managing human and material resources, all to ensure the customers´ needs are being met and that the company is growing. Some of his responsibilities involve office strategy planning, setting objectives, organization and coordination of resources, management, stimulation and communication with staff to ensure they are performing their day-to-day duties at high standards; control and verification of compliance with stock duties and means to reach the set objectives. He holds a Bachelor´s degree in Business and Economics from the Complutense University in Madrid. Languages: Spanish and English.

Francisco Guijarro

Francisco Guijarro
Tax adviser

Law graduate from the University of Granada, specialized in Taxation Law. In 2006, he requested a leave of absence from his job at the time as a tax inspector, to build his professional career as a lawyer specialized in tax matters. He gained broad knowledge of the state and regional tax system as a result of his work experience in the Audit and Inspection office within the taxation sector, which he completed in Provincial and Regional Inspection Units (organs of the State Tax Administration Agency), exclusively dedicated to inspecting specific sectors in economic activities. He also has wide experience in forensic economics and taxation assistance in law courts on economic criminal procedures (tax crimes, punishable bankruptcy acts etc.), as well as in social matters concerning job layoffs and relationships with responsibility referrals and company groups. Furthermore, he specializes in international taxation, especially interpretation of treaties and international deals of double taxation. His expertise covers tax consulting on both national and international level oriented to both companies and different sectors or private individual.

Noelia Sánchez

Noelia Sánchez
Accounting and tax adviser

Accounting and tax adviser since 2002 with extensive experience in asset holding companies. With regards to my training, I have taken a Course in Tax and Accounting Counseling by ESESA (Business Studies School 2007/2008) Languages: Spanish and English

Inmaculada Rodríguez

Inmaculada Rodríguez
Accounting and tax adviser

Professional training in Administration and Finance. Inma has worked at Balms Abogados as a Tax and Accounting Advisor for businesses since 2006. She specializes in account-keeping and taxes both in regards to businesses as well as independent professionals. She took an IRPF and accounting course at the Centre for Accounting Studies in Marbella, and an online Adnavced Accounting course at the Lex Nova training company. Previously she worked as a secretary in a law firm and in administration/ accounting in a service company. She speaks Spanish and English.

Rafael Guerrero

Rafael Guerrero
Accounting and tax adviser

Licenciado en Administración y Dirección de Empresas por la U.N.E.D. Asesor contable y fiscal con más de 13 años de experiencia en contabilidad y finanzas de la empresa. Desde 2010 forma parte del equipo de asesores fiscales y contables del grupo Balms Abogados atendiendo las necesidades de asesoramiento de más de 50 sociedades de todos los ámbitos (Sociedades Anónimas, Limitadas, empresarios en Régimen de Autónomo, Comunidades de Propietarios, etc. entre otras), Contabilidad Analítica y de Sociedades, elaboración de impuestos: IVA, IRPF, Sociedades, etc., preparación de cuentas anuales y libros contables. Previa a su inicio en Balms Abogados posee amplia experiencia en la Dirección Financiera de empresa. Cuenta con formación adicional en las siguientes materias: Seguridad Social y Salarios (curso de 334 h como Experto en gestión de salarios y seguros sociales). Nivel de inglés: B2 Universidad de Cambridge (First Certificate in English).

Antonio Cintrano

Antonio Cintrano
Accounting and fiscal adviser

Graduated with a Bachelors in Business Management and Administration from the Universidad de Málaga. Accounting and Tax Advisor with more than 11 years of experience in business accounting and finance. Since 2003, he has formed part of the team of accounting and tax advisors at the Balms Abogados group, attending to the internal accounting of the group. B2 level of English, Cambridge University (First Certificate in English)

Rodrigo Pérez

Rodrigo Pérez
Accounting and fiscal adviser

I am currently part of the Balms Abogados team, providing tax and accounting advice to both individuals and companies. Previously I have worked giving tax advice in different offices nationally and abroad. In relation to my training, I have a degree in economics from the University of Navarra. I also have a Master's in Tax Consultancy from the same university, as well as a Business Management module from the IESE Business School. Personally I consider myself a motivated person and very committed to my work. Languages: Fluent in English

Carlos Badiola

Carlos Badiola
Accounting and tax adviser

Currently completing his dissertation project to graduate with a bachelors in Law at the Universidad Católica de Ávila. Since 2014, Carlos has formed part of the team of tax and accounting assessors of the Balms Abogados Group, attending to the representational and advisory needs of clients and the compilation of taxes for non-resident persons of Spain. Before arriving at Balms Abogados, he practiced as a banking advisor and worked in various financial entities, boasting experience in commercial and marketing fields, amongst others. He relies on his professional training in management and his studies at the Universidad Carlos III. Carlos has a medium-high level of English.

Vladyslav Szerbatyuk

Vladyslav Szerbatyuk
Accounting and fiscal adviser

Started working with Balms Abogados in 2015 carrying out the following functions: accounting, tax and administrative advice to both companies and individuals. After completing his studies at the IES institute “Emilio Prados”, he graduated in Finance and Accounting in the University of Málaga in 2016. He then continued his training with a Master's Degree in Business Legal Advising. Languages: Fluent Russian and English and speaks French at an intermediate level.

Pablo Martín Losa

Pablo Martín Losa
Accounting and fiscal adviser

Ana Isabel Regades

Ana Isabel Regades
Accounting and fiscal adviser

Graduated with a Bachelors in Business Administration and Management from the Universidad de Vigo in 2010, specializing in business management and organization. She studied for one semester at Oslo University. Her experience in the world of work began in Caixanova (now Novagalicia Banco) in the Corporate Social Responsibility department, forming part of the team that dealt with the planning and drafting of the company’s annual reports and the implementation of actions for CSR. Her work with Balms began in the Fundación Balms para la Infancia (where she produced the marketing and social networking plan in 6 months). Currently, she organizes the accounting functions in Asabe. She is developing a bilingual level in Galician, an advanced level of English, and she understands Norwegian.

Ana Sánchez

Ana Sánchez
Accounting and fiscal advisor

Christine Thiele

Christine Thiele
Responsible communication department

After having studied Mathematics and later attaining a degree in Tourism, Christine joined the team at Balms Abogados in 2001 as a legal assistant in the beginning, helping out the sales and extrajudicial team. She has been in charge of the Communication Department since 2011, all due to her passion for the new technologies. Her new interest led her to attend various courses and Master degrees in Communication and Social networks. Given that she holds expertise in online marketing and social media, her work involves drafting and coordination of content for the website, blog, social media networks, newsletter and marketing campaigns, online and offline communication strategy planning, interaction with users on social networks, drafting of reports regarding audience and presence measurements on social media and marketing actions, technical assistance to various departments, coordination, design and management of the communication strategy of the company, as well as the communication material and corporate identity. She speaks Spanish, English and German.

Carmen Cantudo

Carmen Cantudo
Communication department

Web designer and developer After completing her high-school studies at a center in Marbella, Carmen attends University of Malaga, where she achieves a teaching qualification in Hearing and Speech sciences. Her undergraduate experience is followed by a four year residence in Ireland, where she works on her English language skills and enrolls on a Computer and IT course. She completed her studies in 2017 with a degree in Web Application Development. She speaks Spanish and English.

Mónica Fernández

Mónica Fernández
Labour adviser

Labour Relations Specialist, working in the industry since 2003. Monica has broad experience in the field of labour law and social security. In addition, she specializes in company consultancy. Specialist in Occupational Risk Prevention since 2009. Social and work auditor since 2011. Head of the Labour and Human Resource Department at Balms Abogados since 2016. After having completed her college studies in secretarial work (bilingual programme) at a center in Marbella, she attended The University of Malaga where she graduated with excellent results with a degree in Labour Relations. To consolidate her theoretical knowledge she undertook a work placement at Mutua Universal Mugenat, Mutua for labour-related accidents and diseases. Furthermore, she also attended various professional courses related to safety management for companies: Organic Law for the Protection of Personal Data in Labour Relations (2009), adaptation to the new law regulating social jurisdiction, the Labour Market Reform (2012), Mediation and other strategies for conflict resolution, working environment, mass dismissal procedures, contract suspension and reduction of workday, staff and salary management, update on norms of the social security scheme. She speaks Spanish and English.

Ana López

Ana López
Labour adviser

Labour Relations specialist, practicing since 2016 – performs tasks related to payroll management, social insurances, inability processes, company certificates, employment and job counselling. In 2008 she begins her undergraduate studies at the University of Granada, where she pursues a B.A in Labour Relations. She later attends University of Malaga to achieve a qualification in Human Resources and Labour Relations. Throughout her continuous training process she completed various courses focused on company start-up, organization management and leadership, and she attended an Aula Práctica course where she gained first-hand experience from previous professionals of the Offical College of Labour Relations specialists in Malaga and Melilla. All this experience was followed by her professional association to said College. She speaks Spanish and English.

Eva María Ortega

Eva María Ortega
Administrative

After completing her studies/ Professional Training, she continued studying with courses in Tax, excise duty (Inheritance and Donations of non-residents), amongst others, and specializes in Foreign Law/ Immigration, with a Masters in Foreign Law from the Instituto de Economía y Empresa de Madrid (Isde). Manager/ Administrator at Balms Abogados since 2001, with a wide range of experience in the areas of management and processing with administration, tax payment, the filing of both commercial and property deeds, inheritance, urban planning, Community Citizens and the Civil Registry.

María José Jurado

María José Jurado
Management adviser

Practising administrative since 2006 at Balms Abogados and part of the head management department since 2008. Her main duties include assisting the management department, general management and taking care of the clients accounts (transfers, requesting bank certificates, etc.) also in charge of the clearence of accounts of the client´s files. After completing her studies of secondary education, she attended several modules of higher degree in Image and sound and later in Accounting and Taxation, obtaining a higher degree in administration, management and company formation.

Luz Domínguez

Luz Domínguez
Administrative

Managing Secretary from 2003 to 2006, I worked as managing secretary at Balms Abogados, undertaking all types of tasks corresponding with this job, such as report writing, contract translations, personalized attention to our clients, taking calls, managing the calendars of the partners, records management, and so on. Manager/ Administrator at Balms Abogados since 2010 with vast experience in the fields of management/ administration and processing of administration, tax payment, the filing of both commercial and property deeds, urban planning, services contracting, NIE procedures, all types of processes related to the Department of Traffic, and management of bank accounts.

Estefanía García

Estefanía García
Administrative

Since she started working in the Processing and Administration Department in 2010, Estefania has been in charge of drafting the sales information, direct payment of utility bills, Municipal Tax payments and other administration related aspects. After graduating high school in Marbella, she attended University of Malaga, where she graduated with a B.A in Special Education.

Mónika Varela

Mónika Varela
Secretary

Bachelors in Political Sciences, specializing in International Relations, from the Universidad de País Vasco, and a Masters in Labour Law at the Universitá di Firenze, whose thesis addresses the Toledo Pact. She speaks Spanish, English and Italian.

Jennifer Hernández

Jennifer Hernández
Secretary

Academic training in the area of secretariat for senior management. I support the management division as an administrative secretary, undertaking tasks such as: Invoice preparation, repayment planning, as well as payments to suppliers, budgeting, etc. Management and Administration personal assistant. Organizational management of customer files. Events and Protocol organization.

Sandra Laurent

Sandra Laurent
Secretary

Diploma in International Trade, 1999 at the School of Commerce ENACOM, Nantes, France. Management Secretary since 1999, with a wide range of experience in the extrajudicial area, having worked in the property sector, property management and law firms. Secretary to Mr. Julia Aguado Arrabé Sandra speaks French, English and Spanish fluently, given her nationality, her stays in the UK and her residence in Spain since 1999

Manuela Blanco

Manuela Blanco
Secretary

Executive secretary since 2000, with broad experience in administration. She provides support to company managers, directors and presidents. Her day-to-day responsibilities include: archive and filing, telephone assistance, schedule and travel management, events and meeting organization, e-mail management, preparation of materials, file processing etc. She is currently fulfilling the role of Personal Assistant to the President of Balms Abogados, Mr. Juan Luis Balmaseda de Ahumada y Diez. She has been secretary of Balms Group International (the international network for medium-sized independent law firms, with partners in 18 countries and 5 continents) since 2015. After beginning a degree at the Business Community College of Sevilla, Manuela re-orientates her interests towards the specific field of secretary work, specialization which she decides to pursue instead. Her educational background includes studies such as: Assistance to Management, Efficient Secretarial Techniques and Public Relations and Advertising, courses all delivered by the Confederation of Businessmen in Andalusia. She speaks Spanish, English (C1) and has intermediate knowledge of French.

Kimberly Gavira

Kimberly Gavira
Secretary

Litigation Department Secretary. Responsible of administrative tasks, front-desk, pone-support and attending and guiding clients. Holds a qualification in a Management Assistant course in I.E.S. Rio Verde, Marbella. She speaks Spanish, English and French.

Pilar Roche

Pilar Roche
Secretary

Formación académica en relación con el área de secretariado de alta dirección. Su andadura profesional comienza en el sector Jurídico en el despacho del Procurador de los Tribunales D. Argimiro Vázquez Guillen, durante cuatro años realizando las tareas propias del puesto. Durante el periodo posterior trabaja en diferentes sectores, Boxel Telecom, empresa de nueva creación dedicada a la realización de estudios técnicos y proyectos de ingeniería industrial. Inmovelar (nombre comercial Ecumad) dedicada a la organización del montaje de Salón del Caballo de PRE e Ibertoro, en el año de la incorporación laboral a esta empresa, dicho salón se realiza en Zaragoza y el siguiente en Albacete. Posteriormente durante una baja maternal cubre el puesto en empresa sector de la construcción, siempre en todos ellos realizando el trabajo propio del área. En el 2003 retoma el sector Jurídico y desde esa fecha y en la actualidad trabaja en Balms Abogados Madrid, S.L.P. como secretaria. A partir del 2009 pasa a dar apoyo al departamento de gerencia como secretaria administrativa, en las labores propias del puesto, tales como: elaboración de facturas, planificación de cobros, así como pagos a proveedores, confección de presupuestos etc. Durante estos años ha realizado diversos cursos de formación que a continuación se detalla: Experto Manejo de Ordenador, contabilidad Básica, Plan General Contable y Microsoft Excell 2007 V.3 Experto, para su enriquecimiento tanto profesional como personal.

María Bernárdez

María Bernárdez
Secretary

Management secretary since 1996, Maria has worked in various sectors, such as Advocacy, Consultancy, Inspection, Telecommunications, Teaching and Healthcare. For 5 years she has developed her skills at Balms Abogados y Consultores Galicia S.L., undertaking different administration and accounting tasks. After completing her preliminary studies, she studied for 5 years at the Administration and Managing Secretariat Colegio Aloya de Vigo, achieving a high grade overall. She speaks Spanish, English (intermediate level) and French (basic level).

Location

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Balms Abogados
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www.balms.es

Tel. +34 952 812 100
C/ Generalife, 9 - Aloha Pueblo
Nueva Andalucía
29660 Marbella (Málaga)
Spain

Balms Madrid

Balms Abogados
BGI Spain
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Tel. + 34 91 7020156
Fax + 34 91 7020157
Paseo General Martínez Campos 49, 6º planta
28010 Madrid
Spain

Balms Galicia

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balms.vigo@balmsgalicia.com
www.balms.com

Tel. + 34 986 443143
Fax + 34 986 446023
C/ Reconquista 9, entresuelo
36201 Vigo (Pontevedra)
Spain

Balms Barcelona

Balms Abogados
BGI Spain

www.balms.com

Tel. +34 93 3451548
C/ Còrsega, 302, 3º-2ª.
(Pº Gracia / Diagonal)
08008 Barcelona
Spain

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