Gema de la Calle

Gema de la Calle



“Happiness is not achieving what you want, but learning to appreciate what you’ve achieved”

Concepción Fernández (mi abuela).



Law degree, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (1997).


Masters in Tributes and Tax Advice, Centro de Estudios financieros (1998). Master in Business Management and Administration, Centro de Estudios Financieros (2000).


In 1998, she started her career in the Tax Documentation Department in the Centro de Estudios Financieros. By the year 2000, she started working for the Tax Department in Clifford Chance specializing in family business and corporate restructuring taxes, both in the national and international areas. She was the person in charge of evaluating the contingent liabilities of tributes in the due diligence proceedings and, at the same time, she gave advice to managers who were sent abroad and vice-versa.
During her stay in Clifford Chance (London) in 2005, she specialized herself in “Stock Options Plans”.

In 2006, she joined the Tax Department in Rodés & Sala, were she was assigned as the head of the Tax Department in the Madrid Headquarters. Being in charge of it, she specialized herself in tax advice to family groups and corporate restructuring, expatriate manager’s tax advising, as well as giving advice in real state transactions, both national and international.

In October 2008, she joined Mavens as the head of the Tax Department. She was promoted to partner in 2010 and she is specialized in Corporate and Individuals Taxation, corporate restructuring and tax planning, transfer pricing, tax consolidation, management incentive plans, inspections and tax proceedings.


Designated as a Leading Lawyer In Her Field in Taxes by the legal directory Chambers in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
She was awarded with the “Forty Lawyers under Forty” award that honors forty featured lawyers in the Iberian Peninsula, in the 2011 edition.