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Félix Plaza is partner of the tax department of Garrigues, where he has pursued his professional career after a period at Arthur Andersen. He specialises in tax law, particularly in the audio-visual, media and distribution sectors, where he advises major national and international companies.
In addition, he is currently the head of the sports and entertainment law department at the firm (Garrigues Sports & Entertainment), specialising in advisory services for people and entities operating in that sector (clubs, federations, investment funds, film production companies, artists and sportspersons, etc).
In recent years, Felix has garnered extensive experience in advising on the planning and organisation of large sporting and cultural events. In this field, he has provided advice, among others, to the Spanish Royal Golf Federation on its bid to host Ryder Cup 2018, to the various Olympic Offices set up to develop Madrid’s bid to host the Olympic Games or to the city of Madrid in its participation in the 2010 Universal Exposition of Shanghai.
He has been highlighted by various international directories, including Chambers and Partners, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal, as a notable practitioner in the area of sports law.
Felix is a lecturer on the executive Master’s in international taxation at Centro de Estudios Garrigues, where he teaches a specific section on international taxation of artists and sportspersons; a lecturer on the Master’s in Taxation at Centro de Estudios Garrigues; and a lecturer on the Alfredo Di Stefano Master’s in management of sports entities, organised by Real Madrid CF.
He is also a lecturer on the Master’s in sports law, organised by Real Madrid CF and Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM).
Felix is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.Email:firstname.lastname@example.org