Maïtena Manciet Fouchier

Maïtena Manciet Fouchier is our exclusively recommended Transaction Law expert in Andorra on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Maïtena directly using the contact details listed above.

Maïtena began her professional career as a lawyer in 1986, after working in the academic sector at the Université des Sciences Sociales de Nice. Maïtena’s practice focuses on corporate and public law matters. She holds a Ph.D. in Private Law and a Master’s Degree in Law and Economy from the Université de Droit et de Sciences Economiques.

Andorra is a perfect place for entrepreneurs to set up companies. With the new reforms and opening of international investment, Andorra company formation has become open to funding from abroad.

Maïtena speaks fluent English, Catalan, French and Spanish.

Firm Overview:

Montel & Manciet Advocats was founded in 1992 and since the beginning it has been dedicated to integral and multidisciplinary legal counselling for both individuals and enterprises, with wide experience in outstanding domestic and cross-border transactions.

In continuous adaptation to the market, Montel & Manciet Advocats has a strong commitment to its clients in the development of their activities in Andorra and abroad.

Its highly qualified team has a diverse and complementary academic background and professional experience abroad, and is engaged in rendering an efficient and dynamic service to its clients.

Xavier Jordana Rossell

Xavier Jordana Rossell is our exclusively recommended Business Law expert in Andorra on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Xavier directly using the contact details listed above.

Graduate in Law (University of Barcelona). Prime Assistant in the Notary’s Office in Andorra. Mayor. Judge for Civil and Commercial matters/Examining Magistrate. Member of the Governing body of the Andorran Bar Association.

Appointed by the Andorran Government as member of the “Superior Commission of Finances”. Member and President of the “Institut Nacional Andorra de Finances”, the sole authority in the supervision and control of the Andorran financial and banking system.

Minister for urban development and town and country planning. Lawyer in practice since 1996.

Firm Overview:

Established in 1997 by Xavier Jordana, during recent years the firm has consolidated its presence in the Principality of Andorra, with a strict focus on the practice of law in the three principal branches: civil (including mercantile and employment), criminal (particularly financial and matters of prevention of money laundering) and administrative.

The firm offers personal service and advice, keeping up a very close and continuous relationship with their clients. It has acted in several important operations, taking advantage of rigorous working standards and a thorough knowledge of Andorran law and society, in which significant changes are taking place.

One of the firm’s important features is its capacity and skill in dealing with cases individually and in an overall context, applying the most appropriate focus and personalised solutions.

The firm concentrates on independence, rigour and reliability in its work and in personal and professional ethics. The office works as a top-quality legal boutique and all the members are committed to compliance with common principles and objectives, such as quality work, loyalty in personal treatment, punctual information to the clients and persistence in achieving results.

Daniel Arqués i Tomàs

Daniel Arqués i Tomàs is our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in Andorra on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Daniel directly using the contact details listed above.

Daniel is a Managing Partner of the firm Arqués Ribert Junyer Advocats. He obtained his degree in Law at the University of Navarra (Spain) and joined the firm in 1989, of which he is today responsible for the area of mercantile and tax. His professional training also includes the certificate of Trademark Agent (Government of Andorra – 1996), a module on international taxation (ESADE – 2000), and a postgraduate degree in financial management (Uda and UdL – 2007/8). Mr Arqués served on the Governing Board of the Andorran Bar from 1995 to 2002 and has been a contributing professor to the postgraduate course in Andorran Law since 2002. He speaks Catalan, Spanish and English.

Firm Overview:

Arqués Ribert Junyer Advocats was established in Andorra la Vella in 1964 by the attorney Josep Maria Arqués Campillo. The law firm is run by three managing partners and has a team of 16 lawyers and legal advisors. The firm has been ranked yearly by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe as the leading company in General Business Law since 2006; its three managing partners being ranked likewise. The firm mainly advises companies and individuals on family assets, and provides them with advice in the corporate, tax, mercantile, town planning, labour, intellectual property, regulatory, financial and corporate finance areas. The international clients of the firm include banks, financial institutions and multinational corporations with interests in the Principality as well as other law firms which act on behalf of their clients. In January 2012, the firm opened an office in Barcelona (Spain), where five lawyers work in the regulatory, financial, corporate, tax and mercantile areas.