José has a track record on advising domestic and international clients, dealing with the tax implications of their operations and supporting such clients with complying with their tax obligations. He has been also very involved in dealing with private clients and SME’s in the jurisdictions covered by the firm.
José has developed his career in some of the leading law firms in Portugal with a focus on tax consulting and tax litigation (both in Portugal and internationally). He has then joined McKinsey & Company Public Sector’s Tax Practice where he acted as an expert consultant for the Firm’s Public Sector practice. At CCSL Advogados José leads the tax and international investment practices covering a broad range of business sectors. José also acts as an arbitrator for tax disputes in Portugal.
José holds a law degree from the University of Lisbon – School of Law (2006) and several post-graduation degrees on tax law. José has also completed an Adv. LL.m. in International Taxation from the International Tax Center (Leiden University) where he also stayed as a teaching assistant. José is a frequent contributor to several national and international publications on tax matters and has been recognized on several occasions for his work.
José leads the tax and international investment practice of the firm focusing on transactions with international issues and with Portuguese-speaking countries and is fluent in Portuguese and English. José is a full member of the Portuguese Bar Association, Portuguese Fiscal Association (AFP) and International Fiscal Association (IFA) and has already been recognized as a leading practitioner in Portugal by International Tax Review.