João Miranda de Sousa has been appointed as the new managing partner of Garrigues Portugal, which currently has offices in Lisbon and Oporto. Miranda de Sousa joined the firm in 2008, since when he has been the head of Garrigues’ Intellectual Property Department at Iberian level.
Garrigues was awarded ‘Spain Tax Firm of the Year’ and ‘Spain Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year’ at the European Tax Awards ceremony held last night in London. These prestigious accolades are bestowed annually by International Tax Review (ITR) in recognition of excellence in tax matters by European firms. This year the Firm also shared a third award for its participation in the sale of ONO to Vodafone, named European Telecommunications and Technology Tax Deal of the Year. Since these awards were created in 2005, Garrigues has been named tax firm of the year on eight occasions and transfer pricing firm of the year on another three.