José Diogo Mègre Pires is a Senior Associate in the Tax Law department, performing his activities in particular in the area of international taxation, business restructuring, and inbound and outbound investments.
Throughout his professional career, he has worked actively in the area of Tax Law.
Before joining Garrigues, José Diogo Mègre Pires worked at EY in the international tax consultancy department.
José Diogo Mègre Pires started his professional career in 2010 at Deloitte, in the area of TAX TMT.
Subsequently, he did a law internship at PLMJ, from where he went on to support the founding and creation of the law firm RFF & Associados, where he worked from 2012 to 2015.
In 2015, José Diogo Mègre Pires moved to Chile, where he worked at the regional headquarters (for Latin America) of an American multinational Americana (Groupon LATAM) in the tax department, specifically supporting various group restructuring transactions, as well as regional projects in the area of transfer pricing and reporting obligations of the various enterprises of the group.
José Diogo Mègre Pires has been a member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 2014.
Law Degree from the Law Faculty of the Universidade de Direito de Lisboa (2010). Completed the course of study on the MSc in Tax Law at the Law Faculty of the Universidade de Lisboa (2011). Master’s in Business and Administration (MBA) from the Universidad de Santiago do Chile (2016). Intensive course in account for legal experts at the Law Faculty of the Universidade de Direito de Lisboa (2011). Various seminars and courses specializing in the area of tax law.
José Diogo Mègre Pires has collaborated as author and co-author in various national and international publications, including the following:
“International Aspects of the New Portuguese Corporate Income Tax Regime: Enhancing Tax Competition in the European Market” - European Taxation February 2014
“Tax Arbitration in Portugal: A New Tax Dispute Resolution Model” - Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business - Center for International Legal Studies - Wolters Kluwer 2013
“Doing Business in Angola (actualization)” - Juris Publishing April 2015
“Cape Verde Tax Guide” - Tax Planning International Review (Bloomberg BNA) March 2015
“Angolan Tax Guide” - Tax Planning International Review (Bloomberg BNA) March 2015
“Corporate Income Tax Reform in Portugal” - Tax Planning International Review (Bloomberg BNA) June 2014
“El régimen de excepción de regularización tributaria (RERT III) portugués” - Consultor Tributario - La Ley Uruguay Diciembre 2012