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Bruno Santiago

Bruno Santiago became a partner in 2015. He re-joined the firm in 2005, after collaborating with the firm between 2000 and 2002. He is a member of the tax team.

Bruno is a Lawyer Specialist in Tax Law that practices in domestic and international taxation, both in consulting and in dispute resolution.

He coordinates dedicated teams in advising clients in cross-border transactions and transfer pricing taking advantage of his knowledge of Angolan and Mozambican taxation, product of his collaboration with the Africa Team - an internal structure that guarantees, on a permanent basis, and in close cooperation with the member firms of the MLGTS Legal Circle, personalised day-to-day assistance to clients on those jurisdictions.

He has also a strong activity in tax disputes and arbitration covering income taxes, VAT, property taxes as well as stamp duty on financial operations, in administrative, judicial and penalties proceedings. 

Bruno represents clients from various sectors – financial services, oil and gas, energy, real estate and construction, media and advertising, pharmaceuticals, and private clients.


Practice Areas

Tax (Administrative and Judicial Tax Litigation, Financial Taxation, International Tax and Tax Planning, Stamp Duty, Tax and General Tax Consultancy, Tax Inspections and Audits).


Law Degree (Law Faculty of the University of Coimbra, 2000). Postgraduate Studies in Economic and European Criminal Law (Law Faculty of the University of Coimbra, 2000). Postgraduate Studies in Taxation (Instituto Superior de Gestão, 2001). LL.M. in Taxation (London School of Economics and Political Sciences, 2004). Master’s Degree in Corporate Law (Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, 2007). Postgraduate Studies in Accounting Normalization System and IRC Code (IDEEF, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, 2009).
Specialist Lawyer in Tax (title awarded by the Portuguese Bar Association in 2012).


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2002). Portuguese Association of Tax Consultants. Portuguese Tax Association. International Fiscal Association. International Bar Association.


Portuguese, English, French, Spanish and German.

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