Bruno Santiago


Bruno Santiago joined the firm in 2005. Partner since 2015 and co-coordinator of the tax department.

Bruno is a Lawyer Specialist in Tax Law, a title granted by the Portuguese Bar Association, exercising his practice in domestic and international taxation, both in consulting and in litigation and dispute resolution.

With over 20 years of experience, he leads teams dedicated to client monitoring in mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and international investment transactions.

He is a regular presence in the tax courts, accompanying clients in litigation related to income taxes, VAT, property taxes and stamp duty on financial transactions.

Bruno Santiago advises clients in various industries, including energy, oil & gas, real estate and construction, private equity and private clients.

He was awarded by the Portuguese Tax Association’s 40th Anniversary Award, four times the Client Choice Award (in Corporate Tax and in Private Clients) and also distinguished by Chambers and Partners in the High Net Worth guide and by the Private Client Global Elite Directory.

"solid and trusted adviser for all of a client's needs in the tax field." 

Chambers Europe

Lexology Client Choice Award 2023,  in the category of Private Client.
Lexology Client Choice Award 2023,  in the category of Private Client.
Client Choice Award 2021,  in the category of Corporate Tax.


Law Degree (Coimbra Faculty of Law, 2000). Postgraduate Studies in Economic and European Criminal Law (Coimbra Faculty of Law, 2000). Postgraduate Studies in Taxation (ISG - Business & Economics School, 2001). Course in Interpretation and Application of Double Tax Treaties (International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, 2002). LL.M. in Taxation (London School of Economics and Political Sciences, 2004). Course in Corporate Financing (International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, 2006). Master’s Degree in Corporate Law (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2007). Postgraduate Studies in Accounting Normalization System and IRC Code (Instituto de Direito Económico, Financeiro e Fiscal da Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa (IDEFF), 2009). Lex Mundi Business Management Program, Cambridge Judge Business School (Cambridge, 2019). INSEAD, Leadership Transition Programme (2021).


Portuguese, English, French, Spanish and German.


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

Bruno Santiago