José Maria Montenegro

Senior Lawyer

José Maria Montenegro joined the firm in 2005. He is a member of the tax team.

He is also a member of the sport and entertainment team – an internal team aimed to ensure, on a daily basis, expert advice on sport matters – assisting clients in the area of tax.

José Maria Montenegro has been very active in a wide variety of tax matters, namely in tax litigation, and also in advising both national and multinational corporations, covering a wide range of subjects related to double taxation treaties, VAT, corporate and personal income tax, and criminal tax law.

Since 2010, José Maria is an Invited Professor of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, teaching Tax Law I, Tax Law II and Legal Simulation.

Before joining the firm, he worked with a multinational consultant company and a national law firm in the tax area.

Between 2003 and 2004 José Maria Montenegro served as the Legal Counsellor to the XV Portuguese Government Minister of Justice.


Law Degree (Católica Porto School of Law, 2001). Postgraduate Studies in Advanced Taxation (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2005).


Portuguese, English, Italian and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2008). Portuguese Fiscal Association. Portuguese Sports Law Association.

José Maria Montenegro