Hugo Alves Leonardo

Hugo Alves Leonardo joined VdA in 2022. Associate of the Tax practice, he has been mainly focused on tax advisory to national and foreign entities, with special focus on the areas of indirect taxation.

Law degree at Universidade de Lisboa.

Masters in Tax Law at Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

Before joining the firm, Hugo worked as a Senior Consultant at PwC, where he participated in projects to implement tax optimization structures, and advised on projects to implement tax optimization structures and maximize VAT recovery (2019-2022). 

He was a trainee lawyer in the tax department of Espanha e Associados, Sociedade de Advogados SP RL (2017-2019).



  • Co-author of the article "Reforma da tributação do consumo" in "Uma Reforma Fiscal para o Século XXI" (2021);
  • Co-author of the article “O Acórdão Danske Bank e o impacto nos sujeitos passivos em Portugal”, in Sérgio Vasques (ed.) Cadernos IVA 2022, Almedina, 2022.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.


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