Tiago Marreiros Moreira

Group Executive Partner Corporate Advisory & Tax | Head of Practice Partner Tax

Tiago Marreiros Moreira

Tiago Marreiros Moreira joined VdA in 2001. Corporate Advisory & Tax Group Executive Partner and Head of Practice of Tax, Tiago regularly advises domestic and international companies with regard to tax law, in sectors such as financial, energy, pharmaceutical, communications, real estate and services. He is currently also VdA Legal Partners Head of International Operations.

He represents clients in the financing, acquisition and restructuring of cross-sector national and multinational groups and companies.

Tiago plays a key role in the tax definition of transfer pricing policies for multinationals as well as in the negotiation and settlement of disputes with tax authorities and in the implementation of financial operations. 

Tiago is very active within private wealth, notably advising family offices and domestic and international private clients in the legal and tax structuring of their investments and estates, succession planning.

In 2007, Tiago won the Iberian Lawyer award “40 Under Forty”, which distinguished the top young lawyers in the Iberian Peninsula.

Law Degree, Catholic University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.

Post-Degree in Taxation, Instituto Superior de Gestão, in Lisbon. PIL Harvard Law School.

Lecturer at the Postgraduate Course in Management of Social Organizations of Economics at the Catholic University of Porto.

Before joining the firm worked as a tax consultant in the Tax Division of Price Waterhouse Portugal and as a senior consultant in Andersen Portugal's Tax Division.

Author of various books and articles namely:

  • "Portugal in Search of the Lost Competitiveness", Tribute to Professor Alberto Xavier, 2012
  • "The Issue of the Effective Taxation of Profits Distributed", Tribute to Professor José Luís Saldanha Sanches, 2011
  • "Portugal promotes itself as Gateway to World", 2010
  • "New Rules on Combating Abusive Tax Planning", 2008
  • "Madeira's Free Trade Zone Regime Extended until 2020", 2007
  • "Securitization of Credits - Some Thoughts and Proposals", 2004
  • "Transfer Pricing Under Portuguese Law", 2004
  • "Expatriation of Individuals: the Exit Tax in Portugal", 2004
  • "Long-Awaited Property Tax Reform in Portugal", 2003
  • "Transfer Pricing in the Annual Tax and Accounting Return - Practical Issues", 2003

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, by whom he was recognized as a specialist lawyer in Tax Law. 

Admitted to the Timor-Leste Bar Association (Conselho de Gestão e Disciplina).

Tax arbitrator certified by CAAD (Ministry of Justice). 

President of the Management Law Firms of the Union of International Associations (UIA) and member of Tax Commission, member of the International Fiscal Association, of the Portuguese Tax Association and of the Portuguese Tax Consultants Association.

English, French, Spanish.

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