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Transfer pricing
Baker Tilly

Baker Tilly provides tax and transfer pricing consultancy. The department is led by transfer pricing partner João Aranha and tax partner Tiago Veloso.

For the last year the firm has supported designing a transfer pricing group policy for a large company working in Portugal, Spain, Brazil and Mexico. It has also assessed credit risks and determined arm´s length interest rates and warranty interest rates for a group headquartered in Portugal.

In 2017 the firm hired associate partner Pedro Manuel and senior manager Anabela Oliveira.

In 2018 senior tax consultant Lénia Sousa left the firm and joined Antas da Cunha Ecija & Associados as a tax associate. Manager Teresa Novo left and joined FCB Sociedade de Advogados. Tax supervisor Tito Caldeira left the firm and became an independent business consultant. Transfer pricing senior consultant Joao Praxedes left the firm and joined EY. Senior consultant Ricardo Barracho left the firm to join PwC as a senior consultant.

Deloitte

Deloitte has offices in Lisbon, Oporto and Lunda providing services in tax and transfer pricing. Partners Rosa Soares and Patrícia Matos lead the transfer pricing team, which consists of 30 transfer pricing specialists. 

The firm has completed a business model and transfer pricing global policy revamp for a listed Portuguese conglomerate. It also assisted in the entire administrative defensive process, including the design and structuring of the argumentation and strategy for a client last year.

EY

The EMEIA Tax Center at EY is organised as a supranational entity covering the entire Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region, with its Intercompany Effectiveness and operational transfer pricing practice serving clients’ needs across all jurisdictions.

Led by Oslo-based partner Sveinung Baumann-Larsen, it brings together multi-disciplinary experience and resources focused on IT, accounting, and tax from the entire region in its work. This work covers some of the leading global companies in their respective fields and includes those involved in retail and consumer products, energy and pharmaceuticals, to name but a few.

Garrigues

Garrigues is a leading full-service firm in Portugal. It performs transfer pricing analysis and benchmark studies, and supports clients in transfer pricing documentation.

Fernando Castro Silva leads the transfer pricing team and has been involved in many cases involving high-value companies. It has assisted foreign investors with transfer pricing analysis and benchmarks for determining the appropriate tax rates on such financing agreements.

Former EY tax manager Mariana Martins Silva joined the firm in January 2018 as a senior associate. Senior associates Diana Vieira and Rafael Graça also left the firm earlier this year.

Uría Menéndez – Proença de Carvalho

Uría Menéndez – Proença de Carvalho’s transfer pricing team is led by Filipe Romão. Romão has been a partner at the firm for 13 years and specialises in M&A and tax inspections and disputes. 

Currently the firm is advising the Conforama group on its transfer pricing policy. It has also been involved in a transfer pricing controversy for another client over the last 12 months. 

Former EY senior tax consultant in Luxembourg joined the firm earlier this year as a trainee lawyer. Counsel Miguel Durham Agrellos and associate Paulo Pichel left the firm in the past year and joined Durham Agrellos & Associados.