José Pedroso de Melo is a specialised tax lawyer with solid experience in this area, advising in domestic and international tax law, banking and insurance, corporate and high net worth individuals’ assets restructuring, mergers and acquisitions operations, compliance procedures and tax litigation.
He began his professional career in the international audit firm Mazars Portugal, as tax manager, and later joined the tax departments of Garrigues and PLMJ, two of the major law firms in Portugal. He is currently managing associate of the tax department at SRS Advogados.
Recognised as a tax expert by the Portuguese Bar Association, where he is inscribed since 1998, he is a member of the AFP – Portuguese Fiscal Association. He is recommended as a tax lawyer by the international legal directories The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. He is also a tax arbitrator at the Centre of Administrative Arbitration (CAAD).
A speaker at several conferences on tax law, he is frequently invited to publish opinion articles regarding tax issues in economic newspapers and is a regular commentator on a specialised TV channel.