Rodrigo Flores Benavides is a senior associate with the tax practice group of CMS Grau. He graduated in 2005 from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru Law Faculty. Mr Flores’ tax advisory experience is focused on international tax matters, double tax treaties, cross-border transactions and tax planning. His work also comprises legal support to domestic and foreign companies for the conclusion of stability agreements with the government and the application of special tax regimes, as well as general tax consultancy, supervision processes and tax proceedings with different tax agencies. Before joining CMS Grau, he was an attorney in the tax area at Ernst & Young Peru and a tax analyst at IBM Peru.
Mr Flores was admitted to the Lima Bar Association in 2008, to the Peruvian Tax Law Institute in 2012 and to the International Fiscal Association (IFA) – Peruvian Branch in 2017. In 2013, he received an advanced LLM degree in international tax law from the International Tax Center of the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, where he was a teaching assistant on the tax treaties course during the 2013/2014 academic year. He remains affiliated to the International Tax Center Leiden, at which he has given lectures on international taxation and tax treaties in different countries such as Malaysia, Mexico and Panama.