Mulyono Mulyono

Leaders in Law endorses Mulyono as our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in Indonesia. If you wish to get in touch with Mulyono, please use the contact information provided above.

Mulyono is passionate to learn and share about Taxation, Accounting, Finance, and Legal topics. He has accounting, finance, and legal backgrounds. Mulyono has triple masters in finance (University of Indonesia), law (University of Padjajaran), and Notary (Pelita Harapan University), as well as several professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Certified Financial Planner, Certified Management Accountant, and Affiliate Wealth Manager. He is also a licensed legal counsel in Tax Court, licensed advocate and member of Indonesian Advocate Association (PERADI), and a registered tax consultant. He is currently pursuing Doctorate degree in Law.

Before setting up Mul & Co, he has an extensive working experience in tax and legal environments. His experience in taxation field extends to tax dispute, tax due diligence, tax advisory, tax compliance, as well as company restructuring. Some of the well-respected companies in which he gained his experience among others are McKinsey & Company, PB Taxand (formerly known as PB & Co.), and Baker McKenzie (Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners). He serves variety of multi-national clients from many industries, among others are in manufacturing, trading, real estate, Mining & Oil and Gas, telecommunication, hospitality, and services.

His unique combination of the technical knowledge in tax, accounting, finance, legal, as well as his expertise of Indonesian taxation business process system enable him to become a trusted advisor to the clients. He is able to deliver holistic and practical taxation services to the clients and to accomplish complex and challenging tax-related projects.

Firm Description:

Mul & Co is one of a very few Law Firms in Indonesia that specializes in taxation fields. Mul & Co is founded by experienced practitioners with multi disciplinary backgrounds in tax, law, accounting, and finance. We believe that our success depends upon our clients’ satisfaction. clients, therefore we always strive to provide our clients with the best possible solution to their tax matters.

Our firm brings a rich understanding of Indonesia’s unique business and legal culture to provide our tax services to our client. Our firm is also staffed by dedicated professionals with a deep understanding of taxation law regulations and business culture. We are also independent, we are free from lengthy conflict checks process, which can sometimes be time-consuming.

What we offer

  • Tax Civil Review – In the case that that the Taxpayers receive an unfavorable Appeal or Lawsuit Decision from the Tax Court, we can assist in filing Civil Review Petition to the Supreme Court for reconsideration.
  • Tax Appeal & Lawsuit – After the Objection Decision has been issued by the Regional Tax Office, the next process is the Appeal Process in the Tax Court. In the case that the Tax Office issues a decision other than an Objection Decision, the taxpayer can file a lawsuit to the Tax Court. We can represent the Taxpayers as their Legal Counsel in the Tax Court.
  • Tax Objection – If the Taxpayers disagree with the Tax Assessment Letters as the result from a Tax Audit, the Taxpayer can file for objection to the Regional Tax Office. The Regional Tax Office will issue an Objection Decision which will accept or reject the Taxpayer’s objection.
  • Tax Audit – During a Tax Audit, we are available for a private consultation. We can also assist the Taxpayers in handling Tax Audit properly. We can discuss and explain the Taxpayer’s stance with reasonable legal and technical arguments along with relevant supporting documents to the Tax Auditors.
  • Tax Refund – In an overpayment position (Income Tax & VAT), the Taxpayers can file for a restitution to the Tax Office. The Taxpayers will subject to Tax Audit. We can represent, provide advise, and assist the Taxpayers to prepare necessary documentations for the Tax Auditors and State Treasury. We work until the refund has been made.
  • Merger & Acquisition and Corporate Restructuring – Corporate taxpayers may need to undertake corporate restructuring to minimize tax exposures, maximize tax savings, and comply with the prevailing tax and legal regulations. Efficient and early tax planning can add value in a transaction by reducing both actual transaction tax costs and long-term sustainable tax rates.
  • Tax Due Dilligence – The Taxpayers may need to identify the tax implications for particular transactions or business model and identify areas of weaknesses that may cause lost of opportunities or may lead to expensive and time-consuming disputes with the tax authorities.
  • Tax Advisory – The Taxpayers often seek to understand the potential tax implications prior executing certain commercial transactions to mitigate taxation risks and avoid future administrative sanctions. We can assist the Taxpayers to identify the best possible and workable tax advise and seek ways to implement the optimum tax solutions and alternatives.
  • Tax Compliance – We assist the Taxpayers in the actual preparation/review of the tax returns for periodic reporting requirements. We educate and empower our clients’ in-house accounting team to establish the standards and routine procedures. Once the routines have been established, we continue to supervise and review periodic compliance documents.

 

Typhanie Afschrift

Leaders in Law endorses Typhanie Afschrift as our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in Switzerland. If you wish to get in touch with Typhanie please use the contact information provided above.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Business Law

Member of the Bar

  • Member of the French speaking Bar of Brussels
  • Member of the Bars of Madrid, Antwerp, Fribourg, Luxembourg (List IV) and since 1994 of Geneva
  • Foreign Lawyer, member of the Law Society of Hong-Kong
  • Deputy Magistrate at the Court of Appeal of Brussels

Languages

  • French
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Spanish

Founding Partner and Managing Partner

Typhanie AFSCHRIFT is an experienced, dynamic lawyer, passionate about her profession and active on many levels. She is first and foremost a specialist in tax law who, in Switzerland, practices in her two offices in Fribourg and Geneva. She also has an important activity abroad.

She will defend you with energy and subtlety against the tax authorities at the cantonal, federal and international levels. Her concern is generally to reach reasonable agreements with the tax authorities as soon as possible, but she can also be very firm with the tax authorities when necessary.

She pleads with conviction and determination. With her extensive international experience, acquired, in addition to Switzerland, at the Bars of Brussels, Antwerp, Luxembourg, Madrid, Hong Kong and Tel Aviv, places where she is still active, she organizes a defense, or an offensive, by not neglecting any detail.

In the tax field as in others – notably corporate law, inheritance and international contracts – she makes it her duty to organize all the stages of a transaction, as a true strategist. It is not for nothing that she has been nicknamed “the strategist in Dior”. She has also put her talents at the service of teaching by obtaining recognition at the university level for her “exceptional merits equivalent to a doctoral thesis”, then by teaching income tax, corporate tax, VAT, and the philosophy of taxation at the University of Brussels.

She is the author of numerous books and other publications (more than 150) and she excels as a speaker: she has spoken at more than 250 conferences and symposiums in a dozen countries. She is also an influential voice in the print and broadcast media.

A client said of her: “Typhanie AFSCHRIFT is an outstanding professional with remarkable listening skills and creativity. Typhanie is result oriented and Typhanie thoroughness makes her an accessible lawyer for the clients. Typhanie is excellent in anticipation as well as in the management of conflictual situations for both private and corporate clients”.

Firm Description:

Recognized for a quarter of a century for advising, defending and strategizing for our clients, we accompany you in Switzerland and from Switzerland to the world. We defend your interests as an individual or as a company. Our specialized team will meet your expectations in the areas of legal and tax matters, VAT, asset management, inheritance, donations and succession, business and commercial law, compliance and many other areas.

A specialized and versatile tea

What appeals to our clients at Afschrift Tax & Legal is the personalized relationship, the quality advice, and the innovation that we bring to them. Our lawyers are versatile and masterful in all the aspects of the law in order to bring you a pragmatic answer and a help to the decision.

Your lawyer: your privileged partner

Like a private banker, we are your “private lawyer”. The relationship between our lawyers and you is based on a lasting personal relationship. This relationship is based on mutual trust and is strengthened over time as we get to know your specific case and your general needs. We are your “Trusted Advisor” in legal, judicial and tax matters, as we have a comprehensive view of your situation and your assets.

Our lawyers are advisors and litigators

This gives you twice the advantage. We cement the legal security of your operations and maximize your chances. In the event of arbitration or litigation, we are equipped to ensure that you emerge unscathed as much as possible.

Our lawyers in Switzerland

We advise both Swiss clients in the Swiss Confederation and in their business abroad and foreign clients in their business in Switzerland. Admitted to the Bars of Brussels, Antwerp, Luxembourg and Madrid, and a foreign lawyer in Hong Kong, Mr. AFSCHRIFT is a member of the Bars of Fribourg and Geneva since 1995. Our offices in these two cities bring together lawyers who advise our clients in all matters of taxation, business structuring and wealth planning.

Afschrift Tax & Legal abroad

Aware of the increasing internationalization of our clients’ private and professional activities and of the complexity of the tax aspects of these activities, our firm ensures a presence in the most important countries for our clients. That is why Afschrift Tax & Legal has had offices in Brussels, Antwerp, Madrid, Geneva, Freiburg, Luxembourg, Tel Aviv and Hong Kong for many years. The lawyers who work there can meet with the clients who wish to do so, whether they are foreigners or residents of these countries.

 

Burçin Gözlüklü

Leaders in Law endorses Burçin Gözlüklü as our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in Turkey. If you wish to get in touch with Burçin please use the contact information provided above.

Burçin Gözlüklü is the founder of Centrum Sworn-In Financial Advisory and Consulting Inc. and he serves as the managing partner. He also serves as the chairman of ETL Turkey Office, which is a part of Germany based ETL Group, one of the top Tax and Audit companies in worldwide. Centrum has been listed as Best Tax Firm in Turkey for 2018 by International Tax Review, a leading International Publisher in tax world.

Before establishing the Centrum Group, Burçin has worked as a tax inspector within the Turkish Ministry of Finance Tax Inspectors Board for 10 years.

Beginning from the mid-2008, he was appointed as the Secretary General of the Turkish Accounting Standards Board (now named as Public Oversight Board), and took the leadership role of adopting the international accounting standards (IFRS/IAS) into Turkish legislation for 3 years. During this period, he participated as a member in the Asian – Oceanian Standard Setters Group (AOSSG) and as an observer member in the World Standard Setters (WSS) Group.

During his duty as Secretary General, he actively participated in the preparation of the New Turkish Commercial Code (TCC) as well as he represented our country regarding accounting and audit legislations of new TCC during the negotiation process of EU Acquis’ Company Law Chapter with EU Commission.

The European Union acquis represented our country in terms of accounting and auditing regulations of the new TCC during the negotiation of the Company Law chapter with the EU Commission.

After he left public sector in 2010, he became the Group Audit Coordinator of Koç Holding Inc., which is the biggest conglomerate and the only Top 250 Fortune’s Global Listing company in Turkey. For three years before establishing Centrum, Burçin served as the Tax Management Coordinator of Koç companies responsible from the tax advisory and management of the group firms.

Burçin Gözlüklü has received his BA degree in Business Administration from the Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences. He has a Ph.D. degree in finance and accounting from Başkent University.

Between the 2011 and 2014 years, he served as the member of Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) intellectual rights sub-study group. Between 2011 and 2013 years, he represented TÜSİAD in the Commissions of Public Oversight, Accounting and Auditing Standards Authority.

He has been the executive board member of the International Financial Management Association of Turkey since 2013.

In 2020, he was elected as the executive board member of the Istanbul Economy Summit and as the independent member of the board of director of a listed company, Yeni Gimat GYO A.Ş.

He holds Sworn-in CPA and independent auditor degrees and he is fluent in English.

Specialty Areas

Firm Description:

Centrum provides services to many international and domestic companies in the fields of tax, independent audit, corporate finance, internal audit, corporate risk, management consultancy. In addition to the corporate services that it specializes in, it also offers comprehensive tax consultancy and tax compliance services.

Since its establishment in 2015, with more then 400 customers and 50 employees, it has become just one of Turkey’s fastest growing consulting firm within 5 years. It provides consultancy services to a large number of corporate firms, with partners consisting of 5 people, each of whom are experts in their fields, and a staff, 40% of whom hold a master’s degree. Centrum has achieved a unique place in sector since It is Turkey’s first firm specializing in international consulting and transfer pricing.

Centrum has received the “European Tax Awards of the Year: Tax Firm of the Year 2018” award by the International Tax Review, which is considered as the most reliable international publication in terms of evaluating tax firms. It is also listed as “Top Tier Transfer Pricing Firm” and “Top Tier Tax Firm” in the World Transfer Pricing 2019 and World Tax Guide 2019 issues published by International Tax Review.

At the beginning of 2019, Centrum has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Germany-based ETL Global in order to strengthen its activities worldwide, and has received the status of Turkey Office of ETL Global. ETL Global operates in more than 50 countries with more than 40 years of history and more than 1000 offices. ETL Global is ranked among the top 5 tax and audit companies in Germany and has an income more than 810 million Euros only in Germany. Its combined worldwide income is at the level of 1.3 Billion Euros. The company has around 850 offices in Germany. ETL Global operates worldwide with more than 9,000 employees and more than 200,000 customers.

 

Neil Smith

Leaders in Law endorses Lucie Blažková as our exclusively recommended Business Law expert in Czech Republic. If you wish to get in touch with Lucie please use the contact information provided above.

Qualifications: LLB (Hons); Diploma in Legal Practice.

Experience: Neil is a Scottish lawyer with extensive experience in corporate structuring and general commercial matters.

Neil is on the BNA International’s committee for its online service. Out of the office Neil’s interests include sport and politics and he is an accomplished after dinner speaker.

Firm Description:

The Nordeq group of companies provides independent, cross-border financial solutions to a global client base. With offices in Copenhagen and Auckland, we offer professional services to the private and institutional investor, tackling challenges arising from cross-border investments, structuring and financing-related issues.

The dynamic global environment in which we operate demands ever-increasing levels of understanding, planning and agility. Trust is the cornerstone of our business and we work closely with our clients and partners for the best solution. At Nordeq, relationships – just as investments – are nurtured in order to grow to their full potential.

Our team of specialist lawyers and accountants represent a range of nationalities and work across languages, specialising in corporate law, M & A,  tax, financing, accounting and banking. Our services range from the provision of international tax advice to the implementation of international corporate and trust structures, company domiciliation and administration, accountancy, and specialist project management. We have the ability to offer in-house solutions across jurisdictions spanning the globe.

 

Mauricio Cisternas López

Leaders in Law endorses Mauricio Cisternas López as our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in the Chile. If you wish to get in touch with Mauricio, please use the contact information provided above.

Lawyer from the University of the Andes, with postgraduate studies in Tax Law from the University of Santiago; Master in Tax Planning and Management from the University of Santiago (2004); Diploma in Real Estate Law from the University of the Andes (2011), and Continuing Education Program in Calgary University, Alberta, Canada (2007).

His professional experience has been cantered in the area of corporate tax consulting to national and foreign clients, preferentially in company reorganisations, merger and acquisition processes; legal reports in tax law; family asset management and/or inheritance; and, fiscal judicial and administrative defences. He has developed his career in diverse law firms and auditing and consulting companies.

Firm Overview:

A Chilean law firm created in the year 2000 with the purpose of dealing with the resolution of conflicts in business. It is formed by professionals specialised in negotiation, litigation and other areas related to business activity.

Our work is focused on the prevention and resolution of conflicts. To this purpose, we have prepared by carefully selecting the specialties, skills and experience of our professionals.

 

LY Tayseng

Leaders in Law endorses Milko Baiz as our exclusively recommended Administrative Law expert in the Aruba. If you wish to get in touch with Milko, please use the contact information provided above.

Mr. Ly is an experienced business lawyer with demonstrated focus and expertise in the areas of Corporate, Banking, Securities, Merger and Acquisition, Mining and Energy, Real Estate, Arbitration and Commercial Litigation.

He acts regularly for, and advise local and foreign banks, state enterprises, and other multinational corporations on complex financing projects, equity investments, IPOs, corporate bonds, M&As, aircraft leasing, telecommunication and infrastructure projects.

He is accredited by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia to advise on securities laws and regulations, by the Ministry of Commerce as a Mark Agent, and is a Labor Arbitrator for the Labor Arbitration Council. He is also a member and/or director of other local and international business chambers and associations.

Practice Areas

  • Aircraft Leasing & Purchase
  • Banking & Finance
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy, Infrastructure & Mining
  • Insurance and Trust
  • Telecommunication and Technology

Languages

  • Khmer
  • English
  • French

Education

  • Master of Laws, The King’s College London, UK, 2019
  • Leadership in Law Firm, Harvard Law School, USA, 2016
  • Master of Laws, Nagoya University, Japan, 2003
  • Bachelor of Laws, University Lumière Lyon 2, France, 2000
  • Bachelor of Laws, Royal University of Law and Economics, Cambodia, 2000

Memberships

  • The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia
  • International Bar Association
  • Labor Arbitrator for the Arbitration Council, Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training

Firm Overview:

Established in 2005, HBS Law is a highly regarded multi-service law firm. We work with a broad client base which includes major international and Asian companies. Our team has solid expertise to assist foreign and local clients in a wide range of sectors. We also assist educational institutions, international organizations, Government agencies and senior Government leaders.

A combination of teamwork, specialist skills and cooperative relationships with Government means that we are at the forefront of Cambodia’s rapid legal development. HBS Law is frequently called upon to participate in precedent-setting deals and advice on new legislation and regulations.

By building our business in response to clients’ needs, HBS Law has become a significant and credible practice in South East Asia. Our philosophy of developing relations of trust and honesty with our clients is profoundly important. Consequently, our clients entrust us with their most complex legal matters.

HBS Law is particularly proud of its role as a corporate citizen. We provide a pro bono service for people who cannot afford legal services, focusing on aid to children, victims of domestic violence and other vulnerable members of our community. We provide a learning forum for law graduates, junior lawyers, judicial officers and law enforcement officers throughout the country.

We are thankful to all our colleagues who are striving to maintain HBS Law as a leading law firm and all our valued clients who have trusted us as their business partners. We look forward to welcoming new clients to benefit from our experience and honest, balanced services.

 

Dominique Pepin

Leaders in Law endorses Dominique Pepin as our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in Barbados. If you wish to get in touch with Dominique please use the contact information provided above.

Dominique Pepin is an attorney-at-law with a Master in taxation. She was formerly a Tax Partner with Ernst & Young in Barbados and founded Tailored’s group in 2015.

Dominique served as a director on the Board of the Barbados International Business Association (“BIBA”) until recently and was Chair of BIBA’s Tax Committee for several years. She was a member of the Task Force which advised Government on the new tax regime implemented in January 2019. Dominique still represents BIBA on the Barbados Treaty Negotiating Team.

Dominique has gained wide and in-depth knowledge in Barbados and Caribbean tax matters generally. Her experience includes advising on cross-border transactions, international, regional and local corporate structuring, assistance with audits conducted by the tax authorities, relocation of High Net Worth Individuals, etc.

Dominique has authored a number of articles on various tax topics. Her extensive experience has allowed her to be a speaker at many conferences in Barbados, Latin America and Canada.

Firm Description:

Tailored Tax Solutions is a boutique firm specialised in tax and immigration matters. Our team is composed of experienced legal and accounting professionals, who can assist you with all tax aspects in relation to your activities in the Caribbean. Specifically, our services include, but are not limited to:

a) Tax advisory services, including, corporate and personal tax, withholding tax, value added tax, property transfer tax and stamp duty;
b) Assistance with Immigration matters, including applications for Special Entry Permits and Work Permits;
c) Preparation of corporate and personal tax returns as well as Value Added tax returns and assistance with other compliance matters;
d) Assistance with tax audits, objections and appeals; and
e) Generally, provide tax advice in respect of Barbados tax law and practice.

We also render tax services in regard to other Caribbean countries such as, but not limited to, Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

As a member of Prime Global, we have access to resources in over 80 countries, which allow us to provide seamless global solutions.

 

Farid Nabili

Leaders in Law endorses Farid Nabili as our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in Azerbaijan. If you wish to get in touch with Farid please use the contact information provided above.

Managing Partner at Caspian Legal Center. He possesses LL.B degree from Baku State University and LL.M degree from Central European University. Mr. Nabili has more than 12 years of experience in commercial and business law. He has worked as in-house legal counsel and legal director for a local holding group, legal adviser for the Central Bank of Azerbaijan, head of tax law reforms unit at the Ministry of Taxes and a local law firm. Mr.Nabili is well experienced in international transactions, company law, real estate and construction, financial and tax law.

Firm Description:

Caspian Legal Center is a Baku-based full-service Azerbaijani law and tax consultancy firm. We mainly specialize in commercial and company law matters, as well as wide-range legal support and consulting to businesses regarding the establishment and operation of commercial entities in Azerbaijan.

As a one-stop-shop consulting company, we provide corporate law services and business-set ups, immigration consultancy, employment law services, intellectual property services, law and tax services related to oil-gas industry, contract drafting and negotiations, construction law support, tax and accounting services in Azerbaijan. , dispute resolution and litigation services (including debt recovery), consultancy legal services in real estate and purchase of property in Azerbaijan. 

We also provide legal advice and representation services to foreign individuals regarding family relations, employment, immigration, inheritance, recognition and enforcement of foreign judicial judgments in the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Apart from specializations, we provide full and general legal services in Azerbaijan, law consultancy, tax consultancy and advisory, immigration services and accounting services for businesses.

The majority of our clients are multinational companies, operating in Azerbaijan or having business transactions with local companies, including FORTUNE Global 500 companies. We operate in diverse industries, including oil and gas, energy and natural resources, renewable energy, ICT, construction, hospitality and HORECA, industrial manufacturing, machinery, agriculture, food industry, education industry, services industry, import and export, wholesale and retail industry, as well as consult to public and government entities. Please contact us for updated company and clients profile documents.

Experience

CLC law firm was established by lawyers and tax consultants with extended experience in practical business law in Azerbaijan. Our team has a western legal education and are skilled in international standards and international law aspects of business operations. We are fluent in English, Russian, Azerbaijani and Turkish languages.

Strong knowledge of local legislation, case-law and court practice, and approach of government institutions, involvement in the business-friendly legislative reform initiative and representing businesses before state authorities have been a key aspect of our experience. Our team members have previously worked and provided services for several local holding groups, plants, import/export businesses, construction companies, banks (including the Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan), ministries (Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Taxes, Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and law firms.

CLC advisers and attorneys are well experienced in contract negotiation (representing and accompanying client), drafting, analysis of multi-million contracts, including FIDIC contracts, and dispute resolution and debt recovery cases.

CLC intensively follows legal reforms and business incentives and advises clients on relevant opportunities, including tax and duty exemptions, free zones and other business promotional incentives.

Our Legal Practice has been ranked by IFLR 1000 as Recommended Law firm for 2020 and as one of the leading law firms in Azerbaijan by Legal 500, alongside with other international awards and listings of western diplomatic bodies in Baku.

CLC Tax Practice is ranked by World Tax 2020 as the only reviewed consultancy company from Azerbaijan. Moreover, our Managing Partner, Mr Farid Nabili has been appointed by the International Bar Association as Tax Reporter from Azerbaijan. We constantly update our clients about tax reforms and amendments ongoing in the country, as well as, proposing tax amendments in order to comply with the best international practices for improving the business environment in Azerbaijan.

 

Eugene Martis

Leaders in Law endorses Eugene Martis as our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in Aruba. If you wish to get in touch with Eugene please use the contact information provided above.

Eugene H.J. Martis (Curaçao, 1960) obtained his civil law and tax law degree at the University of Leiden. He also completed a vocational training for company lawyers of the Association of Company Lawyers in the Netherlands (Nederlands Genootschap voor Bedrijfsjuristen).

After having worked several years in the Netherlands as a legal/tax consultant and afterwards as general counsel with an insurance company, he joined Brown Lawyers in 1992 and became a partner in the firm in 1998.

He provides legal advice to mostly corporate clients and to semi-governmental companies, insurance companies, financial institutions and to several other local businesses.

He is a member of the Aruban Bar Association and the Inter American Bar Association. He is a board member with several business, community and service organizations.

Firm Description:

Brown Lawyers is a top-tier Aruban law firm, having accumulated 25 years of experience and knowledge in Aruban, regional and international legal affairs. We provide the legal services which are most important for today’s businesses and individuals in need of counseling. We provide our local and international clients with a full range of expert legal services, such as advice and counsel on all legal and regulatory matters, advocacy, representation in litigation and collection of claims.

We endeavor to find the most effective solution for our client’s needs and to accomplish the desired goals and results in an efficient but thorough and well thought out manner, while ensuring that the chances of success are constantly evaluated and optimized.

 

Irina Neves Ferreira

Leaders in Law endorses Irina Neves Ferreira as our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in Angola. If you wish to get in touch with Irina please use the contact information provided above.

Irina Neves Ferreira joined the firm in 2013. She is a lawyer with considerable international experience, especially in the Angolan jurisdiction. In this market she has been involved in operations concerning private investment, insurance law, real estate (including the support to the negotiation of lease contracts for petrol companies), tax law, foreign exchange law and customs. She is also highly experienced in corporate compliance attained throughout her experience as counsel for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region in the international compliance team of a multinational company in the IT area.

In the area of corporate and commercial law she has acted as legal advisor in several mergers, acquisitions and disposals of companies, including the acquisition and disposal of companies with head offices in Portugal and Angola, on behalf of domestic and foreign clients in various sectors, such as the oil sector, construction, information technologies and communications Irina provides general legal advice to numerous national and foreign companies in the areas of commercial and corporate law and assists in the negotiation of investment contracts and advises several clients on mining law.

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English
  • French

Memberships

  • Angola Bar Association (admitted in 2013). Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2006).

Education

  • Law Degree (Law Faculty of Nova University of Lisbon, 2003).
  • Postgraduate Studies in Information Society Law (Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, 2007).
  • Specialization course: “Introduction to the common law” (ISCTE and Law Faculty of Nova University of Lisbon, 2008).

Firm Description:

We are a leading company in the Angolan market, as we believe in a truly independent advocacy focused on the client.

We have a strong and multidisciplinary team of lawyers and combine solid local knowledge with vast international experience, thus enabling us to provide excellent legal services in the Angolan market.

We work with national and international clients, offering highly relevant assistance in strategic sectors such as banking and insurance, energy and natural resources, real estate, construction, industry and services. The high quality of our work, combined with effective availability, allows us to be fully committed to our clients in the most challenging transactions in their sectors of activity.

We are exclusive members in Angola of the Morais Leitão Legal Circle network, which also includes Portugal, Mozambique and Cape Verde. Our participation in international networks represents an outstanding advantage to our clients as we are prepared to follow them to different markets and jurisdictions.