Miguel Pinto de Almeida

Miguel Pinto de Almeida

Baker & McKenzie


Miguel Pinto de Almeida is a counsel in the Tax group of Baker McKenzie's Luxembourg office. He has over 10 years of experience. Prior to joining the Firm, Miguel was a tax lawyer in a leading law firm in Luxembourg and a tax manager in Big Four firms in Luxembourg and in Portugal. Earlier in his career, he has also worked as a junior lawyer in the tax department of a first tier M&A/Banking and Finance law firm in Lisbon.

Practice Focus

Miguel has experience in advising clients on tax issues relating to corporate investments and financing, M&A and reorganizations. Miguel advises on reducing international corporate tax risks in relation to investment and holding structures. He has particular experience with transactions involving Latin American jurisdictions and Portugal. Miguel has also handled matters involving transfer pricing and VAT.

Miguel recently co-authored the article “Significant people functions in Luxembourg’s controlled foreign company rules” (in Revue générale de fiscalité luxembourgeoise, 2020).


  • Luxembourg (2019)
  • Portugal (2009)


  • Nova University of Lisbon (Master’s degree in Law and Management) (2012)
  • University of Porto (Graduate degree in Law) (2009)


  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish