Diogo Duarte de Oliveira

Baker McKenzie


Diogo Duarte de Oliveira is a partner in charge of the Tax Department of Baker McKenzie's Luxembourg office. He has over 16 years of experience. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie in 2019, Diogo was tax partner and head of tax at the top-ranked practice of a Benelux leading law firm. He was also an international corporate tax manager with a Big Four audit firm in Luxembourg (and in Mexico City as a secondee).

Practice Focus

Diogo advises asset managers and a wide range of private and institutional investors on fund raising, management incentive strategies and transactions’ structuring. 

Diogo contributes regularly to renowned international tax journals and is a regular speaker at international conferences. In 2018, Diogo was a guest speaker at the IBA Congress in Rome to address EC’s approach to Illegal (Tax) State Aid and in 2019 he was a guest speaker at IBA Congress in London to address Mandatory Disclosures under the so-called DAC 6.

Representative Legal Matters

Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, some of his recent notable projects include:

  • Assisting Rhône Group and WeWork on their joint UK and US real estate investments.
  • Assisting the Accor Group’s reorganization, carving out the hotel business and creating the Luxembourg platform and management incentive program

Professional Honors

  • Band 3 individual ranking by Chambers in 2020
  • Named as Leading Individual by Legal 500 in 2020
  • Tier 1 practice by Legal 500 in 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tax Committee of the Luxembourg AmCham - Member 
  • Tax Work Groups of the Luxembourg Bankers’ Association (ABBL) - Member 
  • American Bar Association (ABA) - Member 
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA) - Member 
  • International Bar Association (IBA) - Member 


  • Luxembourg~Luxembourg (2012)
  • Portugal~Portugal (2003)


  • Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (Certified Tax Advisor) (2008)
  • Leiden University (LL.M. International Taxation) (2006)
  • Inst. Superieur de Gestion (Master's degree Tax) (2005)
  • University of Lausanne (2002)
  • Catholic University


  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Co-author, "Clarifications on the Newly Introduced Profit Participating Incentive Scheme," Baker McKenzie InsightPlus, 22 February 2021

Co-author, "Interest Deduction Limitation Rule - New Guidance Released by the Luxembourg Tax Authorities," Baker McKenzie InsightPlus, 9 February 2021

ECJ 2019 Danish Beneficial Ownership rulings, published with AGEFI in March 2019

Luxembourg chapter of ICLG’s 2016 International Comparative Legal Guide to Private Equity

Bloomberg’s BNA Tax Planning International, Luxembourg’s Exchange of Information under Tax Treaties 2014