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Jorge S. Narváez-Hasfura

Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.


With 37 years of experience, he has been voted as the Latin America Tax Litigation and Disputes Practice Leader of the Year (2020) by the International Tax Review. He has been ranked as one of the leading tax practitioners in Mexico by Chambers & Partners every year since 2011 and as of 2018 he has been ranked in three different practice areas; he has been ranked by Legal 500 and by World Tax as one of the top tax disputes attorneys in Mexico and praised by well-known international publications for his tax controversy work alongside his very strong practice in international tax law. Currently as of 2023, he has been chairing the Mexican Tax Practice Group and as of 2014, he has been chairing the Global Tax Dispute Resolution Group of Baker McKenzie. Formerly, he has acted as Chair of the Latin American Tax Practice Group and member of the Global Tax Steering Committee of Baker McKenzie and also part of the Global Financial Committee of Baker McKenzie.

In March 2012 he was appointed by the Mexican President, for a four-year term, as honorary Independent Advisor and Member of the Sounding Board of the Mexican Taxpayers’ Ombudsman (the "PRODECON"). Among many publications, he wrote the foreword of the book Taxpayers Rights in a Transparent and Global Society, which was globally published by the PRODECON and was invited to write in a special edition by IDC Mexico dealing with BEPS about Action 12. He has participated as speaker in many tax conferences around the world. Recently he participated as speaker at the Meeting of Vienna Multi-Stakeholder Group on Improving Cross-border Dispute Resolution organized by the United Nations and the OECD and at the Global Tax Conference, Driving the Future, organized by Harvard ASH Center, Kennedy School of Government and the Irish Tax Institute in Dublin, Ireland.

Practice Focus

His areas of his expertise include tax litigation, corporate income tax, transfer pricing, international tax planning, corporate reorganizations, tax rulings and tax treaties, wealth management and value added tax.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Tax litigation: Sony, Valaris (Ensco, PLC), Adidas, Amway, Oracle, Helmerich & Payne, Cisco Systems, Murata Powers Solutions, The Walt Disney Company, Fresh del Monte Products, Nestle, Hasbro, Reckitt Benckiser, etc.

  • Tax consultancy: Facebook, Google, Spotify, Open Table, Wintershall, Evonik, Bristol, Airbnb, Ensco, Sony, Whirlpool, Office Depot, McCormick, Mincer, Adidas, Apple, UBS, JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, Seadrill, Transocean, Epicor, Schlumberger, Givaudan, Amazon, Autodesk, Hines, etc.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tax Committee of the Mexican Bar Association - Member
  • International Bar Association - Member
  • International Fiscal Association - Member


  • Mexico (1987)


  • Escuela Libre de Derecho (J.D.)
  • University of Notre Dame (LL.M.)
  • Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (Diplomado en Derecho Tributario)
  • Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (Diplomado en Impuestos)
  • International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation IBFD (International Taxation)
  • Harvard University (John F. Kennedy, School of Government, Comparative Tax Policy and Administration)


  • English
  • Spanish

Firm Committee Memberships

  • Regional Tax Practice Group for Latin America - Former Chair
  • Global Tax Steering Committee - Former Member
  • Global Transfer Pricing Sub-Group - Former Member
  • Global Value Added Tax Steering Committee - Former Member