João Rodrigues Duarte
Managing Associate

João Rodrigues Duarte

Joined PLMJ in 2021.
Managing associate  in the Tax practice.

About João

João is a managing associate  in the Tax practice has more than 10 years' professional experience.

He focuses on tax consultancy and on advising Portuguese and foreign companies in all sectors. In particular, he assists with the tax structuring of Portuguese and international operations, and he provides tax advice on foreign investments in Portugal. He regularly handles acquisitions, restructurings and corporate reorganisations on behalf of his clients.

João also frequently assists Portuguese and foreign clients in diagnosing and identifying areas of opportunity in tax and parafiscal tax matters, and in tax due diligence processes.

Before joining PLMJ, he was a tax lawyer at Garrigues and worked as a consultant at KPMG.


Office: Porto
(+351) 226 074 700*

*National landlines call

English, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2005
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2008
  • Senior International Tax School course at Taxand, 2012
  • Course in Interpretation and Application of the Tax Treaties and EC Direct Corporate Taxation at the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation - IBFD - International Tax Academy, 2010
  • Course in Finance for Non-Financiers at INEDEM, 2007
  • Postgraduate course in corporate tax law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2007
Professional Background
  • Sole practitioner lawyer (2019-2021)
  • Senior associate at the law firm PLMJ, Advogados, SP, RL, (2017-2019)
  • Senior consultant at KPMG (2014-2017)
  • Senior associate at the law firm Garrigues (2006-2014)
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