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Arturo Tiburcio

Mexico City

Arturo Tiburcio
English, Spanish
Practice Group

Arturo Tiburcio brings more than 25 years of experience in the public and private sectors to the tax practice at Hogan Lovells. He focuses on tax consultation, audit tax procedures related to income tax, value-added taxes (VAT), and international tax issues, including double tax treaties and transfer pricing.

He is a graduate of the Universidad Panamericana with a specialty in tax law and also attended an international taxation course at the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. He started his professional career in a boutique tax law firm then joined the Ministry of Finance, where he was involved in international tax practice. After 16 years as a tax partner in Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa (now Hogan Lovells BSTL), in March 2013 he founded his own professional practice called Tiburcio Abogados. He rejoined Hogan Lovells BSTL as a tax partner in April of 2015.

He is member of the Mexican Bar Association and International Fiscal Association (IFA), Mexican Branch. He has been recognized by Chambers Latin America as a well-rounded practitioner with strong litigation and consulting skills.

"[P]raised by sources for his work in tax litigation and is regarded as an excellent lawyer."

Chambers Latin America 2015

Representative experience

VAT controversy in shipping company supporting the exceptional 0% tax rate.

VAT possibility to offset the tax in accordance with the royalties regime of mining companies.

Supporting payments of royalties to Spain considering a non-binding criteria issued by tax authorities.

Constitutionally challenging VAT for international cargo, defending the 0% tax rate.

Supporting income tax regime and recovering the tax considering a joint venture and the deduction in cost of the product

Education and admissions


  • Tax Diploma in Double Tax Treaties, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 2009
  • J.D., Universidad Panamericana, 1992
  • Especialization Tax Degree, Universidad Panamericana, 1991


  • Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados, Mexico, 1994-Present
  • Former Tax Coordinator of Legal Precedents Section of the International Fiscal Association Mexican Branch, 2009
  • International Fiscal Association, 1998-Present



Latin Lawyer 250

2010, 2015, 2017-2018

Tax (Mexico)

Chambers Latin America


Defensa Fiscal

Recognized Tax Lawyer


Tax Controversy Leaders

International Tax Review, Fourth Edition


LACCA Approved: Tax

Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA)

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

Mexico's Improved Ombudsman Program Breaks New Ground

Tax Notes International
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