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Arturo Tiburcio obtained his law degree and a specialized tax law degree from Universidad Panamericana. Arturo has in-depth experience in tax consultation, audit tax procedures related to income tax, value-added tax, and international tax issues focusing in double tax treaties and transfer pricing. He has 30 years of experience in the private and public sectors, in which he has actively collaborated with large firms and the Mexican Ministry of Finance and Public Credit.

His professional career started in a boutique tax law firm. Subsequently, he joined the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, where he was involved in negotiating international tax treaties, preparing the Tax Reforms Initiative, issuing tax rulings to residents abroad, and cooperating with the Audit Tax Department in audits of Mexican residents that involved the application of double tax treaties and transfer pricing examination. Arturo was an associate at a large firm in Mexico, after which he became a partner at Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa (now Hogan Lovells BSTL), where he was in charge of the Tax practice. In 2013, Arturo founded his professional practice Tiburcio Abogados, S.C. In 2015, he rejoined Hogan Lovells BSTL.

Arturo has been a member of the Committee on Tax Law of the Mexican Bar Association and coordinator of the Committee of Tax Precedents and Laws of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), Mexico branch. He has been recognized for his tax practice in specialized journals such as Which Lawyer? Yearbook 2009 as well as Chambers Latin America 2019. Chambers Latin America states that Arturo is “noted in the market for his ‘well-rounded practice,’ acting in both planning and controversy matters. A client says he is ‘an excellent professional.'”


Spanish and English.


Member of the Tax Law Commission of the Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados (Mexican Bar Association).

Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA).


Arturo received his law degree from Universidad Panamericana, completing a specialization in tax law (1991). He studied “Fiscalidad Internacional” at Universidad de Santiago de Compostela in Spain (2009).


Arturo is a guest lecturer on tax law at the Universidad Panamericana for the postgraduate level.

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Tax

(Leading individuals)

Arturo TiburcioHogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells is a strong choice of counsel for tax audits in Mexico, where it has deep experience representing a diverse range of international businesses. The team also supports the firm’s corporate and M&A practice on the tax aspects of transactions in the country. Leadership is divided between three lawyers: deeply experienced veteran Arturo Tiburcio, who focuses his practice on tax consultation, income tax audits, VAT, and international tax issues, including double tax treaties and transfer pricing; Jaime Espinosa, a Monterrey-based expert on transactional tax law; and counsel Francisco Palmero, whose experience covers the breadth of the firm’s tax offering. Senior associate David Esquivel is another notable contact in the team.

Mexico > International trade and customs

With strong offerings in both WTO proceedings and international trade matters, and customs law, Hogan Lovells has a broad practice that is notable for having been involved in some of the most complex anti-dumping investigations in Mexico. On the customs side, the full suite of administrative, advisory and litigious work is handled by the department which is co-led by a trio of experienced partners. Mario Jorge Yañez is a fully dedicated international trade specialist; Juan Francisco Torres Landa is the firm’s Latin America group chair for international trade; and Arturo Tiburcio is a litigator with a focus on both trade and tax issues. Senior associate Mario Lara and associate Brianda Ramírez assist the practice heads across all IC&T matters.