Partner Profile

Ricardo León-Santacruz

Sánchez Devanny


LL 250


Ricardo is Sánchez Devanny’s managing partner and is a tax partner with more than 22 years of experience. He co-chairs the firm’s tax practice. His extensive transactional tax practice focuses on Mexican inbound and outbound tax planning and transfer pricing; tax treaties; and income tax and VAT rationalisation. His expertise includes structuring tax-efficient domestic and cross-border acquisitions, mergers, reorganisations, spin-offs, redemptions and liquidations.

Ricardo’s transfer pricing expertise allows him to advise clients on the design and implementation of intellectual property and goods and services transactions. He has earned prominent recognition in the market as a trusted private family adviser.

Ricardo has served as associate chief counsel at the Mexican Tax Administration Service, and as associate and local partner in a major international law firm. Ricardo is the  co-chair of the International Tax Committee International Bar Association, and chair of the National Association of Tax Specialists, Monterrey Chapter. 

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