Rafael is a specialist in Taxes and Transfer Prices. He has extensive experience in tax consulting, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, mainly from multinational companies as well as local ones. He currently leads the Tax and Transfer Pricing Practice in the areas of business analysis and advice, being in charge of several of the country's most important judicial litigation in the matter. He is an Official Expert of the Judiciary in Transfer Pricing and a regular columnist of financial magazines and newspapers.
He has been considered one of the best specialists in Tax Law by the most prestigious international legal services rating agencies, such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Latin Lawyer. He has served as IDB Consultant for training of officials of the Tax Administration, Professor of the University for International Cooperation (UCI), Professor and Director of the Master's Program in Tax Counseling and Master of Tax Law of the Latin American University of Science and Technology (Ulacit), Professor of International Taxation at the Center for Research or Training in Public Administration of the University of Costa Rica (CICAP), as well as participated as a panelist for both national and international forums.