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RUA CASTILHO, 165, 1070-050 LISBOA, PORTUGAL
Tel:
Work +351 21 381 74 00
Fax:
Fax +351 21 381 74 99
Email:
Web:
www.mlgts.pt
Lisbon, Madeira, Oporto
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados, Francisco de Sousa da Câmara, Lisbon, PORTUGAL

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Francisco de Sousa da Câmara

Tel:
Work +351 21 381 74 35
Email:
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

Work Department

Tax.

Position

Francisco represents major corporations and multinationals in tax restructuring operations dealing with different types of taxes, both domestically and in an international context, as well as with family offices, inheritance planning and HNWI.

He has been involved in tax litigation for several decades, with a very impressive experience, where he has acted essentially as a lawyer, but also as an arbitrator with the scope of the Tax Arbitration Centre (CAAD).

Francisco was a member of several Committees of experts in charge of drafting tax legislation.

He was also a Visiting Professor of International Tax Law at Nova University of Lisbon (2000-2013) and has been teaching a postgraduate course on taxation at Universidade Católica Portuguesa for many years.

Career

Qualified (1988). Partner (1991) and coordinator of the tax teams of Lisbon and Madeira offices, Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados. Former member of several Comittees of experts in charge of drafting the revised Tax Legislation. Former Visiting Professor of International Tax Law at the Law Faculty of the Nova University of Lisbon (2000-2013).

Languages

Portuguese, English and French.

Member

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 1988). Portuguese Association of Tax Consultants (Chairman). Portuguese Tax Association. International Fiscal Association. European Association of Tax Law Professors. Conféderation Fiscale Européenne.

Education

Law Degree (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 1986). Postgraduate Studies in EU Law (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 1987). Master's Degree in Tax and Financial Law (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 1992).
Specialist Lawyer in Tax, title awarded by the Portuguese Bar Association in 2004.


Portugal

Tax

Within: Leading individuals

Francisco de Sousa da Câmara - Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

Within: Tax

The ‘fantastic’ team at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados provides advice to high-profile clients such as EDP, Galp and Sonae on the entire gamut of tax issues, including corporate and M&A, concessions, and pertaining to the banking and energy sectors. It also handles tax planning and restructuring, disputes and international taxation. Francisco de Sousa da Câmara is a ‘wizard of tax law’; António Lobo Xavier displays ‘a lot of common sense’; António Pedro Braga is also recommended. All three jointly lead the practice, with the latter two being based in Oporto.

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