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Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados, António Pedro Braga, Lisbon, PORTUGAL

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António Pedro Braga

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Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

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Tax (Administrative and Judicial Tax Litigation, International Tax and Tax Planning, Tax and General Tax Consultancy).


He began his career in 1998 at a Big Four consulting firm (where he became tax manager) and has ever since been very active in all areas of tax law, especially national and international corporate taxation. Before joining Morais Leitão, he also worked at two Spanish multinational law firms. He is also a tax litigator and has extensive training in Accounting. António currently works or has worked with most of the largest industrial, commercial and private equity groups in Northern Portugal, both in special engagements such as mergers and acquisitions and in day-to-day tax consulting.

He has published several articles in national and international publications in the field of Tax.


Qualified (1999). Partner (2014) and head of one of the tax teams, Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados. Former lawyer at GPCB and at Cuatrecasas and Garrigues (2004-2008).
António Pedro Braga began his professional career in 1998 at Arthur Andersen and was promoted to Manager of the Porto Tax Department of Deloitte & Touche (after the merger with Andersen) in 2003.


Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 1999). Portuguese Fiscal Association. International Fiscal Association (IFA).


Law Degree (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 1997). Postgraduate Studies in Finance (Management School of Oporto, 2004). Corporate Financing Course (IBFD, 2006). International Accounting Standards (Business School of Management - Portuguese Catholic University, 2008). Mergers and Acquisitions Course (IBFD, 2009). Master’s Degree in Taxation (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies – University of London, 2011) as well as obtaining the BNA Bloomberg Award for the best dissertation.



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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