Mr Marta Pontes > Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho
EDIFICIO RODRIGO URIA
PRAÇA MARQUÊS DE POMBAL, 12
1250-162 LISBOA
Portugal

Work Department

Tax.

Career

Marta Pontes joined Uría Menéndez in 2004. Prior to joining Uría Menéndez, she worked in a Portuguese law firm and a consultancy firm.

Marta focuses her practice on tax law, and specialises in the following areas:
  • Mergers and acquisitions: tax issues concerning the acquisition of companies, mergers and joint ventures.
  • Financial products and capital markets: drafting of prospectuses, as well as the tax analysis of resident and non-resident companies.
  • International tax planning: foreign investments in Portugal (taxation of non-resident companies and individuals) and Portuguese investments abroad.
  • Real estate transactions and project finance: all related tax issues, in particular, the acquisition and transfer of real estate, real estate projects, shopping centres and project finance transactions.
  • Tax inspections and disputes: representing clients in tax proceedings, claims and appeals before the Portuguese tax authorities and the Portuguese courts.

Languages

English

Memberships

Portuguese Bar Association

Education

Law Degree, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, 2001; Postgraduate Degree in Tax, Instituto Superior de Gestão, 2003.

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Tax

Noted for its ‘mastery of tax matters and clarity of responses‘, Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho fields a tax practice experienced in wealth management matters, major private equity and real estate transactions, and tax litigation. Practice head Filipe Romão focuses on private wealth, and Marta Pontes has significant real estate expertise. At the counsel level, Cláudia Reis Duarte is notable, particularly for tax litigation and inspections, and António Caldas has strength in restructuring matters.