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Marta Pontes

Partner since 2014 ––– Lisbon
Member no. 19282L of the Portuguese Bar Association
Main practice areas
Languages
  • English

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Profile

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.
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Education

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

Professional associations

  • Portuguese Bar Association

Additional information

Seminars and conferences

Marta is a regular speaker at law seminars and conferences.

Recent publications

  • Domingos Braga, Carlos Costa Andrade, Gerard Everaert, Duarte Martins, Marta Pontes. In The Asset Management Review, 9th Ed. Paul Dickson (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2020

  • Pedro Ferreira Malaquias, Marta Pontes. In Acquisition Finance 2019. Chambers Global Practice Guides. Hengeler Mueller (Contributing Editor), Johannes Tieves (Contributing Editor). London: Chambers and Partners, 2019

  • Domingos Braga, Carlos Costa Andrade, Gerard Everaert, Duarte Martins, Marta Pontes. In The Asset Management Review, 8th Ed. Paul Dickson (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2019. También en Lexology, 10/09/2019

  • Catarina Fernandes, Marta Pontes. In Vida Imobiliária, n.º 210, 2018

  • Francisco Brito e Abreu, Gerard Everaert, Marta Pontes, José Maria Rodrigues, Joana Torres Ereio. In The Private Equity Review, 6th Ed. Stephen L. Ritchie (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2017