Marta Pontes

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



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

Professional associations

  • Portuguese Bar Association

Additional information

Seminars and conferences

Marta is a regular speaker at law seminars and conferences.

Recent publications