Tânia Luísa Faria

Counsel ––– Lisbon
Member no. 22014L of the Portuguese Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • Competition and EU Law

  • Spanish

  • English

  • French



Tânia Luísa Faria is counsel at Uría Menéndez-Proença de Carvalho, in Lisbon, and has worked in both the Lisbon and Brussels offices.

Her practice area is EU law and EU and Portuguese competition law, and in particular merger control issues, cartels, abuses of dominant positions and State aid.

She acts for clients in various sectors, including the financial, motor vehicles, telecommunications and media, air transport, energy, retail distribution and pharmaceutical sectors.

She is a member of the Portuguese Competition Lawyers Association and assistant lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon.

Tânia was recognized by the legal directories Chambers Europe, Who’s Who Legal and Legal 500.

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  • Law Degree, Universidade de Lisboa, 2004
  • Post-graduate studies - Regulatory Authorities, Universidade de Lisboa, 2007
  • Post-graduate studies - EU Competition Law, Queen Mary-University of London, 2009
  • Master’s Degree in Law and Economics, Universidade de Lisboa, 2012
  • Ph.D. Student – Law and Economics, Universidade de Lisboa, 2013

Professional associations

  • Portuguese Bar Association
  • Portuguese Competition Lawyers Association (Círculo dos Advogados Portugueses de Direito da Concorrência)

Teaching activity

Teaching assistant at the University of Lisbon since 2009. 

Recent publications

  • Nuno Salazar Casanova, Tânia Luísa Faria, Margot Lopes Martins, Duarte Peres. In Revista de Concorrência e Regulação, n.º 42 y 43, 2020

  • Tânia Luísa Faria, Miguel Stokes, Inês Drago, Margot Lopes Martins. In The Foreign Investment Regulation Review, 8th Ed. Calvin S. Goldman QC (Editor), Michael Koch (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2020

  • Tânia Luísa Faria, Joana Mota. In The Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property and Competition Law Review, 1st Ed. Daniel A. Kracov (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2020

  • Tânia Luísa Faria, Margot Lopes Martins, Manuel Franqueira Dias. In The Intellectual Property and Antitrust Review, 5th Ed. Thomas C. Vinje (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2020. También en Lexology, 08/07/2020

  • Tânia Luísa Faria, Guilherme Neves Lima. In The Public Competition Enforcement Review, 12th Ed. Aidan Synnott (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2020