Head of the Tax Department

Tânia de Almeida Ferreira


Tânia is CCA's Partner and Head of the Tax Department, having started her collaboration with the firm in 2019. She has 20 years of professional experience in tax law, advising domestic and international investors in the definition of investment strategies (investment, holding, and divestment), using both regulated and unregulated structures. She has a consolidated tax practice in mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, and restructuring of national and international groups, having developed a large part of her activity in the fields of financial and real estate taxation.

Considered in 2021 by the Legal 500 as "Leading Individual" and, in 2020, recognized by the international directory “Best Lawyers”, by the ITR World Tax as "Tax Leader", distinguished by Chambers & Partners as “band 4” in tax law, and for the second time in a row, received the distinction by the Women in Tax Leaders Guide as "Highly Regarded".

  • Master's degree attendance in Tax Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (2012)
  • Course "Principles of International and Comparative Taxation", by the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, International Tax Academy (2004)
  • Post-graduation degree in Accounting and Finance from the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (2002)
  • Post-graduation degree in Tax Law from the ISG - Instituto Superior de Gestão (2000)
  • Law degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (1998).
  • Counsel at Cuatrecasas (2011 - 2019)
  • Managing Associate at Linklaters (2008 - 2011)
  • Associate at Linklaters Lisboa (2002 - 2008)
  • Associate at BSC & Associados (Bleck, Soares, Siza, Cardoso, Correia & Associados) (2002)
  • Associate at Albino Jacinto, Fernando Fraga & Associados (1998 - 2002)
  • The New Participation Exemption Regime, vol. 51, no. 2/3, European Taxation, IBFD, February / March 2011
  • Portuguese Stamp Duty on Cross-Border Loans and Guarantees, Vol. 48, nº 6, European Taxation, IBFD, June 2008 VAT in Savings, Fiscalidade nº 12, 2002
  • Regime of Capital Gains and Reinvestment, IRC - Resident Taxpayers, Fiscalidade nº 10, 2002
  • Capital and Reinvestment Plan, IRC - Resident Liability, Fiscalidade nº 10, 2002
English and Spanish

Chambers & Partners Europe - Portugal

  • Tânia de Almeida Ferreira, Band 4, Tax, 2020

Leaders League

  • Highly Recommended, Corporate Tax, 2021

International Tax Review, World Tax

  • Tier 4, General Corporate Tax, 2020
  • Tier 2, Indirect Tax, 2020
  • Tier 2, Tax Controversy, 2020
  • Tier 3, Transactional Tax, 2020

Best Lawyers

  • Tânia de Almeida Ferreira, Tax Law, 2020

Legal 500