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.

In 2022, the Best Lawyers Directory awarded her the distinction of "Lawyer of the Year" in the category of "Tax Law" (Lisbon), being nominated by the same directory in 2020. In 2023 she was considered by The Legal 500 as "Leading Individual" and was recognised by ITR World Tax as "Tax Leading Advisor", distinguished by Chambers & Partners in "band 4" in the area of tax law and, for the third consecutive time, she 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
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Chambers & Partners Europe - Portugal

  • Tânia de Almeida Ferreira, Band 4, Tax, 2024

Leaders League

International Tax Review, World Tax

  • Tier 3, General Corporate Tax, 2023
  • Tier 2, Indirect Tax, 2023
  • Tier 2, Tax Controversy, 2023
  • Tier 3, Transactional Tax, 2023

Lexology Client Choice Awards

Best Lawyers

  • Lawyer of the Year, Tax Law, 2022

Legal 500

Beyond Law

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