Carlos is a Law Professor at the Lisbon University Law School and a reputed lawyer, who held a leadership position in one of the Big Four for 10 years. He focuses mainly on property taxation and on the taxation of the public sector. Carlos has been actively involved in high-profile local finance, infrastructure and energy projects, both in Portugal and abroad. He boasts a vast experience working in African markets, from Angola to Cabo Verde. Carlos served as Secretary of State for Tax Affairs in Portugal between 2008 and 2009.
Finanças e Fiscalidade do Ordenamento do Território e do Urbanismo, Almedina, 2019
Finanças e Fiscalidade do Ambiente e da Energia, Almedina, 2019
Sérgio is both a distinguished Tax Law Professor at the Lisbon Catholic University Law School, one of Portugal’s leading law schools, and a top tax law practitioner specializing in indirect and energy taxes. Sérgio has been involved in several high-profile tax law projects in Portugal, including the drafting of the Excise Duties Code, the reform of vehicles’ taxation and the creation of environmental taxes on water and waste, having led the introduction of the tax arbitration system. Sérgio has also been acting as a consultant to the World Bank and the IMF and contributed to several tax reforms in Portuguese-speaking African countries, having been responsible for reforming VAT in Guinea-Bissau and the overhaul of tax incentives in Cabo Verde. Sérgio served as Secretary of State for Tax Affairs in Portugal between 2009 and 2011.
Visiting Lecturer at the University of Lisbon Law School, Daniel has extensive experience in legal practice, tax consulting and tax litigation, with particular focus on corporate taxation and indirect taxes. As a consultant in one of the Big Four, he has lately participated in major tax reform projects in Angola, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau. Daniel has advised companies inside and outside Portugal in a wide range of sectors, from banking and insurance to real estate, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, oil & gas, mining, transport and retail.
A student at the Catholic University, Gonçalo is doing a short internship at Lobo Vasques to get a taste of a tax consultant’s life. He spends his afternoons having great fun with VAT on e-commerce and crypto-assets’ taxation, while trying to make up his mind on whether a career in taxation is all it’s cracked up to be.
Coming from a large consulting firm, Mariana has specialized in indirect taxation and has a proven track record in advising clients and projects in the energy, tobacco, petroleum and alcoholic beverages industries. She has advised companies operating in Portugal and abroad on VAT, excise duties and customs. One of Mariana’s pet projects has been the taxation of soft drinks, a subject on which she has given advice and published several articles.
Ana Rita Chacim
Ana Rita boasts 10 years’ experience as an advisor to the public and energy sectors. She has advised renewable energy producers and is highly experienced in wind and photovoltaic projects. At the same time, Ana Rita has been providing consulting services to municipalities and intermunicipal communities focused on the creation and management of municipal fees and revenue and the local business sector. She served as advisor to the Secretary of State for Tax Affairs between 2009 and 2011 and advised the Vice-Secretary of State for Local Government between 2007 and 2009.
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