Number of advisors: 104 lawyers (From trainees to Partners)
Network memberships: CMS is present in 74 cities, 45 countries
Languages: Portuguese, English
Founded in 1999, CMS is an integrated, multi-jurisdictional organisation of law firms that offers full-service legal and tax advice. With 70+ offices in 40+ countries across the world, employing over 5,000 lawyers, CMS has longstanding expertise both at advising in its local jurisdictions and across borders. CMS offers specialist, business-focused advice to clients - from major multinationals and mid-caps to enterprising start-ups - operating in complex business and constantly changing regulatory environments.
We are part of the CMS global team, a world leader in the ranking of the Top 10 Global Law Firms with in-depth local knowledge and local experience in over 40 countries.
Clients from CMS Portugal benefit from the experience, the legal know-how, the deep knowledge of several sectors in the industry and also an international coverage, unique in Portugal, that allows us to provide a truly global service with a rapid response capacity.
The high standards required by the digital and traditional world are transforming the markets and boosting new business models. On CMS, we provide a monitoring focused on the client, anticipating the market tendencies in order to develop quick and efficient solutions in the face of constant challenges.
Our office has been active for nearly 50 years combining an international outlook with deep local roots. CMS lawyers are recognized leaders in the field and ranked by the most prestigious international directories.
CMS, the largest organization of law firms in Europe, aims to be the best European organization for legal services, capable of providing legal and tax advice of undisputed quality and agility.
The unique way in which CMS is organized provides its Clients with high quality and consistent advice that is absolutely client-focused and coordinated across borders.
CMS is present in 73 cities, 44 countries.
Corporate tax matters:
Patrick Dewerbe Transactional Tax, Tax Controversy and Private Clients
Head of Tax, Portugal (Partner)
Nuno Figueirôa Santos Transactional Tax and Private Clients
Mónica Santos Costa Private Clients
Mariana Coentro Ribeiro Transactional Tax and Transfer Pricing
Sérgio Afonso Tax Controversy, Excise Duties and Customs
André Gaspar Tax Controversy, Indirect Taxes
Rui Tomaz Transactional Tax and Private Clients
Tiago Machado Graça Lusophone Africa
Maria Figueiredo Lusophone Africa
Meet the Team:
Tax Lawyers in Portugal (cms.law)
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