Sofia Quental

Collaborates with VCA since January 2015 and she is currently Managing Associate of the Tax Department. For almost 9 years, she worked as a tax consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where she acquired specific abilities in the tax disputes and procedures, tax planning, contingency and opportunities diagnostics areas, IVA e IEC´s matters for clients both national and international. She was also a tax consultant at PwC in Dublin, where she developed products for tax counsel and international groups, and she was tax consultant at PwC in Madrid, where she developed tax planning and counsel in matters of IVA and IRC for international groups. In 2010 she founded an Association for the Defense of Children and Young People at Risk  (Associação de Defesa das Crianças e Jovens em Risco – ADCJR) in which she is President. Sofia is a member of prestigious organizations such as International Bar Association (IBA) and IR Global and a tax arbitrator at the CAAD – Administrative and Tax Arbitration Court of Lisbon.

Practice Areas
National and international tax advice. Tax due diligencies. Tax litigation and Arbitration. Non Habitual Resident Portuguese Tax Regime. Private Clients. Real Estate Taxes.

Law Degree (Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa), Postgraduate in Tax Law (Instituto Superior de Gestão en Lisboa). Postgraduate in Theory and Practical Tax Law Litigation, 2017 (Institute for Economic, Financial and Tax Law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon). Sofia attended several technical courses such as leadership and motivation of teams and various legal and tax courses sponsored by the tax department of one of the “Big Four” Audit and Tax Consultancy Firms, PwC.

Professional Associations
Portuguese Bar Association
Portuguese Tax Association
International Bar Association (IBA)
IBA Taxes Committee and Private Clients Committee
IR Global – Tax/Private Client areas

Portuguese, English and Spanish.



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