Rita is a Partner in the Corporate and Real Estate Departments of VCA since January 2017. Rita has significant experience in advicing many Portuguese and multinational companies in connection with a wide range of legal issues related to tax, corporate and commercial law.
Rita is an active element of the negotiation teams in matters of tax, commercial, corporate, real estate, financial, civil law, international investments, and other law firm’s practice groups and actively takes part in legal and tax due diligences.

Practice Areas

Corporate and Real Estate


Law Degree – Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon (2003)
Postgraduate degree in Corporate Law – Law Faculty of the University Clássica of Lisbon (2009)
Postgraduate degree in Real Estate Law – Autónoma University of Lisbon (2011)
Postgraduate degree in Tax Management – IDEFE/ISEG Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (2013)

Professional Associations

Portuguese Bar Association | Portuguese Tax Association


Portuguese, English and French


Rita collaborated in the research and writing of the book “Application of the Civil Aspects of the Convention on International Child Abduction” by Louis Garb (work related to the applicability of The Hague Convention October 25, 1980 in Portugal).