Sofia Cardoso did her traineeship for the Solicitors and Enforcement Agents Bar Association in Guarda, between 2019 and 2020. This was followed by a year at CSC Lawyers in Lisbon, where she deepened her knowledge in matters of nationality, residence and real estate transactions.
In October 2022, Sofia joined VCA’s Immigration Department, where she has been working particularly on the various stages of clients’ Golden Visa application processes.

Practice Areas



Degree in Solicitors – Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (2015 – 2018)
Training in Land Registry – KaizenCert – Centre for Legal and Business Studies (2022)
Training in DPA’s – KaizenCert – Centre for Legal and Business Studies (2022)

Professional Associations

Bar Association of Solicitors and Enforcement Agents


Portuguese, English, and Spanish