Partner of the Private Wealth and Tax Department, Sofia has been working with VCA since 2015. She has 20 years of experience and for almost 10 years, she worked as a tax consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Lisbon, Dublin and Madrid, where she acquired specific abilities in tax disputes and procedures, tax planning, contingency and opportunities diagnostics areas, for clients both national and international.
Currently, Sofia supports numerous private and corporate clients, both national and international, with legal tax advice and planing, tax due diligence, tax litigation, Non-Habitual-Resident (NHR) Portuguese tax regime applications, and individual, indirect, and real estate taxes.
Sofia is a tax arbitrator at the Administrative and Tax Arbitration Court of Lisbon (CAAD) and a member of prestigious organizations such as the International Bar Association (IBA), International Fiscal Association (IFA) and IR Global.

Practice Areas

Private Wealth and Tax


Law Degree – Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa (1995 – 1999)
Postgraduate in Tax Law – Instituto Superior de Gestão in Lisboa (2000 – 2001)
Postgraduate in Theory and Practical Tax Law Litigation – Institute for Economic, Financial and Tax Law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (2017)

Professional Associations

Portuguese Bar Association | Portuguese Tax Association | International Bar Association (IBA) – Taxes and Private Clients Committees | International Fiscal Association (IFA)


Portuguese, English and Spanish