Ana Pinto Moraes

Counsel

Ana is an experienced Portuguese qualified lawyer who joined MdME Lawyers in 2022 as Counsel.

Ana has over 16 years of professional experience in domestic and international tax structuring, tax consultancy and strategic advice, assisting multinational groups, corporations and financial institutions, on a broad variety of international tax and corporate matters, including financial and operational restructurings. She also has extensive expertise regarding Audit Defense and Tax Investigations, as well as in high profile projects related to Energy, Oil & Gas, Real Estate in prime places, family wealth structuring and private wealth management.

Ana has significant experience in tax advisory, with a focus on International Taxation, treaties and EU directives, transfer pricing policies, Corporate and Individual Income Tax, Stamp Tax, Tax Benefits, VAT and general tax compliance services. Prior to joining MdME Lawyers, Ana worked with Andersen Tax & Legal and spent several years at PwC (Corporate and International Tax Structuring Group Lisbon).

Ana is ranked as Iberian Best Lawyers Tax for the FYs 2019, 2020 and 2021; Iberian Finalist 40underForty Tax for the FYs 2020 and 2021; Leaders League 2021 as Top-notch professional in Corporate Tax; and ITR World Tax 2021 Ratings as Highly Regarded (General Corporate Tax and Transactional tax). Tax Arbitrator at CAAD – Portuguese Tax Arbitration, author of the book «Reinvestimento nas Mais valias imobiliárias regime e especialidades em sede de IRS» (real estate capital gains reinvestment), Almedina, 2019, 2nd Edition released in 2020 and Lecturer at the Institute for Economic, Fiscal and Tax Law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (IDEFF).

Education

Law Degree (Lisbon University, 2005). Postgraduate Studies in Commercial Companies Law (Catholic University Law School, 2006). Postgraduate Studies in Tax Management (ISEG School of Economics and Management, Technical University of Lisbon, 2012). Master in Tax Management (ISG Business & Economics School, 2018).

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish

Memberships

Portuguese Bar Association. Portuguese Fiscal Association. International Fiscal Association.

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