Pedro Pais de Almeida

Name: Pedro Pais de Almeida


Tel.: +351 21 723 18 00
Fax: +351 21 723 18 99

Areas of practice

  • Tax Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Real Estate


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Pedro concluded a law degree from Lisbon’s University Lusíada in 1990. In 1996, he concluded post graduate studies in Taxation at Instituto Superior de Gestão in Lisbon. He is a specialist in Tax Law and a member of the Tax Committee on Direct Taxation of the Confédération Fiscale Européenne (European Tax Confederation).

In 1996 Pedro founded Pacsa Law Firm a niche practice specializing mainly on corporate and M&A,which was integrated by Abreu Advogados in 2008. Since then, Pedro is a partner with Abreu Advogados, is a member of the Firm’s board of directors in charge of the Firm’s communication and marketing department, coordinates the Firm’s Tax Practice Group and is also an active member in the Corporate M&A Group.

Pedro is Co-Head of the Mozambican Desk of Abreu Advogados and assists clients investing in Mozambique mainly in Corporate M&A and Tax matters. He also participated as speaker and moderator in several seminars about investment in Mozambique.

Pedro is currently the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Consulegis, EEIG. Pedro is also a member of the Executive Committee of UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats) and Director of Commissions, and also a member of the Executive Committee of NYSBA (New York State Bar Association) International Section.

Over the years, Pedro coordinated several seminars in the areas of taxation and related areas and published several articles and papers in these areas. He is also a Tax Arbitrator.

Pedro co-authored the books "JusPrático IRC 2010” and "JusPrático IRC 2011”, a commentary of the Portuguese Corporate Income Tax, published by Wolters Kluwer and Coimbra Editora.

Pedro is deeply involved in the Firm’s CSR projects and has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board(1998-2002) and Chairman of the Board of Directors (2003-2009) of CAIS - Associação de Solidariedade Social, a Portuguese Charity Institution for the Homeless and is presently member of the Supervisory Board of IES - Instituto de Empreendorismo Social, a Portuguese Charity Institution of Social Entrepreneurs.

As a Lawyer, Pedro assists many Charity institutions on tax matters and has been involved in many M&A transactions, debt restructuring operations, tax efficiency structures and corporate reorganizations and restructurings.