ML strengthens Tax team

Morais Leitão has strengthened its Tax team with the hiring of Ricardo Seabra Moura, consultant, and Raquel Maurício, principal associate

pjimage 2021 10 14T172527.773Morais Leitão has strengthened its Tax team with the hiring of two lawyers. Ricardo Seabra Moura (pictured left) has 20 years of experience. He has focused his practice mainly on the Banking and Insurance, Energy and Real Estate sectors. His core expertise is in Tax, in particular Tax consultancy of economic groups, investment structuring, classic and sophisticated financing (Corporate, Aviation, Project and Real Estate finance), Debt Restructuring, and in several domestic and international financial transactions (namely factoring, leasing, debt issues and credit securitisations). He is a guest lecturer in several post-graduate courses and seminars at the Faculties of Law of the Universities of Lisbon and Coimbra. The lawyer joins the firm from VdA where he worked for over 17 years.

Raquel Maurício (pictured right) also joins the team. She practices in various areas of Tax law, in the domestic and international Tax field, focusing her practice on wealth management, Litigation and M&A transactions. She is a member of the Specialised Committee on Customs Tax of JALP – International Association of Young Lawyers of Portuguese Language. She holds a degree in Law from Universidade Católica Portuguesa and joins the firm from Uría Ménéndez Portugal.

The coordinators of the Tax team, António Pedro Braga and Bruno Santiago said “These admissions mark a very important milestone of our team. We have recently taken over the coordination of a very strong department, which mixes experience and youth in a unique way – and which regularly works with most of the major national business groups. They confirm our commitment to a renewed and very cohesive team, despite the diversity of individual profiles.”

They added: “It is with enthusiasm that we welcome Ricardo, a well-known name in the financial market, and Raquel, a promising young tax specialist”.

Michael Heron