Tax Litigation

Discover in detail our legal support services in the Litigation area

We advise companies and individuals on tax litigation matters, from the administrative phase to the judicial appeal phase.

Through strategic solutions, our team is focused on obtaining the adequate outcomes to defend our clients' interests in any tax dispute.

Tax Litigation disputes can be related to all types of taxes, including personal and corporate income taxes, Value Added Tax, Stamp Duty, wealth taxes, excise taxes and customs duties, transfer prices, tax benefits, charges, fees and contributions. Need help? Talk to us!

Serviços de Contencioso Tributário – Serviços de Legal da PwC

With our background in Tax Litigation, we are qualified to support our Clients in the following matters:

  • Tax inspections carried out by the competent entities;
  • Administrative claims and appeals for the annulment of tax assessments and reverse charges;
  • Administrative offences proceedings;
  • Challenge of the validity of charges;
  • Development of local and international strategies for the settlement of disputes;
  • Complaints to the European Commission;
  • Planning of defence strategies based on a profound knowledge of national laws, of international treaties and of European Union law as well as of Portuguese case-law and of the case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union;
  • Representation of Clients before Portuguese judicial and arbitral courts, as well as the Court of Justice of the European Union, pursuing the annulment of tax assessments and reverse charges; and
  • Information on updates to legal and regulatory provisions related with the Clients’ sectors and activity.

Meet those responsible for the Tax Litigation area.
Speak to PwC's legal services experts!

Sónia Fernandes Martins

Legal Director – Head of Tax Controversy & Dispute Resolution Law, PwC Portugal


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Cristina Cabral Ribeiro

Cristina Cabral Ribeiro

Legal Lead Partner, PwC Portugal

Isabel Coelho dos Santos

Isabel Coelho dos Santos

Legal Partner – Corporate and M&A, PwC Portugal

Luís Pedro  Oliveira

Luís Pedro Oliveira

Legal Partner – Corporate and M&A, PwC Portugal