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Team

RFF & Associados has a team of lawyers and consultants, portuguese interns and national and international local correspondents, with diverse skills and specialization of practice areas. This law firm is specialized in tax law and corporate law in Portugal, Angola, Mozambique, Cape-Verde, Brazil, São Tomé and Principe, China and Macao.

Currently, the firm has a total of twenty-five staff, apart from the back-office support base of four secretaries, fifteen of whom are lawyers, five are trainee lawyers and seven local lawyers - in Funchal, São Paulo, Luanda, Maputo, Praia, Macao and Dili - and four external consultants.

The team combines experience in company litigation and assistance with the background of some of its members in the major multinational auditing and consultancy companies and in the government and tax authority itself with the expertise and experience acquired in providing a framework and support for investment abroad and in Portuguese-speaking countries, particularly in Brazil, Angola, Mozambique and Cape Verde.

Apart from being a lawyer specialised in tax law, having participated in several committees on taxation studies and reform and being a consultant for the Instituto de Seguros de Portugal for a decade, the main and founding partner of RFF & Associados is connected with the most prestigious universities in Portugal and was also Secretary of State for Fiscal Affairs in the XIX Constitutional Government of Portugal (2001-2002), which has afforded him in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of how the tax authority functions and operates, as is also the case with two of the firm's external consultants, former Directors of the Division of Income Tax and Oil and Minerals.