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Teresa Pala Schwalbach

At SÉRVULO since 2015, Teresa Pala Schwalbach is an associate in the Tax department. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration from ESADE Business School in Barcelona, in association with the Catholic University of Portugal (2009); Concluded a course in Tax Systems of Portuguese-Speaking African Countries, at the Institute of Economic, Financial and Tax Law (IDEFF - Instituto de Direito Económico, Financeiro e Fiscal) of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, in 2014; Holds a graduate qualification in Management for Jurists from the Católica Business School (2008), and in Taxation, from the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, also of the Catholic University of Portugal (2006). She frequented a course in British and American Common Law, at the Faculty of Law of the Roger Williams University, Rhode Island, USA, in 2003. She was Top Senior Tax Consultant, at Deloitte, from 2005 to 2012. She headed the tax department at the law firm «MC&A – Sociedade de Advogados, R.L.». She regularly participates in conferences and training programmes, as a guest speaker and tutor. She joined the Bar Association in 2014.


Analysis, planning and support in the context of carrying out corporate restructuring programmes in a variety of sectors, mainly in the tourism, real estate, media, technology, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors.

Analysis and framing of financial operations in the banking sector, with a special focus on stamp duty in Portugal, Angola and Mozambique.

Legal advice in the context of investment operations in Portugal, including concerning the development of the activity of a Scandinavian financial institution and of an international investment fund operating in the automobile retail sector.

Analysis of the tax treatment of and support in investment operations in Angola and Mozambique for companies in a variety of sectors, including in oil & gas, real estate, hardware and software, as well as for non-governmental organisations.

Analysis and assistance in the implementation of asset restructuring programmes for individuals.