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Nuno Cunha Barnabé is a Partner whose practice focuses on tax advice in Portugal. He works on a wide range of Portugal and international tax and corporate matters related to wealth taxation, advising private clients, family businesses, private banks and financial assets managers in Portugal, Switzerland and Portuguese-speaking African countries

With over 20 years’ experience in tax law, he has been involved in a significant number of M&A operations, corporate reorganization, debt work-out, real estate transactions and foreign investment.

Nuno is regularly consulted by foreign offices regarding taxation matters and has contributed to Le Figaro and Financial Times articles on Portuguese tax exemptions for foreign residents.

Nuno is founder of the Portuguese Tax Arbitration Tribunal and is a member of several fiscal associations and associations in the private clients sector, in Portugal and abroad.

Nuno has been at Abreu Advogados since 2019.

Band 1 - Private Wealth Law
"really top lawyers dedicating a lot of time to the private wealth practice."; "the right combination of technical and communication skills. They are very well updated technically on revenue practices in Portugal."

Band 2 – Tax
"He is able to engage and explore other areas of law very well and can bring those elements together when working."

Highly Regarded

Private Clients

Winner of STEP Private Clients Awards 2018 with the best dedicated team of Private Clients

Tax Law 

Tax, 2019

Tax Law, 2020



University of Lisbon Faculty of Law

Degree in Law from the University of Lisbon Faculty of Law (1996)


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