Pedro Pais de Almeida

Partner | Lisbon

Practice Areas
Corporate and M&A
Real Estate
Private Clients & Family Businesses
Third Sector
Tourism & Leisure
Investment Funds
Spanish Desk
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Pedro Pais de Almeida is a Partner and has been at Abreu Advogados since 2008, working primarily in the areas of tax law, corporate, mergers and acquisitions and financial law.

He is the Coordinating Partner of the Spanish Desk and is head of Abreu Advogados’ Sustainability Committee.

He has experience in tax arbitration proceedings and is a referenced arbitrator at CAAD – Administrative Arbitration Centre

He also has extensive international experience and has held several positions in international lawyers’ organizations, including, a UIA’s Presidency (November 2017 – November 2018), Chairman of the Advisory Board of Consulegis (2013-2015), being also member of the Executive Committee of the International Section of the New York State Bar Association. Pedro is the current President of FALP – Federation of Portuguese Speaking Lawyers (Federação dos Advogados de Língua Portuguesa).

His work in sustainability is reflected in the responsibilities he has taken. Internally, as Head of Abreu Advogados’ Sustainability Committee. Externally, in positions he has held on the board of CAIS – Associação de Solidariedade Social (Non-profit organization for the protection of Homeless People) and as its President, and at IES – Social Business School and at IPAV – Instituto Padre António Vieira.

Corporate Law, Portugal (2020-2022)

Tax Law, Portugal (2018-2022)

Tax, 2019


Legal and tax advice to companies in various fields of activity;

Legal and tax advice on M&A transactions in diverse sectors, as well as on transactions related to foreign investment in Mozambique with the support of, and together with Abreu International Legal Solutions’ lawyers;

Legal and tax advice to high worth foreign individuals that have the status of non-habitual tax residents in Portugal;

Lawyer in charge of legal advice to a world leader in the management of transport infrastructure concessions.



Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Lusíada

Law Degree (1990)

Instituto Superior de Gestão

General Business Course – Executive Training Programme (1991-1992)

Instituto Superior de Gestão

Post Graduate Degree in Taxation (1996)