Sofia de Sousa Caetano

Short Bio

Sofia de Sousa Caetano is a Partner in the firm's Tax and M&A groups. Sofia's practice focuses on tax and corporate advice to domestic and international clients from different industries and in the context of cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions and international investments, as well as private equity and divestitures.
Sofia has extensive experience in corporate governance, corporate finance, and leverage buyouts. Her expertise in domestic and international tax advising covers group companies taxation but also individual taxation.  
Sofia acts on behalf of several entities in tax litigation, both in judicial and arbitration proceedings. She is a member of the International Fiscal Association and the Portuguese Tax Association.


Professional Background

  • Partner of FERREIRA PINTO CARDIGOS, since 2023
  • Partner of Cardigos e Associados, 2015-2022
  • Secondee at Baker & Mckenzie Amsterdam, 2010
  • Associate Lawyer at Cardigos e Associados, 2008-2015
  • Junior Associate at ABBC & Associados, 2005-2008


  • Leiden University, Netherlands, Master of Advanced Studies in International Tax Law program, 2010
  • University of Lisbon School of Law, Postgraduate Advanced Studies in Taxation of Financial Instruments and Corporate Finance Transactions, 2008
  • University of Lisbon School of Law, Postgraduate Studies in Tax Law, 2007
  • University of Lisbon School of Law, Law Degree, 2005


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