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Áreas de actuação - Mafalda Martins Advogados
Areas of Expertise

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Mafalda Martins Advogados - áreas de actuação


Private Clients
Foreign Investment

Assistance to natural or legal persons, both Portuguese and foreign, in the most diverse areas. Assistance in foreign investment in Portugal, from the purchase of property in Portugal, acquisition of fund units, incorporation of companies.

Follow-up of all the needs of the Client who invests in Portugal, from A to Z, for the purposes of Residence Permit based on Investment - Gold Visa ("Golden Visa").

Our services cover matters related to residence permits, obtaining Portuguese Nationality (Portuguese descendants, descendants of Sephardic Jews, among others), as well as providing tax advice to individuals, namely in obtaining the status of Non Habitual Resident (NHR) and tax optimization of family income or assets.


Real Estate

Assistance in the acquisition/sale of real estate in Portugal. Accompaniment of the whole process of negotiation, reservation, promissory contract of purchase and sale, deed of acquisition.

Assistance in obtaining licenses to carry out the activity of ALD (Short Term Rental) of the properties.



Assistance in obtaining Portuguese Nationality (Portuguese descendants, descendants of Sephardic Jews, among others)

Advice on obtaining Residence Permits - Investment, Income, Retirement, Study, Work, Health, among others. As well as the respective legal accompaniment of the whole family.

Tax advice to individuals, namely in obtaining the Non Habitual Resident Status (NHR) as well as in the tax optimization of their income or family assets. Totally focused on the needs of the Clients and on the Clients.


Commercial Law

Advice on the incorporation of companies in Portugal. Preparation of all necessary documentation from the incorporation of the company to the monitoring of its day-to-day business, in legal terms.

Advice on the preparation/analysis of commercial contracts.

Published articles

“EU without restrictions” in Semanário Económico, October the 1st 2004; 

“EU New Corporate Regime enters into force” in Revista Vida Económica, October 8th, 2004; 

“European Society: the first portuguese step” in Semanário Económico, May 6th, 2005; 

“Dangerous waste, solution in sight" in Semanário Económico, May 5th, 2006; 

"Golden Visa" in Jornal Folha de São Paulo, under the speech that took place in Rio de Janeiro in September 2015. 

Artigos publicados - Mafalda Martins Advogados


In the Angolan Banking Lawyers meeting, conducted by ABANC - Angolan Banking Association, in October 2011, with the title "Internal Fraud in Banking Institutions";

Over 10 lectures in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and Brasília about Foreign Investment in Portugal, Residence Permit for Investment Purposes andTax Residence across 2015 and 2016. 

Private Wealth Brazil, Markets Group Forum 2015, in São Paulo;


Union International des Avocats seminar in March 8th, 2018, about Tax Incentives and Foreign Direct Investment, in São Paulo

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Conhecimento - MMA
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