Frederico Velasco Amaral
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Frederico Velasco Amaral

Managing Associate | ONTIER PORTUGAL · Lisbon

Frederico Velasco Amaral is CCA ONTIER’s Associate Coordinator of the Tax Department, having started his collaboration with the company in October 2017. His professional activity focuses on Tax Law in its various aspects, with a special focus on taxing people collective, indirect and wealth management. It has also participated in several corporate reorganization operations. Likewise, it provides advice and represents clients in administrative or judicial proceedings. Registered with the Portuguese Bar Association, with professional ID nº 51185P. Registered in the Portuguese Fiscal Association.

Academic backgorund

Intensive VAT Course by IDEFF (2018)

Postgraduate in Finance and Taxation from Porto Business School (2016-2017)

Doctorate in Law, in the area of Legal Economic Sciences, Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra (2013)

Master’s degree in Law, in the area of Legal Economic Sciences, Faculty of Law of the University of Porto (2010-2012)

Frequency and conclusion of the Course of Finance for Jurists, taught by the Institute for Studies for Business Development (INEDEM) (2009)

Degree in Law from the School of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University (2004-2009)

Professional Experience

Associate Lawyer of the Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (MLGTS) Tax Law Department (2015-2017)

Associate Lawyer of the Gil Moreira dos Santos, Caldeira, Cernadas & Associados (GMSCC) Tax Law Department (2013-2014)

Senior Tax Consultant in the KPMG & Associados - SROC, S.A. Corporate Tax Department (2012-2013)

Junior Lawyer at the Garrigues Portugal, SLP Branch, Tax Law Department (2009-2012)

Awards & Recognitions

Appointed by Best Lawyers Directory as a reference in the categories of Tax Law and Litigation 2019;

Recognition in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Tax – Advisory 2018

Publications & Associations

Tax Litigation, A Global Guide From Practical Law, Thomson Reuters, 2016, (co-authored)

Speaker at the Summer Course of Customs Law at the Portuguese Catholic University Law School - Lisbon (module on Customs Debt), 2015

Disregard of Collective Personality (in the shackles of censorship?), Public Prosecutor’s Magazine, Year 35, no. 139, 2014

The Coordination of Customs Law of the European Union and the WCO and WTO issues, Themes of Customs Law, Almedina, 2014

European Customs Law: nature and object, III Congress of Fiscal Law, Economic Life, 2013

Beyond the Law

Federated judo practice


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