Joana finished her Law Degree – Universidade Católica – in 2000 and joined the Tax Division of Deloitte (at that time, Andersen). She was Manager of the Tax Division of Deloitte between 2007 and 2010.
In 2010, Joana was Head of the tax department at PLEN – Sociedade de Advogados, RL.
Joana worked as an independent tax consultant between 2012 and 2016, assuring for a direct and permanent assistance to Antas da Cunha Ecija & Associados clients, as the Head of Tax of the firm, of which she became a partner in 2017.
She works exclusively with Tax Law and provides services in this area to many national and international companies and also to individual clients. Her extensive professional experience enables her to handle matters relating to all taxes of the Portuguese tax system and her expertise comprises corporate restructuring processes and assistance in the field of international taxation, tax administrative and court litigation, non-habitual tax residency regime, monitoring real estate transactions, developing remuneration packages, and dealing with tax incentives procedures.
She attended several national and international training courses in tax law, both as trainee and trainer.
Joana is a member of AFP (Portuguese Tax Association) and IFA (International Fiscal Association) and the author of articles published in specialised journals and publications.
Law Degree, Universidade Católica
Joined the Tax Division of Deloitte (at that time, Andersen)
Manager of the Tax Division of Deloitte
Head of the tax department at PLEN – Sociedade de Advogados, RL
Independent tax consultant
Partner at Antas da Cunha Ecija & Associados