Manuel Anselmo Torres

Founding tax partner of Galhardo Vilão Torres Sociedade de Advogados.

Practice Areas

Taxation, Tax Litigation, Accounting.

  • LL.L. (Licentiate in Laws), Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon, 1987.
  • M.B.A. (Master in Business Administration), Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey Ca, USA, 1992.
  • Diploma in Tax Analysis and Revenue Forecasting, Harvard Law School, Cambridge Ma, USA, 1997.
  • Diploma in Public Finance, London School of Economics, London, UK, 1999.
  • Post-graduate degree in Accounting, ISCTE, Lisbon, 2006.
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association 1990.
  • Recognized by the Portuguese Bar Association as a Specialist in Tax Law, 2004
  • Admitted as tax arbitration judge by the Center for Administrative Arbitration, 2011.

Taxation, Tax Litigation, Accounting.

  • Founding tax partner of Galhardo Vilão, Torres – Sociedade de Advogados, 2000 - 2013.
  • Senior tax partner of PLMJ – A.M. Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, having set up and led this largest Portuguese law firm’s tax department until 1999.
  • Managing tax consultant, Price Waterhouse, Lisbon, until 1995. Seconded to Price Waterhouse, London, Financial Services Tax Group, 1995.
  • Legal counsel to the Monetary and Exchange Authority of Macao, 1990.
  • Invited professor, Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão (ISEG), Technical University of Lisbon, post-graduate degree in tax management, 2009 - 2013
  • Invited lecturer, Centre for Legal and Economic Research (CIJE), Faculty of Law, Oporto University, post-graduate degree in taxation, 2007 - 2011
  • Invited lecturer, Economic, Financial and Tax Law Institute (IDEFF), Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon, post-graduate degree in advanced tax studies, 2006 - 2011
  • Invited professor, Instituto Superior de Gestão, Lisbon, post-graduate degree in taxation, 2006 - 2007
  • Invited lecturer, tax law, Universidade Moderna, Lisbon, 2003 - 2006.
  • Invited lecturer, tax law, Faculty of Law, University of Oporto, 2002 - 2003.
  • Invited lecturer, post-graduate degree in securities law, Securities Law Institute, Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon, 2000 - 2001.
  • Member, Minister of Finance appointee, Commission for the Study and Analysis of Tax Procedure, 1997.
  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association.
  • International Fiscal Association.
  • Portuguese Fiscal Association.
  • Portuguese Association of Tax Consultants.
  • European Accounting Association.
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