António started his career at the European Commission (DG Development) in Brussels in 1997 and in 1999 he joined Arthur Andersen (Deloitte after the merger in 2002) as a tax adviser of its Lisbon office Tax Department. He also developed his professional skills as a tax lawyer in two of the most important law firms of the Iberian Peninsula, Cuatrecasas (2005-2006) and Garrigues (2006-2011).
In November 2011 he joined Baker Tilly as a Tax Partner and Oporto office Lead Partner.
António led the opening of Miranda's Office in Oporto and was the office Director from May 2014 until September 2015. Miranda is one of the top full practice law firms in Portugal and definitely the one with strongest international presence.
António was hired by Telles in October 2015 where he will be developing his activity as a tax lawyer and sharing some managing responsibilities regarding the firm's business development.
António has extensive experience in providing tax assistance to a large number of clients. He concentrates primarily on corporate tax and international transactions, with particular expertise in Portuguese tax matters and cross-border transactions planning and structuring. He has represented the interests of clients in transactions, mergers and acquisitions, financings, restructurings and investments abroad and in Portugal.
He also handles estate planning, including the restructuring of private estates, inheritances and family-owned businesses, and estate planning for high-net-worth individuals. The main emphasis of his practice is counseling clients regarding the preservation of their estates and the minimization of estate and inheritance taxes.
Besides his technical skills as tax lawyer and consultant, throughout his career António also developed strong managing and business development capabilities.
António participates regularly as a speaker on tax issues in various conferences and seminars. He also teaches seminars in cooperation with law schools. He has published various articles on tax matters.
He is a member of the Portuguese Law Society (Ordem dos Advogados) since May, 1999.