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Teresa Patrício da Silva

Founding Partner / Lawyer / English Solicitor

Commercial, Contract and Regulatory; Corporate and M&A; Employment; Tax; Litigation and Arbitration; Real Estate, Lease and Planning; Administrative Law; Certificates of English Law


Teresa was born in Lisbon. After graduating from Lisbon Law School, she completed her articles in 1996.

During her traineeship, Teresa was the advisor on property law for an international group of food distribution, between 1995 and 1996. She then went on to work as a Tax Consultant in a multinational corporation in Lisbon, from 1996 to 1998.

Teresa was a senior lawyer at an Anglo-Portuguese Law Firm from 1998 to 2002, when she left to practice as a sole practitioner. The rapid growth of her practice led her to set up her own firm, TP&A, in November 2005.

She then went on to qualify as an English solicitor in 2008.

Academic Qualifications

  • Law Degree from Lisbon Law School, 1991-1995
  • Attendance of post graduate degree in tax law, IESF, 1997
  • Post graduate degree on the Stock Exchange market, Lisbon Law School, 2000
  • QLTT degree, College of Law, 2008


  • Fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish; Working knowledge of French


  • Member of the Portuguese Law Society – registration number 13068L
  • Member of the Law Society of England and Wales - SRA number 465838
  • Qualified to provide training to lecturers (holder of a Certificate of Training for Lecturers)
  • Member of the American Club of Portugal
  • Member of the French-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce
  • Arbitrator for the Spanish-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce
  • Vice President of the British-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Law Society’s Private Client Section
  • Member of the Law Society’s Private Client Section
  • Member of the Grémio Literário
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