Francisco Silva Neves

Senior Associate

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Specialist in tax law, tax litigation and corporate and M&A matters, advising national and foreign companies operating in Angola. 

Francisco Silva Neves advises on private investment projects, corporate and property restructuring, tax planning, M&A and due diligences. He also advises on tax inspections and the subsequent administrative and court tax litigation processes.

He is a member of the team at Ceita & Vinda - Sociedade de Advogados, the correspondent law firm of Cuatrecasas in Angola.

He represented the Angolan Bar Association in the working group created by the Ministry of Finance for the introduction of VAT in Angola and advised on the country’s tax reform.

Before joining Cuatrecasas, he managed the tax consultancy division of Deloitte Angola and held positions at other law firms in Lisbon and Luanda.

He is a member of the Angolan Bar Association.


  • Postgraduate studies in Financial Strategy
    Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, 2019

    Postgraduate studies in Accounting and Taxation
    Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão da Universidade de Lisboa, 2015

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidade de Lisboa, 2012

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