Sofia Gomes da Costa


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Specialist in real estate and tourism, particularly crossborder investment, acquisitions, financing and management of assets of large real estate portfolios, and M&A.

Sofia Gomes da Costa specializes in structuring transactions involving large real estate portfolios, including forward funding and forward purchase structures, acquisitions with guaranteed profitability, sale-and-leaseback transactions, turnkey contracts, leasing and other forms of implementing office projects, tourism and leisure facilities, commercial centers, and retail parks and outlets. She advises investors and developers, including real estate investment funds and other institutional investors, during the planning and financing stages of their real estate transactions, and on defining and implementing investment structures. 

She handles important real estate acquisitions and transactions in Portugal and in other countries, and is an expert in advising on the different real estate investment models. 

She also advises on investment structures under Sharia law.

Before joining Cuatrecasas, she worked at another law firm in Portugal for 29 years.

She is a member of the Portuguese Bar Association.


  • Master in Banking and Finance Law
    University of London, 1999

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidade de Lisboa, 1994

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