Susana Soutelinho


Susana Soutelinho

Edifício Duarte Pacheco

Av. Eng. Duarte Pacheco 7, 7º andar




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Main Practice Areas

Tax Law

Tax and Administrative Litigation



Lawyer with a large experience in Tax Consultancy and Tax Litigation.

Joined CTSU - Sociedade de Advogados in June 2019 and is currently the partner coordinator responsible for CTSU’s team working in Tax Litigation.

Acting on behalf of clients (companies and individuals) she dedicates almost exclusively to Tax Litigation and Arbitration.

The main practice areas where she has been involved for the past years were also the Administrative Litigation, namely State Civil Liability disputes as well as current advisory to Portuguese and foreign companies in order to prevent tax disputes.



  • PhD student on Tax Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon.
  • Conclusion of the curriculum classes of the PhD in Law at Catolica Lisbon School of Law, 2015.
  • Advanced Postgraduate Course on Corporate Income Tax by the Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon, 2014.
  • Course on EU Litigation at Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra, 2008.
  • Postgraduate Course on Tax Law by the Higher Institute of Management, 2002.
  • Law Degree by the Faculty of Law of Lisbon University, 1997.


Professional Experience

  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association, since 1999.
  • Senior Associate at PLMJ since 2003.
  • Member of the Brazilian Bar Association, since 2010.
  • Partner at Leite de Campos, Soutelinho e Associados, from 2008 since 2019.
  • Member of the CAAD Referees List in tax matters since 2012.
  • Tax expert degree by the Portuguese Bar Association, 2013.
  • Speaker and frequent Guest Lecturer at conferences, Seminars and Post-Graduation Courses in the areas of Tax.



  • “O Regime Jurídico das opções sobre acções”, in co-authorship with Diogo Leite de Campos and Ana Miguel dos Santos, in Revista da Ordem dos Advogados;
  • Coordinator of several Tax Legislation in co-authorship with Diogo Leite de Campos, Dislivro e Livraria Petrony;
  • “A Arbitragem Tributária – uma realidade?”, in A Arbitragem Administrativa e Tributária, Problemas e Desafios, Almedina;
  • A “Evolução”Jurisprudencial sobre prescrição da Obrigação Tributária”, in Estudos em Memória ao Prof. J.L. Saldanha Sanches, Volume V, Coimbra Editora;
  • “Direito do Procedimento Tributário”, in co-authorship with Diogo Leite de Campos, Almedina;
  • “Competitividade das Empresas e Carga Fiscal: O Exemplo Português”, in Direito Empresarial Atual, Nacional e Internacional, Volume II, Del Rey Editora;
  • “As operações comparáveis nos preços de transferência” in co-authorship with Diogo Leite de Campos, in Estudos em Homenagem ao Prof. Dr. Alberto, Xavier, Volume I, Almedina.



  • Portuguese, English.


Susana Soutelinho