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Patrick Dewerbe


CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut
Rua Sousa Martins 10
1050-218 Lisbon
Languages Spanish, French, English, Portuguese

Patrick Dewerbe’s main areas of activity are tax legal consultancy, with particular emphasis on cross-border operations, Private Equity operations, corporate reorganisations, structured financing, property taxation and accounting.

He has also been recently assisting Portuguese and international clients with their investments in Angola.

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Relevant experience

  • Patrick has joined CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut in 2007.
  • Beforehand he was head of the Tax Area at Linklaters in Portugal (2005 to 2007) and has acted as Tax Manager at Ernst & Young LLP in New York (2000 to 2004), responsible for the Portuguese Tax Desk of Ernst & Young in the United States.
  • Patrick Dewerbe has started his career at PLMJ, as Associate of the Tax Department (1993 to 2000). 
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  • Graduated in Law from the Law Faculty of the Catholic University Portugal.  
  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 1995.
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  • Patrick Dewerbe has acted as Visiting Professor of International Tax Management for the Post-Graduation Course in Taxation in ISCTE.
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