Filipe Figueiredo’s practice has a strong focus on corporate and litigation.
Filipe is experienced in negotiating, drafting and interpreting commercial agreements, as well as in providing corporate and regulatory or compliance advisory services, both in commercial and gambling areas. He also has experience in criminal litigation, especially regarding gambling sector crimes.
Prior to joining JNV – Lawyers and Notaries in 2012, Filipe worked as a Lawyer at Luís Miguel Rodrigues Law Office, in Portugal, practicing specially tax, administrative and criminal litigation. He was also an independent consultant of several companies and public institutions. He has also been university lecturer in Instituto Bissaya Barreto, a private university in Coimbra, teaching Tax Law, Administrative Law and Public Sector Economics.
Filipe is author of several articles, such as Comments to articles 315.º and 316.º of the Lisbon Treaty, in Tratado de Lisboa Anotado e Comentado, Coordenação Manuel Lopes Porto e Gonçalo Anastácio, Almedina, Coimbra 2012, Vehicle Taxation in the European Union (remarks regarding a possible tax harmonization of the sector), in Livro de Homenagem ao Professor Doutor Xavier de Basto, Coimbra Editora, 2006, The Tax Representative, the real non-resident in the doctrine and case law, in Boletim da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Coimbra, vol. LXXX (2004), and co-author of Taxation of Energetic Products and of the Income of the Energy Companies: some remarks on the “Robin Hood Charge”, in Revista de Finanças Públicas e Direito Fiscal, Ano I, n.º 3, Outono, Almedina, 2008, and Legitimate trust and confidence on tax law: the tax benefits’ issue, in Segurança e Confiança Legítima do Contribuinte, Coordenação Manuel Pires e Rita Calçada Pires, Colecção Ensaios, Universidade Lusíada, 2013.
Filipe graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra in 2003 and concluded in 2008 the master in Juridical Economical Sciences by the same University. He is member of the Portuguese Bar Association, the Macau Lawyers Association and the Portuguese Tax Association.
Filipe is native in Portuguese and fluent in both oral and written English, Italian, French and German.