António Gaspar Schwalbach



Throughout his professional career, António Gaspar Schwalbach has provided legal advice in corporate restructuring operations, M&A transactions, restructuring of private wealth and family assets, as well as investment operations in Portugal, financial and commercial transactions. Additionally, he has extensive experience in all phases of pre-litigation and tax litigation, including legal actions before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Registered in the Portuguese Bar Association
Registered in the Portuguese Tax Association
Registered in the Portuguese Association of Tax Consultants
Member of the Justice Pact Working Group (2018)
Member of the General Council of the Portuguese Bar Association - Tax department (2017-2019)

Professional Background

  • Partner at PARES ADVOGADOS since 2024
  • Partner / Member of the Tax Team at Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira e Associados (2023-2024)
  • Contracted Partner, Responsible for the Tax Team at Serra Lopes, Cortes Martins e Associados (2019-2022)
  • Managing Associate Lawyer at Telles de Abreu e Associados (2015-2019)
  • Associate Lawyer at ABBC (2010-2014)
  • Lawyer in charge of the Tax Law Practice Area at MAG & Associados (2009-2010)
  • Analyst at Deloitte & Associados (2008-2009)
  • Trainee Lawyer at law firm Drª. Maria Alcide Gaspar and José Lança Schwalbach & Associados(2004-2008)


  • Attendance of International Taxation Course at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics – Catholic University (2016-2017)
  • Attendance of Course on IRS Reform at IDEFF-FDL - Instituto de Direito Económico Financeiro e Fiscal da Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa (2015)
  • Master's Degree in Accounting at INDEG-ISCTE (2011-2012), with a thesis on the theme: “Fiscal Neutrality in Corporate Restructuring Operations - The Impact of the Community Directive on National Legislation”
  • Executive Master's Degree in Fiscal Management at INDEG-ISCTE (2010-2011)
  • Post-Graduation in Management for Lawyers at the School of Business Management, Catholic University of Portugal (2007-2008)
  • Attendance of the Post-Graduation in New Administrative and Tax Justice at the Centre for Studies in Public Law and Regulation of the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra (2006)
  • Attendance of the Post-Graduation in Business Law at the Institute of Business and Labour Law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra (2004-2005)
  • Law Degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (2004)