Rafael Graca


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Languages Known:

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


Rafael Graca is a senior associate in the tax practice.

Between 2006 and 2013, worked as a tax consultant for EY, where participated in a number of company purchase transactions, mergers, spin-offs and internal restructuring operations. In 2011 and 2012 worked at EY New York office where assisted Portuguese company and multinational enterprises on their international tax issues (inbound and outbound investments, financing, tax structuring).

He has experience in national and international taxation, advising Portuguese economic groups, multinationals, financial institutions, insurance companies and companies in the real estate sector.

Rafael Graca is a member of the Portuguese Bar Association, as well as a member of the Portuguese Tax Association.

Academic background:

Degree in Law, Faculty of Law, Universidade de Lisboa

Specialization Program in Tax, ISCTE – Instituto Universitario de Lisboa

MBA – IE Business School



Co-author of articles in specialist reviews and publications such as International Tax Review (2013) and Tax Directors Handbook (2015 and 2014).