João Riscado Rapoula and Marta Alves Vieira made Partners at VdA.

Their appointment is part of a strategy to reinforce the firm's expertise in core areas and to develop new skills in key economic sectors that bring added value to clients. 

João Riscado Rapoula is a member of the Tax practice area where he has been actively involved in several corporate transactions, namely in international tax structuring and tax litigation, as well as in EU law and social security matters.

João has also been providing tax and legal assistance in numerous private wealth transactions and private client planning.


Marta Alves Vieira is head partner of the IP Litigation practice where she has been actively involved in intellectual property litigation and arbitration, notably in disputes involving pharmaceutical patents, regularly providing legal and strategic advice to companies in all intellectual property matters.