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Gisela Martins

Lawyer | Portugal

Rua dos Ilheus, 6 9000-176 Funchal Madeira Portugal
+351 291 225019 linkedin/gisela-martins-86976914/

Gisela Martins joined the Dixcart Group in 2010 as a senior lawyer in the legal and compliance department. Her practice is focused on Corporate, Tax, Shipping and Residency programmes.

Gisela has been involved in a wide variety of domestic and international transactions, advising corporate clients in sectors such as mergers, commercial contracts, corporate transactions, including share acquisitions and disposals, and corporate reorganisations and restructuring. She has also been providing tax and legal assistance to several private clients wishing to relocate to Portugal in order to benefit from the special tax regime, the Non-Habitual Residents Programme, which was designed to attract High Net Worth Individuals into the country.

Gisela is a member of the Air Marine department at the Dixcart office in Portugal. She has extensive experience regarding yacht and ship registration, gained over 20 years. Gisela provides advice on the setting up of appropriate ownership structures for the vessel, assists with VAT and yacht importation, and has been involved in several yacht and ship transactions and mortgages.

Career History

Gisela graduated in Law from the Catholic University of Portugal, in Lisbon, and worked for the international law firm Miranda & Associados.

She holds a Post-Graduate Degree in Management and Tax from the Portuguese Institute for Finance and Tax Studies (IESF).

Professional Memberships & Qualifications
  • The Portuguese Bar Association, and
  • The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA).