Maria da Conceição Soares Fatela


Law Degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon.

Master in Contracts and Company Law by School of Law of the University of Minho and doctoral student in Legal Sciences at the same University.

Lawyer and legal consultant.

For more than 10 years coordinated the Legal Department, Credit Recovery, Litigation and Insurance of a financial leasing company.

Worked in the Legal Department of a Bank.

For more than 12 years was the president of the legal commission of the Portuguese Leasing, Factoring and Renting Association (ALF), and was the representative of this association in the Legal Committee of Leaseurope – European Federation of Leasing Companies.

Participated, as a trainer, in two training actions for judges on financial leasing in CEJ – Center for Judicial Studies.

Consultant at a Law Firm in Lisbon.

  • Financial leasing
  • Rights in rem
  • Tax Law
  • Value-added tax
  • Real estate law
  • Banking law

This researcher belongs to E-TEC.

Books and book chapters

  • A opção de compra na locação financeira imobiliária  – anotação do Ac. do STJ, 2017.
  • O IVA na cessão da posição contratual da locatária financeira, in Cadernos IVA 2015, Coimbra 2015.
  • A locação financeira de aeronaves, in CDP n.º 49, Braga, 2015.
  •  A locação financeira e o Pro Rata, in Cadernos IVA 2014, Coimbra, 2014.
  •  O IVA na locação financeira de aeronaves, in Cadernos IVA 2013, Coimbra, 2013.