Maria Pinheiro

Associate Lawyer

Main Practice Areas

Immigration Law



Public Law


Portuguese, English, Spanish



Maria is an associate in the immigration practice area with more than five years of experience. Her work has focused on civil litigation, employment law, corporate law, public law – public procurement and immigration law. She provides legal advice on visa procedures, nationality acquisition processes and procedures with the Foreigners and Borders Service, and tax and social security matters.

In addition, she regularly assists companies in various sectors of activity and has participated in due diligence processes in her different areas of practice. Maria has a law degree from the Coimbra University Law School and a post-graduation in Corporate Law from Minho University.

  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2017
  • Summer School in Armed Conflicts – Legal Perspectives and International Relations at the University of Minho, 2017
  • Post-Graduate degree in Business Law at the University of Minho, 2017
  • Graduate from the University of Coimbra, 2015
  • Lawyer at Caiado Guerreiro, since 2022
  • Lawyer at Latino Group, S.A. in Public Procurement Department, 2022
  • Lawyer at Manuel Alves Coelho – Advogados, 2019
  • Trainee Lawyer at R.V.M. Rodrigues, Vasconcelos e Marques, Sociedade de Advogados, 2017-2019
  • Traineeship Notary Public Dr. Carlos Forte Tavares, 2016
  • Team Leader Santander Totta, University of Porto Project, 2015
  • Traineeship in Tax Authority, 2013
  • Traineeship in Courts of Peace, 2011