Marta Pontes joined the firm in 2004 to work in the Lisbon office. Before joining Uría Menéndez, she worked in a Portuguese law firm and in a leading consultancy firm (Ernst & Young). She became a partner in January 2014.

She focuses on tax law, specialising in the following areas: real estate transactions, financial products, capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions.

She has written several articles on tax issues, and frequently participates as a speaker at seminars and conferences pertaining to her fields of expertise.