Ana Sá Couto joined Uría Menéndez in 2002 and was appointed counsel in January 2010. She is a member of the capital markets practice group. Between 1997 and 2002, she carried out activities for another Portuguese law firm.

She focuses her practice on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, commercial and corporate law, corporate governance, banking and financial law.

She has participated in several major transactions connected to listed companies and issuers of various types of securities, especially privatisations, OPAs, OPVs, IPOs, ABOs, offer and admission to trading of different types of financial instruments (including structured products), collective investment schemes and venture capital, constitution and regular monitoring of different types of credit institutions and financial intermediaries.

Ana has been singled out by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe for her work on capital markets in Portugal, as well as other relevant directories.