Tânia Luísa Faria is a counsel and head of the competition and European Union area in the Lisbon office of Uría Menéndez – Proença de Carvalho. She graduated from the Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon and pursued a master’s degree and other postgraduate studies at the same university, including a PhD, concluded in 2021.
Tânia joined the firm in 2004, having worked in both the Lisbon and Brussels offices. Her practice area is EU and Portuguese competition law, covering, in particular, merger control issues, cartels and abuses of dominant position. She acts for clients in various sectors, including financial institutions, telecommunications and media, air transport, energy, retail distribution and other industrial sectors, and regularly advises leading multinational companies in the pharmaceutical sector, including proceedings before the European Commission, the Portuguese competition authorities, the Court of Justice of the European Union and the Portuguese Competition, Regulation and Supervision Court.
Tânia is also a teaching assistant at the Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon.