Beco Torto, 10 A
Tel: +351 960 427 131
Fax: +351 213 830 258
Rita Mayer Jardim holds a Masters (with Distinction) from Oxford University (Kellogg College) having earned her law degree from Lisbon University in 1996 and is currently admitted for a Doctorate at Universidade de Coimbra. She is qualified as a lawyer in Portugal and Brazil.
Rita earned the Certificate in International Trust Management by STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and is completing the Diploma in International Trust Management, the global benchmark qualification for fiduciaries.
She set up MAYER JARDIM, a boutique Private Client law practice to contribute with a new holistic approach to private wealth legal advisory in Portugal. She specialises on residence and citizenship, property acquisition and company incorporation as investment vehicles and also has a focus on trust adisory and other wealth preservation strategies.
This follows her experience as international development director of one of the most successful London law firms with a market-leading private client practice (Mishcon de Reya) and previously as chief operating officer of an international network of leading law firms (Legalink). She dedicated part of her career to connecting legal professionals from around the world to best service clients with an international footprint.
She lived and worked in Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Lisbon, São Paulo, and London. Rita speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.
Key Areas of Practice:
- Citizenship and Residence
- Wealth Structuring
- Real Estate
- Cross-border Succession Planning
- Tax Planning
We are a specialised private client law practice based in Cascais, Lisbon, Portugal.
We are dedicated to advising foreign individuals and families on relocation and investment in Portugal, assisting with residence and citizenship issues, advising in real estate purchase and company formation, wealth and tax planning, and any legal areas where our clients need help.
As one of the few Portuguese lawyers specialised in international trust management, we also help Portuguese based wealth owners with their wealth planning needs through trusts and other international vehicles.
A strong international background and vast connections with leading lawyers and wealth advisers around the world complement the value we add to our clients´ matters.
As a truly independent legal services provider we are able to pick and choose the best, on a case by case basis – demanding the high standards of accountability and service that we provide our clients.