Suzana Tavares da Silva

Suzana Tavares da Silva (*1973 in Elvas, Portugal) is a judge at the Portuguese Supreme Administrative Court and a professor of law at the University of Coimbra. She held Chairs in Constitutional, Administrative, Energy and Tax Law at the faculty of law since 2009 and is now a Judge at (both) the Tax and the Administrative Chamber of the Supreme Administrative Court in Lisbon.

Suzana studied law at the University of Coimbra and was supported with a scholarship from Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. She graduated in 1996, got a master on public law in 1999 and received a doctor's degree in 2009, all from the University of Coimbra, last one for her thesis on energy sector before the foster, guiding and guarantee state.

As an academic, Suzana’s research is focused on energy law, European fundamental rights, economic constitutional and European law, and economic tax law.

In 2019, she was designated (after a tendering procedure) judge of the Portuguese Supreme Administrative Court.