We are a group of independent lawyers working together, whenever useful for our clients, and sharing common personnel, equipment and expenses.

We all have at least a license degree in Law and are “advogados” (lawyers/barristers/solicitors), members of the Portuguese “Ordem dos Advogados” (Portuguese Law Society/Bar Association), allowed to practice in the whole country.

We render lawyers services in all areas of law, including advice, drafting and negotiation of contracts, promotion of formalities before notaries, registrars, tax authorities and other public authorities and private entities, litigation and arbitration.

We all know English and or French; some also know German, Italian and Spanish.

With us works one “solicitador”, allowed to promotion of formalities before notaries, registrars, tax authorities and other public authorities and litigation in simple cases. He also is authorized to sign and give “public faith” to all kind of legal documents, certify translations and testify the authenticity of any copies necessary to instruct some legal acts.    


Master in Law (Law Faculty of Universidade de Lisboa - 1969), Master in Business Administration (INSEAD - Fontainebleau, France - 1971); teaching law, in the Portuguese Catholic University, since March 1974 until 2003 (commercial law, banking law, labor law, European social law, European company law, introduction to the law and media law); in the Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, since 1977 until 1991 (labor law, commercial law, European social law) and in the International University, since 2003 until 2006 (commercial law); collaborated in the preparation of several statute laws on: companies (Companies Act 1986), bankruptcy, commercial law, commercial register, stock exchange, consolidated accounts and labor (dismissal and contracts with term; Labor Code 2003); represented the Ministry of Justice in working groups preparing the 5th and 11th directives of the EEC about companies and the regulation and directive about the European company (1985-1992); member of the official Commission in charge to follow-up the privatization of public enterprises, nominated by the Prime Minister, since 1988 until 2011; Portuguese Delegate to UNCITRAL - United Nations Commission for International Trade Law, since July 1998 until 2005; author of several books and articles on law.

“Advogado” (Lawyer/Barrister/Solicitor) since 1966, mainly occupied with companies (incorporation, mergers and acquisitions, shareholders’ meetings, etc.), commercial, foreign investments, industrial property, labor, real estate, successions (heritage law) and international private law. Member of the International Bar Association.

Languages: French, English, German, Spanish and Italian.

Curriculum Vitae (link access to complete CV)



Lawyer, member of the Portuguese Bar Association (Ordem dos Advogados), since 1995

Law degree at the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Lisbon, January 1992; Advanced Management Programme, AESE-Business School, Lisbon, 1999; Attended Post-Graduate studies in Corporate Law at the Catholic University of Lisbon (2006/2007), in Notary Profession Access, Law School of Lisbon (2008) and Real Estate Law, Autonomous University of Lisbon (2009-2010)


Practices Law in the areas of real estate, tax, corporate, civil and labour, heritage and family, law, international contracts and law of the Portuguese speaking countries since 1995

Practice of Mediation (Alternative Resolution of Conflicts) since 2002

Member of the Portuguese Parliament (Assembleia da República),

Member of the Parliamentary Committee for Labour and Social Affairs, 2002-2005

Member of the Board of Portuguese and Spanish industrial companies from the Schréder Group since 1992

Chief Executive Office of Fundição de Évora, 1992-1999

Member of the Lisbon Local Council and president of its Committee of Social Affairs, 2009-2013


Foreign Languages: English, Spanish, Italian and French.

Founder and Member of the Board of Non-Profit Organizations and NGO’s (in the fields of Solidarity, Education and Family)

Date of birth: 11 April 1962, Lisbon

Nationality: Portuguese

Married since 1986 to: Maria de Jesus - 1 son & 3 daughters (from 11 to 25 years)

Curriculum Vitae

Academic and Professional Training

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