Professional Experience

Catarina has worked for the firm since November 2018, being a member of the Litigation department and supporting the credit recovery area.

She has a vast career in advocacy, having been linked in recent years more to civil and commercial litigation, acting as sole practitioner before joining MG Advogados.

In 2016 Catarina was a consultant with Abreu Advogados, being involved in representing clients in civil and commercial litigation cases, as well as providing legal advice in civil, corporate and banking matters.

Previously Catarina was a Partner in the law firm Alves Mendes, Jardim Gonçalves & Associados (2003 – 2015), the law firm where she began her career as a Trainee Lawyer and then worked as an Associate. She represented clients in civil and commercial litigation and provided legal advice in civil, commercial, banking, real estate and notarial matters.

Academic Background

Law Degree (Faculty of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University, 2000). Postgraduate Studies in Commercial Law (Faculty of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University, 2002). Postgraduate Studies in Administrative Litigation (Faculty of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University, 2007). Postgraduate Studies in Compliance (Superior Institute of Banking Management, 2016). Postgraduate Studies in Corporate Governance (Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2016). Postgraduate Studies in Legal Sciences (Faculty of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University, 2017).

Professional Memberships

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted since 2001).

Languages

Portuguese and English.
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