Professional Experience

Cristina has been working with the firm since 2007, where she is responsible for all the civil and credit recovery litigation, coordinating the areas of mega and large-sized credits and legal person domestic insolvencies.

Cristina has vast technical know-how in litigation advice and process management in the area of credit recovery. She has significant experience in managing, monitoring and intervening in insolvency and corporate restructuring procedures, ensuring support to the large-scale operations handled by the office and coordinating the team working in this area.

Previously she worked with the lawyers Porfírio Azevedo Gomes in Macau (1995-1999) and Amadeu Ferreira da Costa in Lisbon (2000-2007).


Recommended in the Insolvency and Reorganization Law category by Best Lawyers since 2019.

Academic Background

Law Degree (Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 1993).
Course on Environmental Law (Faculty of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University of Lisbon, 1991).
Notary Course (Macau, 1998).
Postgraduate Studies on Property Rights (Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2002).

Professional Memberships

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted since 1995).
Member of APDIR - Associação Portuguesa de Direito da Insolvência e Recuperação.
Member of INSOL International.


Portuguese, French and English.
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