Professional Experience

Hugo has been working with the firm since 2009, where he primarily works in Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial. His practice entails providing legal advice to domestic and foreign financial institutions and companies on corporate and compliance matters, transaction structuring, due diligence processes for acquisitions, drafting contracts and legal opinions, assisting clients from the development of the strategy up to the completion of the transactions.”

He, furthermore, has important specialised know how in dispute resolution, both judicial and arbitration, in civil, commercial and corporate matters (annulment and suspension of corporate resolutions, removal of members of corporate bodies, winding up of companies by administrative decision, among others).

Additionally, Hugo accompanies real estate investment funds (in the constitution of funds, drafting diverse contracts, legal opinions, fund dissolution, contacts with the supervisory entity CMVM) and acts in insolvency procedures and corporate Special Recovery Procedures (PER). 


Recommended in the Banking and Finance Law category by Best Lawyers since 2022.


Academic Background

Law Degree (Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2006). 

Professional Memberships

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2010).
Founding Member of JALP - Associação Internacional de Jovens Advogados de Língua Portuguesa.
Member of ANJAP - Associação Nacional de Jovens Advogados Portugueses.


Portuguese, French and English.
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