Professional Experience

Lawyer with more than 20 years of experience in dispute resolution, with a special focus on corporate restructuring, corporate Special Recovery Procedures (PER), insolvency proceedings and plans, involving private and legal persons (in procedures ranging from ten thousand Euros to one hundred million Euros).

His extensive know-how in all matters involving investment funds and complex finance transactions should also be highlighted, and his team has been involved in the structuring of numerous financing operations.

Along the years José, furthermore, has accompanied our clients in insolvency procedures in other jurisdictions, such as in Europe (The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, France and Spain), South America (Brazil) and North America (USA).

He worked as in-house lawyer in an investment bank, having acquired extensive knowledge on the structuring of complex financial operations, in all their aspects.


Recommended in the Financial Institutions category by Best Lawyers since 2020.


Academic Background

Law Degree (Faculty of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University of Lisbon, 1990). 

Professional Memberships

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted since 1992).
IR Global (exclusive Insolvency Member in Portugal).



Portuguese, French and English.
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