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Catarina Monteiro Pires

Catarina Monteiro Pires joined the firm in 2004. She is a member of the litigation and arbitration team.

Having extensive experience in corporate and commercial matters, particularly in acquisitions, international contracts within the energy sector and strategic business combination transactions, she now focuses her activity on different areas of civil and commercial law and concentrates her practice on advising national and international clients on litigation and pre-litigation matters.

She participated in a secondment with the German Law Firm Hengeler Mueller (Düsseldorf, 2009).

Catarina Monteiro Pires is an invited assistant teacher at the Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon (Contract Law/Law of Obligations/Corporate and Commercial Law). She was a lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of Coimbra (2001-2003, Public Finance and Economy).

 

Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial (Commercial Law, Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint ventures), Litigation and Arbitration.

Education

Law Degree (Coimbra, 2000). Postgraduate Studies in Banking Law (University of Lisbon, 2002). Master's Degree in Civil Law (University of Lisbon, 2007). Modules of Oil and Gas Law/Oil and Gas Contract Law (Aberdeen, 2008). Admitted to PhD in Civil Law (University of Lisbon, 2009).

Memberships

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2003). Portuguese Arbitration Association. Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit. European Law Institute (2013). Deutsch-Lusitanische Juristenvereinigung. Hengeler Mueller Alumni. Deutsch-Portugiesische Industrie- und Handelskammer. «Verein der Freunde des Hamburger Max-Planck-Instituts für auslandisches und internationales Privatrecht».

Languages

Portuguese, English, German and French.

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