Luís do Nascimento Ferreira joined the firm in 2003. He is a member of the european law and competition team.
Luís has vast experience on EU law and competition, namely on advising and representing national and international clients in the areas of merger control, restrictive practices, market dominance, State Aids and services of general economic interest — both before the Portuguese Competition Authority and the European Commission — as well as the setting up and implementation of compliance programmes for various industries.
Luís also holds great experience in regulatory energy law, by counselling and representing companies in a number of sanctioning proceedings and regularly advising on sectoral regulatory matters since the reorganisation process of the national energy sector in 2003 and 2004.
He also advises and represents clients on EU law matters, especially on internal market, public procurement, concession agreements and structural funds rules.
Luís has also experience in cases before European and Portuguese Courts and the European Court of Human Rights.
European Law and Competition.
Law Degree (Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, 2003). Postgraduate Studies in European Studies (Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, 2005). LL.M. in International Business Law (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 2011). Master’s Degree in Law (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 2013).
Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2005). Portuguese Association of European Law. Association of Portuguese Competition Lawyers.