Pedro de Gouveia e Melo joined the firm in 2002. He is a member of the european law and competition team. He is also a member of the Africa Team.
Pedro represents and advises clients in a wide range of industries on all fields of competition law (merger control, State aids, dominance and horizontal and vertical agreements), as well as on EU law, in particular the Internal Market rules, the Common Agricultural Policy and Structural Funds.
His experience includes cases before both the Portuguese Competition Authority and the European Commission, and he has been involved in litigation before the European Court of Justice, the EU General Court and the Portuguese courts. He has also worked in cases before the U.S. Antitrust Agencies and the European Court of Human Rights.
During 2007 Pedro de Gouveia e Melo was seconded to Latham & Watkins LLP in Washington, where he worked in US and International antitrust law matters.
European Law and Competition.
Law Degree (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 2001). LL.M. in European Community Law (College d'Europe , 2002).
Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2004). Portuguese Association of European Law. American Bar Association (Antitrust Law Section). International Association of Wine Lawyers. Association of Portuguese Competition Lawyers. European Lawyers’ Union.