Sara Santos Ferreira joined the firm in 2006. She is a member of the banking and finance team.
Ms. Santos Ferreira has experience in banking, acquired through continuous exposure to institutional credit activities (regulation side), advising clients in the draft and/or adaptation of banking contracts to be signed with the public (bank account contracts and associated businesses, credit contracts – consumer credit, mortgage, documentary payments, leasing contracts and others), contracts signed between businesses and other entities (service contracts, partnerships, and others), on the international dimension of its activity, as well as carrying out due diligence with focus on compliance with rules of conduct (banking conduct supervision) and reporting rules to the Bank of Portugal (prudential supervision).
She has carried out a significant part of her professional career in the financial area, with special emphasis on structured finance, having worked on various projects including highways, hospitals, factories, renewable wind energy farms, and others (project finance), as well as financing with the objective of acquiring other businesses (corporate finance).
She also participates in the area of capital markets, with special emphasis on derivatives (including issuance of medium term notes) as well as real estate investment funds. Ms. Santos Ferreira has also commercial and corporate experience, providing advisory services to companies and other corporations.
Banking and Finance (Banking Regulation and Supervision, Derivatives, Project Finance/Public-Private Partnerships, Structured Finance), Capital Markets.
Law Degree (Law Faculty of Nova University of Lisbon, 2006).
Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2009).