Carolina Pitta e Cunha


Carolina Pitta e Cunha joined the firm in September 2015. She is a member of the litigation and arbitration team and of the Morais Leitão international arbitration team.

Carolina works as counsel and as an arbitral secretary in domestic and international arbitrations, in a variety of industry sectors, involving the application of different laws (including Portuguese law, Angolan law and Brazilian law) and different rules of procedure.

She is an author and co-coordinator of the web platform Lisbon Arbitration, created by the Morais Leitão international arbitration team to provide specialized information on arbitration from the standpoint of Portuguese practitioners.

Carolina is a Class Teacher at the London School of Economics and Political Science, teaching the Summer Course “International Commercial Litigation and Arbitration”. She has also previously worked as a Teaching Assistant at the Católica Lisbon School of Law.


Law Degree (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 2014). LL.M. in Commercial and Corporate Law (London School of Economics and Political Science, 2015). First Course of International Investment Arbitration (Nova Law School, 2016). ICC Arbitration Advanced Seminar (ICC Portugal/International Court of Arbitration, 2017). Currently attending an Advanced Postgraduate Course in M&A and Corporate Litigation (Centre for Research on Private Law, University of Lisbon School of Law).


Portuguese and English.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2018). Portuguese Association of Arbitration (APA). ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF). London Court of International Arbitration Young International Arbitration Group (LCIA YIAG). Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA).

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