Leonor Martins Machado

Managing Associate

Leonor Martins Machado joined the firm in September 2009. Previously, Leonor worked with the corporate and M&A team and now she is a member of the litigation and arbitration team.

Leonor has vast experience in national and international arbitrations, ad hoc and institutionalized, concerning several industry sectors, with emphasis in corporate and construction litigation.

She has extensive experience in private damages actions for breach of competition law, a subject to which Leonor has devoted particular attention in recent years.

Leonor is a member of Team Genesis.


Law Degree (Nova Law School, 2008). Master's Degree in Law and Business (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 2010). Attendance of the International Arbitration Course (Nova Law School and ELSA, 2014). Attendence of the module “The Practical Use of the1999 FIDIC Conditions of Contract for EPC Turnkey Projects and Comparison with Plant & Design – Build Contract ECV Module 8 Training Course” (2015). Attendence of I Advanced Postgraduated Course on Arbitration Law (Centro de Investigação de Direito Privado, University of Lisbon, 2016).


Portuguese, English and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2013).

Leonor Martins Machado