Maria Lobo Xavier

Managing Associate

Maria Lobo Xavier rejoined the Firm in January 2022. She is a member of corporate department.

Between 2015 and 2021 she was Legal Counsel and Department adviser at Galp and has been involved in M&A, banking, finance and capital markets transactions, mainly focused on renewables and Oil & Gas.

Between 2010 and 2014 she worked in the business legal practice at Morais Leitão specially focused on mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, acting both for Portuguese and foreign clients, as well as on the provision of general legal advice to companies mainly in the areas of commercial and capital markets (equity and debt). 

She has participated as a speaker and moderator at international conferences in the area of energy, including renewables.

Law Degree (Law Faculty of Nova University of Lisbon, 2010). LL.M in Corporate Law (University College of London, London, 2015). International Oil & Gas Law, Contracts and Negotiations (Association of International Petroleum Negotiators / Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Houston, Texas, 2016). Postgraduate Course in Corporate Finance and Accounting for Lawyers (Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, 2011). Postgraduate Studies in Securities Law (Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, 2011).


Portuguese, English and French.

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2013). 
Maria Lobo Xavier

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