Carlos Botelho Moniz


Carlos Botelho Moniz joined the firm in 2001 as a partner. He is a member of the European law and competition team.

His experience includes advising and representing clients in competition cases, both at the national and European level, in the areas of anti-trust, merger control and state aids. He has extensive experience in representing Portuguese authorities and private parties before the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Carlos is a visiting professor at IEP – Institute for Political Studies / European studies (Universidade Católica Portuguesa).

Regular presence in working sessions, seminars and conferences in the areas of competition and EU Law.

"outstanding lawyer with profound knowledge and great capacity to address difficult issues."

Chambers Europe

Law Degree (University of Lisbon School of Law, 1976). Certificate in European Studies/Community Law (College d' Europe, 1979). Master's Degree in Law and Economics (University of Lisbon School of Law, 1989). Specialist Lawyer in EU and Competition Law, title awarded by the Portuguese Bar Association in 2006.


Portuguese, English and French.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 1980). European Lawyers Union (founding member, President 2015-2016). Portuguese Association of European Law (vice-chairman of the board). Association of Portuguese Competition Lawyers (founding member, President 2011-2012). International Bar Association.

Carlos Botelho Moniz