Carlos Osório de Castro


Carlos Osório de Castro became a partner in 2006. He is a member of the corporate and M&A and capital markets team.

Carlos is one of the most well-known Portuguese lawyers in the areas of capital markets and M&A, a reputation earned due to his participation in major projects involving both national and international clients.

A Senior Assistant Professor at the Católica Porto School of Law from 1982 to 2002, from 1996 onwards he became responsible for the chair of Capital Markets.

Carlos is one of the members of the Review Committee of the Portuguese Securities Code.

He was a partner at Osório de Castro, Verde Pinho, Vieira Peres, Lobo Xavier e Associados – Sociedade de Advogados between 1989 and 2005.

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

Chambers Europe

Law Degree (Coimbra Faculty of Law, 1982). Master's Degree in Legal Business (Coimbra Faculty of Law).


Portuguese, English and French.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 1984).

Carlos Osório de Castro