Catarina Brito Ferreira


Catarina Brito Ferreira joined the firm in 2003 and became a partner in 2017. She is a member of the corporate and M&A and capital markets practice area, distinguished by her work in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

In the area of corporate and commercial law, she has acted as legal advisor in several mergers, acquisitions and disposals of companies, including among others, the acquisition and disposal of companies with head offices in Portugal and outside Portugal, on behalf of domestic and foreign clients in various sectors, with particular emphasis on energy and infrastructures.

Most of her work has in fact been developed in the energy law area, having provided legal advice not only in the context of M&A transactions, but also in public tender bids and specializing in energy law regulation.

Catarina Brito Ferreira also provides general legal advice to numerous companies (national and foreign) in the areas of commercial and corporate law.

Winner of the Iberian Lawyer “40 under Forty Awards” (Energy) and of the IFLR “Europe Rising Stars Awards” (Energy and Natural Resources), both in 2019.

In 2022, she was also distinguished, by the Iberian Lawyer Energy Awards, as Lawyer of the Year in the Infrastructure practice area.

"She is technically excellent,"

Chambers Europe

Rising Star - “Europe Rising Star Awards 2019”, in the category of Energy and Natural Resources.


Law Degree (Nova Law School, 2003). Postgraduate Studies in Commercial Law (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 2006). Master's Degree in Legal Studies (Nova Law School, 2011).


Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2005).

Catarina Brito Ferreira