Eduardo Paulino


Eduardo Paulino joined Morais Leitão in 2002, being a partner since 2015. He is head of capital markets and of a corporate team.

Eduardo’s main areas of practice include transactional, regulatory and compliance advice in capital markets, company and corporate/M&A law, as well as banking and finance. He focuses on high-profile public offerings, private placements and M&A transactions, acting both for Portuguese and foreign clients.

Eduardo was recently involved in the Portuguese banking sector recapitalization and in complex multi-jurisdictional high-profile capital markets and M&A transactions in the financial services, TMT, distribution and industrial sectors, as well as in equity, hybrid and debt public and private offerings and takeovers involving companies in the banking, energy, construction, real estate and distribution sectors. He also acts in complex restructurings and has led teams in some the most significant transactions involving NPL/NPE assets in recent years. 

"Eduardo Paulino is an excellent, responsive and intelligent lawyer."

Legal 500

Lexology Client Choice Award 2023, in the category of "Capital Markets".
Lexology Client Choice Award 2022, in the category of "Capital Markets".
Client Choice Award 2021, in the category of "Capital Markets".


Law Degree (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2002). Postgraduate Studies in Commercial Law (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 2004). Postgraduate Studies in Management and Company Law (Nova School of Business & Economics, 2005). LL.M. in International Business Law (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 2010).


Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2004).

Eduardo Paulino