Filipe Lowndes Marques


Filipe Lowndes Marques joined the firm in 2001. He is the coordinator of the banking and finance department and the restructuring & insolvency department.

Filipe has worked since 1995 in the area of loan and bond finance, representing lenders and borrowers, including restructurings of existing financings. In the Project finance sector he has worked on several types of projects, including bridges, motorways, power plants, wind and solar farms, football stadia, LNG terminals and natural gas concessions.

He has also been active in the field of capital markets, having advised on several securitisation transactions (including the first securitisation transaction under the new law and the first synthetic securitisation), covered bonds issuances and worked on several IPOs of state owned companies.

His investment fund team was considered by Chambers Europe as “Portugal’s top practice in investment funds”.


Law Degree (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 1994). Magister Juris in European and Comparative Law (Oxford University, 1995).


Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 1997). Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales (since 2000) (non-practising). Law Society of England and Wales. Oxford Law Society. British Portuguese Chamber of Commerce (President). Lex Mundi (Bank Finance and Regulation Practice Group) (Chair Emeritus).


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