Luís do Nascimento Ferreira


Luís do Nascimento Ferreira joined the firm in 2003 and he became a Morais Leitão partner in 2017. He is co-coordinator of the European law and competition department.

His practice focuses on advising and representing national and international clients in the areas of merger control, restrictive practices, market dominance, State Aids and services of general economic interest — both before the Portuguese Competition Authority and the European Commission — as well as the setting up and implementation of compliance programs for various industries.

He’s deeply experienced in regulatory energy law, representing companies in a number of sanctioning proceedings and regularly advising on sectoral regulatory matters since the reorganization process of the national energy sector in 2003 and 2004.

He also advises and represents clients on EU law matters, especially on internal market, public procurement, concession agreements and structural funds rules.

Luís do Nascimento also has significant experience in cases before European and Portuguese Courts and the European Court of Human Rights.

"has deep knowledge of all the teams and sectors, one of the most knowledgeable lawyers in Portugal - he has a strategic view."

Chambers Europe

Law Degree (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2003). Postgraduate Studies in European Studies (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2005). LL.M. in International Business Law (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 2011). Master’s Degree in Law (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 2013).


Portuguese, English and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2005). Portuguese Association of European Law. Association of Portuguese Competition Lawyers.

Luís do Nascimento Ferreira