Magda Fernandes


Magda Fernandes joined the firm in 2007 and became a non-equity partner in 2016. She is a member of the litigation and arbitration team.

Her practice mainly focuses on the areas of civil and commercial litigation and arbitration.

She represents domestic and foreign clients in construction businesses, technology, infrastructure, consumer law, media and advertising, distribution, agency and international franchises.

Magda Fernandes has also significant experience in family law, corporate law and maritime law as well as in restructuring and insolvency law.

From 2004 to 2007, she was at Macedo Vitorino e Associados – Sociedade de Advogados – and from 1998 to 2004 at Sousa Machado, Ferreira da Costa e Associados – Sociedade de Advogados –, both Portuguese law firms.


Law Degree (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 1998). LL.M. in International Commercial Law (University of Nottingham, 2002). Master's Degree in Legal Sciences (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2009).


Portuguese, English and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2000). Co-founder of the Association Advogados de Família e das Crianças.


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