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Magda Viçoso

Partner

Magda Viçoso joined Morais Leitão in 2018 as a partner. She is a member of the firm’s corporate and M&A , capital markets and private equity teams and is a member of the firm’s board of directors.

Her practice focuses on capital markets, M&A, corporate, private equity, investment funds and banking law. She has vast experience advising national and international public and private offerings of equity, public takeover bids, mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and privatizations. Magda is also skilled in M&A deals with private equity investors, the setting-up of investment structures and in the incorporation of private equity funds. She’s also prominent in corporate governance and compliance of listed companies.

Throughout her career she has regularly advised on both transactional and current corporate assistance, listed companies and groups of substantial dimension – particularly in the banking, energy, cement, telecommunications, postal services and logistic sectors.

Magda Viçoso worked at CTT – Correios de Portugal, S.A. – from 2015 to 2018, including in its subsidiaries. In the CTT universe, she was responsible for a legal team focused on the corporate issues of this listed company with dispersed capital and businesses development (in organic projects, as the set-up of Banco CTT and strategic and innovative business development initiatives, as well as in inorganic projects/acquisitions).

Magda Viçoso worked with PLMJ – Sociedade de Advogados – from 2001 to 2014, becoming a partner in 2012 and coordinating the capital markets team. 

Education

Law Degree (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2001). Postgraduate Studies in Securities Law (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2003). LL.M in Banking and Finance Law (King’s College London/ University of London, 2005).

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Memberships

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2003).

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