Rita Ferreira Vicente


Rita Ferreira Vicente joined the firm in 2001. She is a member of the corporate real estate department.

She is in close cooperation with the member firms of the Morais Leitão Legal Circle, personalised day-to-day assistance to clients on matters that involve or are related to the jurisdictions of the Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa – in which she regularly assists clients in the real estate area.

Since 1992 Rita Ferreira Vicente has handled several real estate developments, acquisitions and sales of companies on behalf of domestic and foreign clients as well as projects concerning the structuring of real estate transactions and tourism projects and concerning the incorporation of real estate management companies and real estate funds.

She has also experience in the development of offices parks, shopping centers, retail parks and logistic parks, as well as in the negotiation of real estate contracts, including sale and purchase, sale and lease back, exchange and surface rights.

In recent years, she has also been the legal advisor to credit institutions in the areas of consumer credit, leasing and factoring area and mortgage credit to real estate projects/developments representing mortgage banks.

"great ability to come up with turnkey solutions."

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Law Degree (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 1992). Postgraduate Studies in EU Law and European Studies (Centro de Estudos Europeus da Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 1994).


Portuguese, English and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 1994).

Rita Ferreira Vicente