Tiago Geraldo


Tiago Geraldo joined Morais Leitão in 2008 and became a partner in 2023. He is a member of the firm’s criminal, regulatory offences and compliance department.

His practice focuses on the area of criminal litigation, including regulatory offences and particularly on economics and finance.

He also collaborates within the areas of competition law, corporate law, labour law and tax law, regarding criminal or quasi-criminal issues.

At the same time, he advises corporate and individual clients on matters and legal cases related to fit and proper and integrity control, both individually and collectively, and from the internal and external assessment and reassessment perspectives, as well as on matters related to compliance and regulatory enforcement, in different sectors such as banking, capital markets, auditing, energy, telecommunications and media.

Tiago Geraldo regularly participates in conferences and post-graduate courses on criminal law and criminal procedure, misdemeanor and compliance. He has published several articles on these matters.

Moreover, he’s a lecturer at the University of Lisbon School of Law, where he’s also a member of the Center for Investigating Criminal Law and Sciences and a founder of the Criminal Law and Sciences Institute. 

Member of the High Council of the Public Prosecution Service since October 2021, appointed by the Minister of Justice.



Legal 500

Law Degree (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2008). 


Portuguese English and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2012). Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Studies of the University of Lisbon School of Law (founding associate). Center for Research in Criminal Law and Criminal Studies (Researcher). Criminal Forum (member since 2013).

Tiago Geraldo