Maria Almeida e Silva

Senior Lawyer

Maria Almeida e Silva joined Morais Leitão in 2009 and became a member of the litigation and arbitration team in 2010.

She represents national and international clients in several activity sectors, both in pre-litigation matters and in arbitration and judicial proceedings, with particular focus on intellectual property matters, namely in the pharmaceutical sector. 

Maria has a dual nationality, Portuguese and Angolan. She works with the Africa Team - an internal team at Morais Leitão that provides, in permanent coordination with Morais Leitão Legal Circle, permanent personalized assistance to clients whose matters involve the jurisdictions of Portuguese-speaking African countries.

Law Degree (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2009). Postgraduate Studies in Intellectual Law (University of Lisbon School of Law and Portuguese Intellectual Law Association, 2022).


Portuguese, English and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2013).

Maria Almeida e Silva