Maria Almeida e Silva

Senior Lawyer

Maria Almeida e Silva joined Morais Leitão in 2009. She is a member of the firm’s litigation and arbitration team since 2010.

Maria represents national and international clients in multiple fields, in pre-litigation matters as well as in judicial and arbitration proceedings, in several areas of civil and commercial law.

She has dual nationality, Portuguese and Angolan, and collaborates with the Africa Team – an internal structure of the firm that provides a permanent assistance to clients present in Portuguese-speaking African countries, while in close cooperation with the Morais Leitão Legal Circle network.

Maria Almeida e Silva began her career at the firm’s real estate and construction team, where she was involved in real estate transactions, drafting and negotiation of real estate agreements, and acquisitions and sales of companies.


Law Degree (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2009).


Portuguese, English and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2013).

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