Nuno Gundar da Cruz

Senior Lawyer

Nuno Gundar da Cruz joined Morais Leitão in 2006. He coordinates the restructuring and insolvency team and is a member of the criminal and compliance team. 

He is recognized in the market for his activity in the areas of restructuring and insolvency, including in complex matters related to distressed investing and acquisitions. He is a very experienced lawyer in relevant cases related to insolvency, civil, commercial and criminal litigation. 

Nuno Gundar da Cruz is the author of a significant number of articles on matters related to his practice areas. Nuno participates often, including as a speaker and organizer, in seminars and conferences related to his practice.

In 2012 he won a prize awarded by the Coimbra Faculty of Law for a study on medical negligence.

In 2016 he published a book on the Special Revitalization Process (“Processo Especial de Revitalização – PER”).

Law Degree (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 2006). Short Course at Postgraduate Studies on Medical Responsibility (Centre for Biomedical Law of the Law Faculty of the University of Coimbra, 2009). Short Course at Postgraduate Studies on Bioethics (Law Faculty of the University of Lisboa, 2013). Course on negotiation techniques (Getúlio Vargas Foundation, 2013). Master's Degree with a thesis on Restructuring and Insolvency (Law Faculty of the New University of Lisboa, 2015).


Portuguese, English, Italian and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2009). INSOL Europe. Portuguese Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Law. Centre for Biomedical Law of the Law Faculty of the University of Coimbra.


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