Leonor Melo Bento

Leonor Melo Bento

Joined PLMJ in 2019.
Associate in the Corporate M&A practice.

About Leonor

Leonor is an associate in the Corporate M&A practice at the Porto office, where she advises on domestic and international matters. These include company mergers and acquisitions, sale and purchase of assets, definition and execution of restructuring operations, and reorganisation of corporate groups. She has also assisted clients in setting up and developing joint ventures, financial operations, and structuring and disposal of real estate investments.

Before joining PLMJ, she worked in the Corporate M&A department of the law firm Cuatrecasas.

Leonor earned her law degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Porto and she completed a postgraduate course in corporate law at the same faculty.


English, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2015.
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2017
  • Postgraduate course in commercial companies law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2017
  • Course in contract design at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Getulio Vargas, São Paulo, 2019
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