Catarina Guedes de Carvalho
Managing Associate

Catarina Guedes de Carvalho

Joined PLMJ in 2004.
Managing associate in the Dispute Resolution practice.

About Catarina

Catarina is a managing associate in the Dispute Resolution practice. She has almost 15 years’ experience in financial litigation and debt recovery, including enforcement actions, special corporate recovery processes and insolvencies, in particular in the banking and finance and aviation sectors.

As a specialist in insolvency, restructuring and enforcement, Catarina is used to handling cases of great importance and high economic value. She deals with all aspects of corporate restructuring and liquidation, including acting for creditors to defend their credit rights and fully exercise all the other rights the law gives them.

Catarina has a law degree from the Faculty of Law of Universidade Nova de Lisboa and completed a postgraduate course in legal sciences at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa. She also completed legal training in accounting for lawyers at INEDEM and is a member of Insol Europe and of the World Law Group.



Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2004
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2006
  • Postgraduate in legal sciences from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, 2008
  • Legal training in accounting for lawyers, INEDEM, 2009
Professional Background
  • Managing associate at PLMJ since 2017
Member of
  • Insol Europe, 2018
Best Lawyers
2021 - Catarina Guedes de Carvalho |
2019 - Catarina Guedes de Carvalho | Recognised lawyer
2018 - Catarina Guedes de Carvalho |
The Legal 500
2020 - Catarina Guedes de Carvalho, Rising star | Insolvency and Restructuring
2019 - Catarina Guedes de Carvalho | Insolvency and Restructuring
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