João Dias Lopes
Managing Associate

João Dias Lopes

Joined PLMJ in 2016.
Managing associate in the Banking and Finance practice.

About João

João is a managing associate in the Banking and Finance practice. Over 12 years, he has gained extensive experience in regulatory matters and in advising clients from the banking and financial sectors. His clients also include listed companies, shareholders and investors.

João specialises in regulatory matters relating to markets, derivatives, custody and clearing, and regulation of financial services and listed companies.

He completed a postgraduate course in banking law at the Faculty of Law of the Universidade in Lisbon.

Before joining PLMJ, João was a lawyer in Garrigues and a lawyer in the international regulatory policy department of the Portuguese Securities Market Commission (CMVM).


English, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2006
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2009
  • Postgraduate course in banking law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2008
Professional Background
  • Managing associate at PLMJ since 2019
  • Lawyer at the law frim Garrigues SL - Sociedade de Advogados (2006 - 2010)
  • Assistant in the Office of the Secretary of State do the Treasury (2013)
  • Legal adviser in the International and Regulatory Policy Department of the Portuguese Securities Market Commission - CMVM (2010 - 2016)
Best Lawyers
2021 - João Dias Lopes |
2020 - João Dias Lopes |
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