Jorge Silva Martins
Managing Associate

Jorge Silva Martins

Joined PLMJ in 2018.
Managing associate in the Technology and Privacy practice.

About Jorge

Jorge is a managing associate in the Technology and Privacy practice and, with15 years’ experience as a lawyer, he regularly advises on matters relating to e-commerce, telecoms, internet law, consumer law and data protection.

He has acted for international clients in the technology sector in entering, setting up and operating in the Portuguese and European markets. He also has clients from the media sector that he advises on the negotiation of content distribution agreements.

Jorge has a master's in law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (2009) and an LL.M. from New York University (NYU) School of Law.

He was head of the Office of the Secretary of State for Parliamentary Affairs of the 20th Constitutional Government (2015) and head of the Office of the Secretary of State Assistant to the Minister of State and Regional Development of the 19th Constitutional Government (2013-2015).

Before joining PLMJ, Jorge was of counsel at the law firm of DLA ABBC and a lawyer at Vieira de Almeida e Associados.

Contacts

Languages:
English

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2003
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2005
  • Master of Laws, Political-Administrative Sciences from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2009
  • LL.M. from the New York University School of Law, 2011
Professional Background
  • Legal consultant at the law firm DLA Piper ABBC, 2017
  • Legal consultant at the law firm ABBC – Azevedo Neves, Benjamim Mendes, Carvalho & Associados, RL, 2016-2017
  • Head of the Office of the Secretary of State for Parliamentary Affairs of the 20th Constitutional Government, 2015
  • Head of the Office of the Deputy Secretary of State of the Deputy Minister and of Regional Development of the 19th Constitutional Government, 2013-2015
  • Office of the Deputy Secretary of State of the Deputy Minister and of Regional Development of the 19th Constitutional Government, 2013
  • Lawyer at the law firm Vieira de Almeida e Associados, RL, 2008-2013
Member of
  • Vice President of the ACEPI – Digital Economy Association, since 2016
  • APPIA – Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence
  • Think Tank Governance Lab
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