Manuel da Silva Gomes
Managing Associate

Manuel da Silva Gomes

Joined PLMJ in 2004.
Managing associate in the Real Estate, Planning and Tourism practice.

About Manuel

Manuel is a managing associate in the  Real Estate, Planning and Tourism practice and a member of the French Desk. With over 20 years’ experience in the legal sector, he has extensive experience in administrative law and administrative litigation, urban planning and environment law.

Manuel has provided advice to project developers and finance providers, and to clients in the road and transport sectors and several industries in Portugal. He also advises public bodies.

Besides a master's in comparative public law of the European states (D.E.A) from the Sorbonne in Paris, Manuel also has a master's in legal-political sciences from Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon.

He is an adviser to the Portuguese-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry, secretary general of the Portuguese Environmental Law Association and an associate of Ad Urbem, an association for the development of planning and construction.

Manuel has also been invited to teach on postgraduate courses and is an arbitrator at CAAD - Administrative Arbitration Centre.

Contacts

Languages:
English, French, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Paris I Sorbonne, 1995
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 1997
  • Master of Comparative Public Law of European States (D.E.A.) from the University of Paris I Sorbonne, 1997
  • Master of legal-political Sciences from the University of Lisbon, 2003
  • Visiting lecturer at Universidade Atlântica (environmental law), 2001-2002
  • Doctorate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (on-going)
  • Guest lecturer for postgraduate courses at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2009–2010
  • Guest lecturer for postgraduate courses at Universidade Lusófona, 2011
Professional Background
  • Managing associate at PLMJ since 2018
Member of
  • Member of the board of the Portuguese-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Secretary-general of the Portuguese Environmental Law Association
  • Société Française pour le Droit de l'Environnement
The Legal 500
2020 - Manuel da Silva Gomes, Rising star | Planning Law
Best Lawyers
2019 - Manuel da Silva Gomes | Recognised lawyer
2018 - Manuel da Silva Gomes |
2017 - Manuel da Silva Gomes | Other Recommended Lawyer
2016 - Manuel da Silva Gomes | Other Recommended Lawyer
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