Maria João Faísca
Managing Associate

Maria João Faísca

Joined PLMJ in 2018.
Managing associate in the Technology, Mobility and Communications practice.

About Maria João

Maria João is a managing associate in the Technology, Mobility and Communications practice with 15 years’ experience. She has advised on commercial contracts, intellectual property, consumer rights and advertising, e-commerce and privacy. Most of her clients are technology companies from the telecoms and media sectors.

Maria João acts on a regular basis for radio, television and telecoms operators, including international clients in the area of information systems.

She completed a postgraduate course in the law of medicine at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra.

Before joining PLMJ, Maria João worked as a lawyer in the legal department of PT Group for 10 years. She was also a consultant for DBA Regulation and a lawyer at CCA ONTIER.


English, Spanish, French

Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2003
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2005
  • Postgraduate in the Law of Medicines from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2007
Professional Background
  • Lawyer at the law firm CCA ONTIER (2016 - 2018)
  • Lawyer (sole practitioner) (2014 - 2016)
  • Consultandt at DBA Regulation
  • Lawyer in the Legal Department of PT Group (2004 - 2014)
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