Eliana Bernardo
Managing Associate

Eliana Bernardo

Joined PLMJ in 2005.
Managing associate in the Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals practice.

About Eliana

Eliana is managing associate in the Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals practice, and she has 14 years’ experience in legal practice.

She acts for Portuguese and multinational companies from industry, distribution and retail sale of medicines, medical devices, food supplements, and cosmetics and personal hygiene products.

Eliana assists her clients with licensing, prior medical assessments, reimbursement and revision of medicine prices, compliance and controlled substances. She also has experience in administrative litigation.

Eliana completed a postgraduate course in pharmacy and medicines law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra.

In 2020, Eliana won the prestigious "Forty under 40 – Lawyer of the Year" award, in the category of Life Sciences & Pharma. This award is given by the magazine Iberian Lawyer. 



Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2005
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2005
  • Postgraduate in pharmacy and medicines law from the University of Coimbra, 2008
  • Attended master’s course in sicial legal sciences at the Faculty of law of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2008
Professional Background
  • Managing associate since 2020
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