Diogo Marques Carreira
Of Counsel

Diogo Marques Carreira

Joined PLMJ in 2013.
Of counsel in the Public Law practice.

About Diogo

Diogo is of counsel in the Public Law practice. He has 10 years’ experience and in-depth knowledge of the Angolan market.

Diogo has a law degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon and spent an academic year under the Erasmus programme at Università La Sapienza - Facultà di Giurisprudenza. He also completed postgraduate courses in public contracts law and in environmental law, and the academic part of the master’s in legal and political sciences at the same faculty where he took his degree.

Diogo was a legal adviser to the Inter-ministerial Portuguese-Spanish Hydrological Limits and Basins Commission (Ministery of Foreign Affairs) and an associate at the law firm HAAG - Sociedade de Advogados, RL. Since 2011, he has been a consultant on investment projects in the production and infrastructure sectors in Angola. He has also held executive and non-executive positions on the boards of a number of companies.

He is a member of various public law associations and of the Forum Angola-Portugal and the Professor Joaquim Veríssimo Serrão Research Centre.


Office: Lisbon
(+351) 213 197 300*

*National landlines call

English, Italian

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2005
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2011
  • Postgraduate in Public Procurement Law from the University of Lisbon, 2007
  • Postgraduate in Environmental Law from the University of Lisbon, 2007
  • Attended the fifth year of a degree under the Erasmus Programme at Università La Sapienza, Rome, 2007
  • Curricular part of the Master’s in Legal-political Sciences at the University of Lisbon, 2011
Professional Background
  • PLMJ of Counsel, 2013
  • Legal consultant to the Inter-ministerial Commission on Spanish-Portuguese Water Basins – Foreign Ministry, 2008
  • Associate lawyer at HAAG – Sociedade de Advogados, RL, 2008-2012
  • Consultant on various investment projects in the production and infrastructures sectors in Angola, since 2011
  • Board member as director (executive and non-executive) at various companies in Angola, since 2012
Member of
  • AD URBEM – Association for the Development of Planning and Construction Law 2008
  • APMEP – Portuguese Association of Public Markets, 2011
  • Professor Doutor Joaquim Veríssimo Serrão Research Centre, 2011
  • Angola Portugal Forum, 2015
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