Luís Heleno Terrinha
Of Counsel

Luís Heleno Terrinha

Joined PLMJ in 2023.
Of counsel of the Dispute Resolution practice.

About Luís

Luís is an of counsel in the Dispute Resolution practice. He focuses on providing assistance to Portuguese and international clients in matters relating to his area of expertise, including issues of constitutional and administrative law.

Luís holds a law degree from the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa and an LL.M. from Yale Law School. He also has a Ph.D. in Legal-Political Sciences from the Faculty of Law at the University of Lisbon and he is also Assistant Professor of Public Law and International Investment Law.

Before joining PLMJ, he worked in the international arbitration departments of Shearman & Sterling LLP (Paris) and Clifford Chance LLP (Frankfurt), where he was involved in international commercial and investment arbitrations.


Office: Lisbon
(+351) 213 197 300*

*National landlines call

English, German, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, 2010
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2018
  • Assistant lecturer in Public Law and International Investment Law at NOVA School of Law, 2021
  • Master's in Law from Yale Law School, 2019
  • Doctorate in Public Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2016
Professional Background
  • Associate international arbitration lawyer at Delaloa Boutique de Arbitragem (2021-2023)
  • International arbitration lawyer at Clifford Chance, Frankfurt (2020-2021)
  • Trainee in international arbitration at Shearman & Sterling LLP, Paris (2019-2020)
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