Filipa Cotta
Partner

Filipa Cotta

Joined PLMJ in 1999.
Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice.

About Filipa

Filipa is a partner in the Dispute Resolution practice. She has almost 20 years’ experience and, in recent years, she has been specialising in restructuring and insolvency. She has also gained significant experience in corporate litigation and commercial law.

Filipa has extensive experience in advising on disputes, insolvency and restructuring, including cross-border cases involving Switzerland, Luxembourg and Brazil. She has acted in some of the highest-profile restructuring and insolvency cases in recent years.

Filipa earned her law degree from the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa and has a master’s in law from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Contacts

Languages:
English

Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 1999
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2001
  • LLM in alternative dispute resolution, cyberlaw, corporations, contracts, copyright, international business transactions and comparative law from the University of Virginia, 2000-2001
Professional Background
  • Partner at PLMJ since 2015
Member of
  • AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers
Chambers Europe
2019 - Filipa Cotta, Band 2 | Restructuring & Insolvency

"Clients state: She knows every point of the law and jurisprudence and is able to apply that knowledge quickly."

2018 - Filipa Cotta, Band 2 | Restructuring & Insolvency

"Clients says that she knows every aspect of the law and jurisprudence and is able to apply that knowledge very quickly to the specific case. She has a lot of experience in this sector and is also a good negotiator."

2017 - Filipa Cotta | Restructuring & Insolvency

"She showed mastery of the topic and was able to provide good suggestions and a commercial understanding of the issues."

The Legal 500
2019 - Filipa Cotta, Next generation lawyer | Insolvency and Restructuring
2018 - Filipa Cotta | Litigation and Dispute Resolution
2018 - Filipa Cotta | Insolvency and Restructuring
2017 - Filipa Cotta | Insolvency and Restructuring
IFLR 1000
2019 - Filipa Cotta | Insolvency & Restructuring
2018 - Filipa Cotta | Insolvency & Restructuring
Best Lawyers
2019 - Filipa Cotta | Recognised Lawyers
2017 - Filipa Cotta | Other Recommended Lawyer
2018 - Filipa Cotta | Other Recommended Lawyer
2016 - Filipa Cotta | Other Recommended Lawyer
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