Filipe Avides Moreira
Partner

Filipe Avides Moreira

Joined PLMJ in 2019.

Partner in the Corporate M&A practice at the Porto office.

About Filipe

Filipe is a partner in the Corporate M&A practice and has 20 years’ experience as a lawyer. His main areas of activity include mergers and acquisitions, venture capital operations, public-private partnerships, concessions and corporate restructuring.

He has extensive experience in M&A operations (due diligence, negotiation and closing), and in the services and infrastructure concessions sector. In this sector, he has advised public entities, private promoters and construction companies.

Filipe is a member of the International Association of Lawyers (UIA) and member of the board of the UIA’s Portuguese Committee. He is also a member of the board of the Porto Commercial Association.

He was trainer at the Portuguese Bar Association and at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto. Before joining PLMJ, Filipe was a lawyer at Cuatrecasas for 10 years. He has also worked as a lawyer in Macau.

Filipe has a law degree from the Faculty of Law of the University Coimbra and a postgraduate in European studies from the same faculty.

 

 

 

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Languages:
English

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Coimbra, 2015.
  • Course in accounting for lawyers and engineers at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto, 1998
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 1996
  • Postgraduate course in public law at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto, 2003
  • Postgraduate course in "The New Public Procurement Code" at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto, 2010
  • Specialisation course in public procurement and the evaluation of proposals in tender processes at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra (CEDIPRE), 2010
  • Postgraduate course in corporate law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2015
Professional Background
  • Lawyer at the office of Manuela António, Macau,1999-2001
  • Associate at the law firm Cerqueira Gomes & Associados, 2001-2009
  • Union lawyer at the Porto Municipal Council, 2003-2004
  • Trainer at the Portuguese Bar Association, Porto District Centre, on the module "Corporate Law", 2006-2011
  • Trainer expert valuers course organised by the Centre for Legal Studies, 2009 Edition
  • Senior associate at the law firm Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira & Associados, 2009-2013
  • Trainer at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto) in its public law seminars, 2010-2014
  • President of the board of directors of Porto Digital Operador Neutro de Comunicações, S.A., 2011-2014
  • Partner at the law firm Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira, 2014-2019
  • Member of the board of directors of the Institute of Commercial Arbitration
  • Member of the arbitration board of the Commercial Arbitration Centre
  • Member of the supervisory board of Futebol Clube do Porto
  • Member of the supervisory board of PortoComercial, Sociedade de Comercialização, Licenciamento e Sponsorização, S.A.
  • President of the general meeting of the Ach Brito & CA, S.A.
  • President of the general meeting of Saboaria e Perfumaria Confiança, S.A.
  • President of the general meeting of Companhia Portuguesa de Computadores e Sistemas de Informação, S.A.
  • Vice-president of the justice council of the Portuguese Tennis Federation
Member of
  • The Portuguese editorial board for the legal area of the Brazilian publisher Juruá
  • The board of the Porto Commercial Association
  • The UIA - International Association of Lawyers
  • The board of the Portuguese Committee of the UIA
Best Lawyers
2020 - Filipe Avides Moreira |
Chambers Europe
2020 - Filipe Avides Moreira, Public law - Band 2 | Porto

"Maintains a strong foothold in the public law space, providing particular expertise in concessions and PPPs."

The Legal 500
2020 - Filipe Avides Moreira, Leading individual | Oporto Market
2020 - Filipe Avides Moreira | Corporate / M&A
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