Hugo Rosa Ferreira
Partner

Hugo Rosa Ferreira

Joined PLMJ in 2010.
Partner and head of the Banking and Finance practice.

About Hugo

Hugo is the partner who heads Banking and Finance practice and he is also responsible for PLMJ’s representative office in London.

With over 20 years’ experience in advising Portuguese and foreign institutions, he is recognised as one of the most active lawyers in the financial sector, having worked on some of the most important operations carried out in Portugal.

Before joining PLMJ, he was legal director at Deutsche Bank in Portugal.

Hugo graduated in law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon and has completed postgraduate courses in banking, securities and insurance law, and in international financial operations.

Contacts

Languages:
English, French, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 1998
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2000
  • First course in banking law at the University of Lisbon, 1998
  • Attended postgraduate course in securities law at the University of Lisbon, 2002
  • Postgraduate in banking, stock exchange and insurance law, the University of Coimbra, 2005
  • Master’s course in corporate law (curricular part) at the University of Lisbon, 2005
  • Attended postgraduate course in international financial operations at the University of Lisbon, 2007
  • Lecturer in commercial law – accounting and administration degree ats ISCAD, 2009
  • Oxford Fintech Programme, University of Oxford, 2018
Professional Background
  • Partner at PLMJ since 2012
  • Associate lawyer at Vieira de Almeida & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, 2002
  • Head of the legal department of Deutsche Bank (Portugal), S.A., 2005
  • Associate lawyer at Vieira de Almeida & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, 2008
  • Practised law as a sole practitioner during the year of 2009
Member of
  • IBA – International Bar Association (Banking Law Committee)
Chambers Europe
2019 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira, Band 2 | Banking & Finance Law

"Clients deem him to be very open minded and keen to find solutions to the problems we have."

2018 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira, Band 2 | Banking & Finance Law

"One source states: "I would recommend him without any hesitation. He is knowledgeable, experienced and practical."

2017 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Banking & Finance Law

"He is praised for providing "very sound and responsive advice, in touch with the way things operate in Portugal."

Chambers Global
2019 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira, Band 2 | Banking & Finance

"He leads the team and acts for major banks and financial institutions on structured finance matters."

2018 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira, Band 2 | Banking & Finance

"He offers experience in international matters concerning syndicated loans and structured finance transactions."

2017 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Banking & Finance

"Very sound and responsive advice, in touch with the way things operate in Portugal. He offers experience on cross-border transactions and frequently assists with syndicated finance and securitisations."

The Legal 500
2019 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Banking and Finance
2018 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Banking and Finance
2017 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Banking and Finance
IFLR 1000
2020 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Banking & Finance
2020 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Investment Funds
2019 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Corporate / M&A (Investment Funds)
2019 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Banking & Finance
2018 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Banking & Finance
2018 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Corporate / M&A (Investment Funds)
Who's Who Legal
2019 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira, Global Leader | Capital Markets - Debt & Equity
Best Lawyers
2020 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira |
2019 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Recognised lawyer
2018 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira |
2017 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Other Recommended Lawyer
2016 - Hugo Rosa Ferreira | Other Recommended Lawyer
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