Pedro Lomba
Partner

Pedro Lomba

Joined PLMJ in 2016.
Partner and head of the Technology, Mobility and Communications practice.

About Pedro

Pedro is a partner and head of the Technology, Mobility and Communications practice. With over 17 years’ professional experience as a lawyer, arbitrator and consultant, he specialises in regulatory law, information law, media and communications law, mobility law, consumer law and data protection. His clients include both public and private bodies.

Pedro is also an assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon. He earned a PhD in public law and communications law at the same faculty and he has a master’s in research  from the European University Institute.

Pedro was also an Deputy Secretary of State of the Minister of State and Regional Development in the 19th Constitutional Government (2013-2015), a Deputy Secretary of State and of Parliamentary Affairs in the 20th Constitutional Government (2015), and an adviser to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (2003).

Pedro has had enjoyed a high profile in the media since 2004 and is currently a member of RTP’s Public Opinion Council.

Contacts

Languages:
English, French, Spanish, Italian

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2000
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association in 2003
  • Master of laws (legal-political sciences) from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2005
  • Master of research in comparative law and international law from the European University Institute, 2008
  • Admission to doctorate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (being concluded)
Professional Background
  • Lawyer at the law firm LCA Sociedade de Advogados (2002-2003)
  • Assistant-trainee at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (2000-2005)
  • Legal consultant to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and to the Office of the Deputy Secretary of State of the Prime Minister in the 15th Constitutional Government (2003-2004)
  • Visiting researcher, Yale Law School, 2009
  • Guest lecturer in constitutional law at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Lisbon, 2011
  • Research at the European University Institute, 2007-2011
  • Visiting researcher at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, 2012
  • Guest lecturer in constitutional law, public international law, European Union Law and constitutional justice at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2005-2013
  • Legal consultant and adviser, 2008-2013
  • Deputy Secretary of State of the Minister of State and Regional Development in the 19th Constitutional Government (2013-2015)
  • Deputy Secretary of State of Parliamentary Affairs in the 20th Constitutional Government (2015)
Best Lawyers
2021 - Pedro Lomba |
2020 - Pedro Lomba |
Leaders League
2020 - Pedro Lomba | Data Protection & Cybersecurity
2020 - Pedro Lomba | Technology
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