Pedro Lomba
Partner

Pedro Lomba

Joined PLMJ in 2016.
Partner in the Public Law and Technology, Mobility and Communications practices.

About Pedro

Pedro is a partner and co-head of the Technology, Mobility and Communications practice. With over 17 years’ professional experience, he specialises in public and regulatory law and he advises both public and private entities. Pedro has worked as a lawyer, arbitrator and consultant in highly regulated sectors such as transport and mobility, life sciences and pharmaceuticals, and new technologies.

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

Besides his work as a lawyer, Pedro was 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), and an adviser to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (2003).

Pedro has had extensive public involvement in the media since 2004 and he 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
2020 - Pedro Lomba |
Leaders League
2020 - Pedro Lomba | Data Protection & Cybersecurity
2020 - Pedro Lomba | Technology
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