Pedro Metello de Nápoles
Partner

Pedro Metello de Nápoles

Joined PLMJ in 1995.
Partner and head of the Arbitration practice.

About Pedro

Pedro is the partner who heads the Arbitration practice. With over 20 years’ experience in dispute resolution, he focuses on high value/complex arbitration and litigation. Before leading the arbitration teams, Pedro was responsible for PLMJ’s Angola Desk. As a consequence, he has extensive experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Over the past few years, has been involved as a lawyer in more than 60 arbitrations, especially at the international level and under a wide variety of arbitration regulations. Pedro is on the lists of arbitrators of several Portuguese and international institutions and has often been appointed as an arbitrator.

He is the author of numerous articles, especially on arbitration, and as part of the Portuguese Arbitration Association, Pedro was a member of the group that drafted Portugal's’ current Voluntary Arbitration Law.

Pedro is the Portuguese member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, vice-president of the Arbitration Committee of ICC Portugal, a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, and a member of the board of the Portuguese Arbitration Association.

Contacts

Languages:
English

Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, 1995
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 1997
Professional Background
  • Partner at PLMJ since 2006
  • Executive Secretary of the Portuguese Arbitration Association, 2008-2012
  • Member of the board of the Portuguese chapter of Club Español Del Arbitraje
  • Member of the Arbitration Commission of the ICC
Member of
  • IBA - Internacional Bar Association
  • Club Español del Arbitraje
  • Portuguese Arbitration Association
Chambers Europe
2019 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles, Band 3 | Litigation

"He acts on civil and commercial litigation on behalf of a range of domestic and international clients, including those with activity in finance, energy or retail."

2019 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles, Band 2 | Arbitration

"He has extensive experience in arbitration proceedings, acting either as an arbitrator or as lead counsel."

2018 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles, Band 2 | Arbitration

"Sources note his high profile in arbitration"

2018 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles, Band 3 | Litigation

"Sources note his high profile"

2017 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles, Band 2 | Arbitration

"He works very hard with no stone left unturned."

2017 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles | Litigation

"Sources rate that he works very hard with no stone left unturned."

Chambers Global
2019 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles, Band 3 | Litigation

"He acts on civil and commercial litigation on behalf of a range of domestic and international clients."

2019 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles, Band 2 | Arbitration

"He has extensive experience in arbitration proceedings, acting either as an arbitrator or as lead counsel."

2018 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles, Band 2 | Arbitration

"Sources note Pedro Metello de N"

2018 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles, Band 3 | Litigation

"Sources note he's high profile"

2017 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles, Band 2 | Arbitration

"He is respected in the market and endorsed for his activity in arbitration proceedings, consumer law and product liability."

2017 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles | Litigation

"Sources rate that he works very hard with no stone left unturned"

The Legal 500
2019 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles | Arbitration
2018 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles | Arbitration
2017 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles | Angola Desk
2017 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles | Arbitration
Best Lawyers
2020 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles |
2019 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles | Recognised lawyer
2018 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles |
2017 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles | Other Recommended Lawyer
2016 - Pedro Metello de Nápoles | Other Recommended Lawyer
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