Raquel Azevedo
Partner

Raquel Azevedo

Joined PLMJ in 2009.
Partner in the Banking and Finance and Capital Markets practices.

About Raquel

Raquel is a partner in the Banking and Finance and Capital Markets practices.

In her over 15 years of experience, she has focused on capital market transactions, including IPOs, public offerings for sale and takeover bids, corporate governance of listed companies, acquisitions by private equity funds, listed companies and financial sector companies, and privatisations. Raquel also has experience in setting up investment funds and in financial intermediation matters. She works primarily with listed companies and financial intermediaries.

Raquel completed a postgraduate course in banking, stock market and insurance law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra and she has an LL.M. in finance and securities regulation from King's College London.

Before joining PLMJ, she worked in the OTC Equity Derivatives area at Desdner Bank AG in London, and as compliance officer at BPI Asset Management, BPI Pensions and BPI Life, as well as at other law firms.

Raquel is a member of the Portuguese Institute of Corporate Governance.

Contacts

Languages:
English, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2001
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2003
  • Postgraduate in banking, stock exchange and insurance law from the University of Coimbra, 2003
  • LL.M. in finance and securities regulation from King's College London, 2008
Professional Background
  • Partner at PLMJ since 2019
  • Managing associate at PLMJ, 2016-2019
IFLR 1000
2020 - Raquel Azevedo, Rising Star | Capital Markets (Equity)
2020 - Raquel Azevedo, Rising Star | Investment Funds
2020 - Raquel Azevedo, Rising Star | Corporate / M&A
2019 - Raquel Azevedo, Rising Star | Capital Markets (Equity)
2019 - Raquel Azevedo, Rising Star | Corporate / M&A
2019 - Raquel Azevedo, Rising Star | Corporate / M&A (Investment Funds)
2018 - Raquel Azevedo, Rising Star | Corporate / M&A
2018 - Raquel Azevedo, Rising Star | Corporate / M&A (Investment Funds)
2018 - Raquel Azevedo, Rising Star | Capital Markets (Equity)
Best Lawyers
2019 - Raquel Azevedo | Recognised lawyer
2018 - Raquel Azevedo |
2017 - Raquel Azevedo | Other Recommended Lawyer
2016 - Raquel Azevedo | Other Recommended Lawyer
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