Sara Blanco de Morais
Partner

Sara Blanco de Morais

Joined PLMJ in 2001.
Partner in the Real Estate, Planning and Tourism practice.

About Sara

Sara is a partner in the Real Estate, Planning and Tourism practice. She has more than 15 years’ experience and has focused on advising on real estate projects, including the planning, environmental, project management, litigation and regulatory sides.

The Financial Times named Sara one of the most innovative young lawyers in Europe.

She completed a postgraduate course in ‘legístics’ and another in town and country planning and tourism at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon. This faculty is where she attended the master's degree in legal-administrative sciences and where she is currently preparing her PhD.

Sara was a guest lecturer at the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of Universidade Nova de Lisboa and is a member of the panel of arbitrators of CAAD - Administrative Arbitration Centre.

Contacts

Languages:
English, French, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2001
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2004
  • Postgraduate in Town and Country Planning and Tourism, the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2009
  • Scientific master’s in Legal and Administrative Sciences, the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2011 (on-going)
  • Studying for a doctorate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2012
  • Attended postgraduate course in legislative drafting at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2003
  • Guest lecturer at the Science and Technology Faculty of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2011
Professional Background
  • Partner at PLMJ since 2017
  • Member of the panel of arbitors of the CAAD, 2012
Chambers Europe
2019 - Sara Blanco de Morais, Band 2 | Planning & Zoning Law

"Clients rate her excellent technical knowledge and creativity within the confines of the law."

2018 - Sara Blanco de Morais, Band 2 | Planning & Zoning Law

"A client commends her ability to combine professional skills with social and relationship skills."

2017 - Sara Blanco de Morais | Planning & Zoning Law

"She is very efficient, provides very good support and is hands-on, with good expertise in urban planning."

The Legal 500
2019 - Sara Blanco de Morais, Next generation lawyer | Planning Law
2018 - Sara Blanco de Morais, Next Generation Lawyer | Planning Law
2017 - Sara Blanco de Morais, Next Generation Lawyer | Planning Law
Best Lawyers
2019 - Sara Blanco de Morais | Recognised lawyer
2018 - Sara Blanco de Morais | Recognised Lawyer
2017 - Sara Blanco de Morais | Other Recommended Lawyer
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