André Figueiredo
Partner

André Figueiredo

Joined PLMJ in 2015.
Partner and head of the Banking and Finance and Capital Markets practices.

About André

André is the partner who heads the Banking and Finance and Capital Markets practices. He has a diversified practice in the areas of capital markets, corporate and structured finance and regulatory advice, acting regularly for issuers/borrowers, sponsors, banks and investors.

He has been following closely the ongoing transformation of the Portuguese banking sector, acting for investors on resolution matters, and representing investors and issuers in some of the largest NPL deconsolidation transactions, some of which public traded. André also leads the firm’s impact investment practice.

André obtained an LL.M. in Corporate Law from NYU School of Law and earned a PhD in securities law from Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

He teaches securities and financial law at the Portuguese Catholic University, is the author of several articles and legal books in the fields of securities and finance law, and a regular speaker at industry and academic conferences.

Contacts

Languages:
English

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2001
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2004
  • Postgraduate in securities law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2003
  • LLM in corporate law from New York University, 2003-2004
  • PhD in private law from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2012
Professional Background
  • Partner at PLMJ since 2015
  • Guest lecturer at the Lisbon School of Economics and Management (ISEG) on the postgraduate course in financial analysis
  • Senior associate at Clifford Chance (Luxembourg) (2014-2015)
The Legal 500
2021 - André Figueiredo, Next Generation Partners | Banking and Finance
2021 - André Figueiredo, Next Generation Partners | Capital Markets
2020 - André Figueiredo | Banking and Finance
2019 - André Figueiredo | Banking and Finance
2019 - André Figueiredo, Next generation lawyer | Capital Markets
2018 - André Figueiredo | Banking and Finance
2018 - André Figueiredo | Capital Markets
2017 - André Figueiredo | Capital Markets
Who's Who Legal
2021 - André Figueiredo, Iberia National Leader | Project Finance
2021 - André Figueiredo, Global Leader & Iberia National Leader | Banking - Finance, Capital Markets
2020 - André Figueiredo, Global Leader | Capital Markets - Structured Finance
2020 - André Figueiredo, Global Leader | Capital Markets - Debt & Equity
2020 - André Figueiredo, Global Leader | Banking - Finance, Capital Markets
2019 - André Figueiredo, Global Leader | Banking - Finance
2019 - André Figueiredo, Global Leader | Capital Markets - Debt & Equity
2019 - André Figueiredo, Global Leader | Capital Markets - Structured Finance
IFLR1000
2022 - André Figueiredo, Highly regared | Capital Markets: Equity
2022 - André Figueiredo, Highly regarded | Capital Markets: Debt
2021 - André Figueiredo, Highly regarded | Capital Markets: Equity
2021 - André Figueiredo, Highly regarded | Capital Markets: Debt
2020 - André Figueiredo | Capital Markets (Debt)
2020 - André Figueiredo | Capital Markets (Equity)
2019 - André Figueiredo | Capital Markets (Debt)
2019 - André Figueiredo | Capital Markets (Equity)
2018 - André Figueiredo | Capital Markets (Debt)
2018 - André Figueiredo | Capital Markets (Equity)
Best Lawyers
2021 - André Figueiredo | Capital Markets Law
2021 - André Figueiredo | Recommended Lawyers
2020 - André Figueiredo | Recommended Lawyers
2019 - André Figueiredo | Recommended Lawyers
2018 - André Figueiredo | Recommended Lawyers
2017 - André Figueiredo | Recommended Lawyers
Chambers Europe
2021 - André Figueiredo, Band 3 | Banking & Finance Law
2021 - André Figueiredo, Band 2 | Capital Markets
2020 - André Figueiredo | Banking & Finance Law

"He offers experience in diverse corporate financing and restructuring transactions"

2020 - André Figueiredo, Band 2 | Capital Markets

"He demonstrates competencies in both debt and equity, advising on IPOs and bond issuances, including convertible bonds."

2019 - André Figueiredo, Band 2 | Capital Markets

"He leads the team and assists clients with the full gamut of capital markets mandates, spanning structured finance, debt and equity transactions."

2018 - André Figueiredo, Band 3 | Capital Markets

"Sources report: He is thoughtful, hard-working and creative."

2017 - André Figueiredo | Capital Markets

"He has extensive experience in capital markets and in particular single out his skill in debt transactions."

Chambers Global
2021 - André Figueiredo, Band 3 | Banking & Finance
2021 - André Figueiredo, Band 2 | Capital Markets
2020 - André Figueiredo | Banking & Finance

"He offers experience in diverse corporate financing and restructuring transactions."

2020 - André Figueiredo, Band 2 | Capital Markets

"He demonstrates competencies in both debt and equity, advising on IPOs and bond issuances, including convertible bonds."

2019 - André Figueiredo, Band 2 | Capital Markets

"He is reputed for his regulatory knowledge. Client say he is accessible, hard-working and detail-oriented."

2018 - André Figueiredo, Band 3 | Capital Markets

"He receives recognition for his practice, which includes advice on IPOs."

2017 - André Figueiredo | Capital Markets

"Sources acknowledge that "he has extensive experience in capital markets" and in particular single out his skill in debt transactions"

Leaders League
2021 - André Figueiredo | Banking & Finance
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