Diogo Duarte Campos
Partner

Diogo Duarte Campos

Joined PLMJ in 2002.
Partner and head of the Public Law practice.

About Diogo

Diogo is the partner who heads the Public Law practice. He has more than 20 years’ experience, particularly in the areas of administrative law, public contracts, public procurement and construction. His experience also includes litigation in the state courts and arbitration, both as a lawyer and as an arbitrator.

Diogo has worked with clients in several countries, primarily Cape Verde, Angola, Mozambique and São Tomé and Príncipe, on a range of infrastructure projects. He has experience in the construction, transport, real estate, water and sanitation and energy sectors.

In Portugal, Diogo has worked on some of the largest public tenders, as well as construction, concession, privatisation and public-private partnership projects. He regularly advises concessionaires, promoters and financiers.

He was a university lecturer for around 10 years and he has a master’s in legal-economic sciences. He still works regularly with higher education institutions. Diogo is also the author of works on the areas to which he is dedicated.

He is on list of arbitrators of several arbitration centres and Chair of the Management Committee of the Concordia - Centre for Dispute Conciliation and Mediation.

Contacts

Office: Porto
(+351) 226 074 700*
diogo.duartecampos@plmj.pt

*National landlines call

Languages:
English, Italian, French

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Coimbra, 2002
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2005
  • Attended postgraduate course in banking, securities markets and insurance law at the University of Coimbra, 2003
  • Advanced course in Business Taxation at Escola de Gestão Empresarial, Oporto Atlantic Business School, 2005
  • Postgraduate in Public Regulation and Competition, the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2006
  • Master of Legal-economic Sciences, the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2008
  • Junior assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2003–2007
  • Specialist course in public procurement at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2009
  • Guest lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2009
  • Construction Law Summer School Cambridge, 2014
Professional Background
  • Partner at PLMJ since 2016
  • Member of the roster of arbitrators of the Arbitration Center on Public Procurement
  • President of the supervisory board of APMEP - The Association of Public Markets
  • Member of the National Political Commission of the Christian Democrats Youth Party, 2002-2006
  • Chairman of the board of the general meeting of the National Youth Council, 2002-2005
Member of
  • CEDIPRE - Public law and Regulation Study Centre
  • APA - Portuguese Arbitration Association
  • APMEP – Portuguese Association of Public Markets
Chambers Europe
2023 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Band 2 | Public & Administrative Law
2023 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Public Law - Band 2 | Porto
2022 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Public law - Band 2 | Porto
2022 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Band 2 | Public & Administrative Law
2021 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Public Law - Band 2 | Porto
2021 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Band 2 | Public & Administrative Law
2020 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Band 2 | Public & Administrative Law

"He is known to be "very reliable" by his clients"

2020 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Public law - Band 2 | Porto

"Commended by clients for his "dedication and technical knowledge, the simplicity and objectivity of the language he uses."

2019 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Band 3 | Public & Administrative Law

"Clients praise for his fantastic ability to find win-win solutions in negotiations. He is active in mandates relating to life sciences and transport infrastructure, including disputes."

2019 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Public law - Band 2 | Porto

"Very knowledgeable and practical he leads the firm's public law team in Porto. "

2018 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Public Law - Band 3 | Porto
2018 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Public & Administrative Law
2017 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Porto
The Legal 500
2023 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Recommended | Projects and Project Finance
2023 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Leading individuals | Public Law
2023 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Next Generation Partners | Oporto Market
2022 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Next Generation Partners | Oporto Market
2022 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Leading individuals | Public Law
2022 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Projects and Project Finance
2022 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Planning Law
2021 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Next Generation Partners | Oporto Market
2021 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Next Generation Partners | Public Law
2021 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Projects and Project Finance
2020 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Next generation partners | Oporto Market
2020 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Public Law
2019 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Public Law
2019 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Projects
2019 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Oporto Market
2018 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Public Law
2018 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Projects
2017 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Public Law
IFLR1000
2023 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Highly regarded | Banking and Finance: Project Development
2023 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Highly regarded | Project Development
2022 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Highly regared | Project Development
2021 - Diogo Duarte Campos, Highly regarded | Project Development
2020 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Project Development
2019 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Corporate / M&A (Project Development)
2018 - Diogo Duarte Campos | Corporate / M&A (Project Development)
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