Pedro Caetano Nunes

Pedro Caetano Nunes

Joined PLMJ since 2014.
Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice.

About Pedro

Pedro is a partner in the Dispute Resolution practice who is known for his extensive experience in corporate and financial disputes. He has represented clients in large, highly complex court and arbitration cases, often involving multiple jurisdictions. Before working as a lawyer, he was judge in the Portuguese courts for more than a decade.

Pedro is a professor at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, where he is responsible for the subject of corporate law and he coordinates the master’s in law and management, offered in conjunction with Nova School of Business and Economics. Pedro has a PhD in private law and has written books and articles on various topics, but with a particular emphasis on corporate governance and M&A.


English, German, Spanish, French, Italian

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 1994
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2014
  • Graduation as judge at the Centre for Judicial Studies, 1998
  • Master's in legal sciences (LLM) from the University of Lisbon, 2000
  • Doctorate (PhD) in private law from the University Nova de Lisbon, 2011
Professional Background
  • Partner at PLMJ since 2017
  • Professor (chair in corporate law) at the law faculty of University Nova de Lisbon since 2012
  • Professor on the Master's in Law and Management, Nova School of Business and Economics, since 2012
  • Lecturer at the Centre for Judicial Studies, 2012-2014
  • Judge at the Lisbon Civil Courts, 2000-2012
  • Judge at the Grândola and Porto de Mós District Courts, 1998-2000
The Legal 500
2021 - Pedro Caetano Nunes, Next Generation Partners | Insolvency and Restructuring
2021 - Pedro Caetano Nunes | Dispute Resolution
2019 - Pedro Caetano Nunes | Insolvency and Restructuring
2018 - Pedro Caetano Nunes | Litigation and Dispute Resolution
2022 - Pedro Caetano Nunes, Highly regarded | Insolvency & Restructuring
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