Dearbháile Banahan
Senior Associate

Dearbháile Banahan

Joined PLMJ in 2011.
Senior associate in the Real Estate and Tourism practice.

About Dearbháile

Dearbháile is s senior associate in the Real Estate and Tourism practice. She has 8 years’ experience in legal practice, devoting much of this time to litigation, real estate and tourism. Dearbháile acts for private clients and companies, mainly from foreign markets, that wish to invest in residential or tourism properties in Portugal.

She is a member of PLMJ’s Scandinavian Desk and has a special focus on the Swedish market, where she has been assisting clients in the process of moving to Portugal. One important aspect of this is helping her clients obtain non-habitual resident status.

Dearbháile has president of the Ireland Portugal Business Network in the Algarve, between 2018 and 2019.

Before joining PLMJ, she did a summer internship at the Lisbon office of Linklaters, in the financial regulation group, and at the office in London in the area of European law and competition.

Dearbháile has a master's in European and international law from Católica Global School of Law and has participated in numerous conferences and seminars in Portugal and abroad.

Contacts

Languages:
English

Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2010
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2013
  • LL.M. Law in a European and Global Context, Católica Global School of Law, 2011
  • Summer Course on EU Intellectual Property Law, Academy of European Law, Trier, Germany, 2014
Professional Background
  • Senior associate at PLMJ since 2019
  • Summer internship at Linklaters (London) in the Financial Regulation Group, 2009
  • Summer internship at Linklaters (Lisbon) in European law and competition, 2009
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