Nuno Pimentel Gomes
Senior Associate

Nuno Pimentel Gomes

Joined PLMJ in 2014.
Senior associate in the Real Estate, Planning and Tourism practice.

About Nuno

Nuno is senior associate in the Real Estate, Planning and Tourism practice and he has over 10 years' professional experience in all areas of administrative law and public law, with a special focus on town and country planning, and on public procurement.

Nuno acts for clients in obtaining licences for urban development and advises them on planning issues. He has represented both contracting entities and bidders in the procedural stages of public procurement process, and in implementing the contracts.

In recent years, Nuno has advised on energy efficiency contracts and construction works contracts. He also has experience in administrative litigation and acts as a lawyer and as an arbitrator - regularly as a secretary of arbitral tribunals - in domestic and international arbitrations.

Nuno is on the list of arbitrators of the Public Contracts Arbitration Centre and, for administrative matters, of the Administrative Arbitration Centre.

He often participates as a guest speaker at conferences and seminars on matters of administrative and public law, and arbitration, and he also lectures on courses in these areas.

Before joining PLMJ, he was a lawyer at the law firm of Abreu Advogados.


English, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2007
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2010
  • Postgraduate in negotiation from ESADE Business School, Barcelona, 2008
  • Postgraduate in arbitration from the law faculty of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2008
  • Master’s in administrative law and public procurement from the law faculty of Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2009
Professional Background
  • Lawyer at Abreu Advogados - Sociedade de Advogados RL, 2014
  • Member of the roster of arbitrators of the Arbitration Center on Public Procurement
Member of
  • Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr)
  • Club Español del Arbitraje (CEA) / Coordinator of CEA-40
  • Co-Chairs' Circle
  • ICC Portugal Commission on Arbitration and ADR
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF)
  • Portuguese Arbitration Association (APA)
  • Portuguese Association of Public Markets (APMEP)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
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