Petra Carreira
Senior Associate

Petra Carreira

Joined PLMJ in 2018.
Senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice.

About Petra

Petra is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice. With over 8 years’ experience, she works in Portugal and internationally, specialising in corporate and commercial litigation, insolvency and restructuring, administrative offence litigation and arbitration.

She regularly advises Portuguese and international clients in the banking and finance sector in corporate liability cases and debt recovery claims relating to guaranteed credits. Petra also advised on the sale of the largest bad debt portfolio in Portugal.

She completed a postgraduate course in arbitration at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Nova de Lisboa and has an LL.M. in international transactions from Centro de Estudios Garrigues (Madrid) in partnership with Fordham University (New York) and Universidad Nebrija. Petra attended the second postgraduate course on law enforcement, compliance and criminal law in banking, financial and economic activities at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon.

Before joining PLMJ, she was a lawyer at Garrigues and, for one year, she was a guest lecturer at the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, in the subject of economic and business law.

Contacts

Languages:
English, French, German

Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2010
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2014
  • Masters in Civil and Criminal Law (curricular part) from the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2011
  • Guest lecturer at the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, in the subjects of Economic and Business Law (2011–2012)
  • Postgraduate in Arbitration from the Faculty of Law of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2015
  • LLM in International Transactions from Centro de Estudios Garrigues (Madrid) - in partnership with Fordham University (New York) and Universidad Nebrija (Madrid), 2017
Professional Background
  • Associate at the law firm Garrigues Portugal, S.L.P. (Portugal), (2014-2018)
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