Francisco da Cunha Matos
Senior Associate

Francisco da Cunha Matos

Joined PLMJ in 2013.
Senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice.

About Francisco

Francisco is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice and advises on civil and commercial litigation and insolvency proceedings.

With more than 5 years’ experience, he has provided legal support in the economic-financial restructuring of major companies in the tourism and hotels sectors, and he has advised venture capital investment funds and provided regular support for insolvent estates based outside Portugal.

Francisco has a master’s degree in legal-philosophical sciences from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra and is currently doing a PhD in legal-business sciences at the same faculty.


Office: Lisbon
(+351) 213 197 300*

*National landlines call

English, Italian

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Coimbra, 2009
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2015
  • Master's in Legal-Philosophical Sciences from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2011
  • Guest lecturer at the IPT on Introduction to Law, Commercial Law and Social Communication Law, 2011-2013
  • Doctorate in Legal-Business Sciences at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2017
Member of
  • Student representative at the Directorate-General of the Coimbra Academic Association, 2010
  • Member of the Portuguese Association of the Theory of Law, Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy
  • Member of the Lisbon Geographic Society
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