João Regadas
Senior Associate

João Regadas

Joined PLMJ in 2019.
Senior associate in the Corporate M&A practice.

About João

João is a senior associate in the corporate M&A practice. With 10 years’ experience, he has advised on Portuguese and international acquisitions and mergers of companies. João has also provided legal support in venture capital and private equity operations, acting for both investments companies and target companies, in particular start-ups. He has solid experience in dealing with the purchase and sale of assets, definition and implementation of restructuring and reorganisation of corporate groups, establishment and development of joint ventures, financial transactions, and structuring and setting up real estate investments.

Before joining PLMJ, João was a lawyer in the corporate and M&A practice of the law firm Cuatrecasas and an adviser to the board and head of the legal department of PortoLazer, the municipal company of the Porto Municipal Council.

João has a master’s in corporate and business law from the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto and completed a postgraduate course in intellectual property law at the same faculty.

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Languages:
English, Spanish

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Academic Background
  • Degree in corporate and business law from Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto, 2007.
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2008
  • Master’s in corporate and business law from Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto, 2009.
  • Continuous training course in accounting and financial analysis for lawyers at the Faculty of Law of the University of Porto, 2010
  • Course in administrative procedural practices at the Faculty of Law of the University of Porto, 2014.
  • Specialisation course in sports law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2015
  • Postgraduate course in intellectual property law at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto, 2017
Professional Background
  • Principal associate at the law firm Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira & Associados, 2018-2019
  • Associate at the law firm Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira & Associados), 2014-2018
  • Advisor to the board of directors and head of the legal department in the municipal company of the Porto Municipal Council - PortoLazer, E.M., 2012-2014
  • Sole practitioner lawyer, 2012-2014
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