Manuela Martins Amorim Costa
Senior Associate

Manuela Martins Amorim Costa

Joined PLMJ in 2022.
Senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice.

About Manuela

Manuela is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice and has worked as a lawyer for 15 years. She has extensive experience in complex domestic and international arbitration cases, particularly relating to construction, energy, commercial and corporate disputes. In these cases, she has acted in various jurisdictions and under different regulations.

Manuela has an LL.M. in international business regulation, litigation and arbitration from New York University. She also completed postgraduate courses in public companies and capital markets at Universidade Católica Portuguesa, and in corporate law, focusing on public tenders and contracts, at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (Brazil).

Manuela is admitted to practice as a lawyer in Portugal and Brazil.

Before joining PLMJ, she was a lawyer at the law firms CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut and Chaffetz Lindsey LLP in New York.

Contacts

Languages:
English, French

Academic Background
  • Law degree form Pontifícia Universidade Católica of Rio de Janeiro, 2011
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2017
  • Postgraduate course in public companies and capital markets from the Faculty of law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2017
  • LL.M. in international business regulation, litigation and arbitration from the New York University Law School, 2015
  • Postgraduate course in corporate law at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, 2014
Professional Background
  • Senior associate at law firm CMS Portugal, 2017-2022
  • Foreign associate at Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, New York (USA), 2015-2016
  • Lawyer at the Brazilian construction company Queiroz Galvão, 2012-2014
Member of
  • ICC - YAF
  • ICDR - Young & International
  • YIAG - Young International Arbitration Group
  • Young ICCA
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