Rita Folhadela
Senior Associate

Rita Folhadela

Joined PLMJ in 2019.
Senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice.

About Rita

Rita is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice. With several years of professional experience, she specialises in civil and commercial litigation, as well as insolvency and restructuring. Rita has handled both judicial (PER and insolvency) and out-of-court (RERE) restructurings, advising investors, creditors and debtors at all stages of these processes. She works mainly as legal adviser to major clients, primarily funds, groups and companies in a wide range of business sectors.
Rita has taught modules in postgraduate courses on corporate restructuring, with a particular focus on PER (special out-of-court corporate recovery process) matters.
Prior to joining PLMJ, Rita was a lawyer at SLCM - Serra Lopes, Cortes Martins & Associados.


Office: Lisbon
(+351) 213 197 300*

*National landlines call


Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2011
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2014
Professional Background
  • Lawyer at the law firm SLCM - Serra Lopes, Cortes Martins, Advogados, 2014-2019
The Legal 500
2022 - Rita Folhadela | Insolvency and Restructuring
2023 - Rita Folhadela, Rising star | Insolvency & Restructuring
2022 - Rita Folhadela, Rising star | Insolvency & Restructuring
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