Frederico Perry Vidal
Senior Counsel

Frederico Perry Vidal

Joined PLMJ in 1991.
Senior counsel in the Public law practice.

About Frederico

Frederico is a senior counsel in the Public law practice. With nearly 30 years’ experience, he has focused on real estate law and construction, public works concessions, projects and infrastructures, and litigation and arbitration.

Frederico has worked on the most important PPP concession contracts in Portugal, and he is known for his expertise in planning, construction and operation. Above all, he is recognised for his work in litigation relating to these activities, coordinating cases involving a number of motorway concessions and sub-concessions. He acts for concessionaires, construction companies and operators.

Frederico has taken part in domestic and international arbitrations as a lawyer and arbitrator, especially in disputes relating to design and construction. He has also advised on real estate transactions in the areas of trade, industry and tourism.

Frederico took an advanced course in international commercial arbitration at the ICC - International Chamber of Commerce and a specialisation course in public procurement by the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra. He has lectured on the postgraduate course in property law at Universidade Católica Portuguesa and has given specialised training in arbitration, property, construction and tourism in other institutions and professional associations.

Frederico is a member of the Porto Commercial Association - Porto Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Portuguese Arbitration Association (APA).



Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Internacional de Lisboa, 1991
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 1993
  • Attended postgraduate course in building and construction law at Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2007
  • Advanced PIDA course in international commercial arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce, 2008
  • Attended postgraduate course in arbitration at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2009
  • Specialisation course in public procurement at the University of Coimbra, 2009
Professional Background
  • Joined PLMJ in 1991
  • Of counsel at PLMJ since 2019
Member of
  • Oporto Commercial Association – Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Oporto
  • AIA - Association for International Arbitration
  • APA - Portuguese Arbitration Association
The Legal 500
2019 - Frederico Perry Vidal | Public Law
2018 - Frederico Perry Vidal | Public Law
2018 - Frederico Perry Vidal | Oporto Market
2017 - Frederico Perry Vidal | Public Law
2017 - Frederico Perry Vidal | Oporto Market
Best Lawyers
2021 - Frederico Perry Vidal | Recommended Lawyers
2020 - Frederico Perry Vidal | Recommended Lawyers
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