Alexandra Dias Henriques
Senior Counsel

Alexandra Dias Henriques

Joined PLMJ in 2022.
Senior counsel in the EU and Competition Law practice.

About Alexandra

Alexandra is a senior council in the EU and Competition Law practice and in her nearly 20 years of professional experience, she has focused on European Union law, European and Portuguese competition law, and competition litigation.

She advises on restrictive practices cases, including cartel leniency and settlement, merger control, vertical agreements and compliance programmes. She represents clients before the Portuguese Competition Authority, the European Commission, and the Portuguese and European courts.

She is secretary-general of CAPDC - Círculo dos Advogados Portugueses de Direito da Concorrência.

Alexandra has a Master's in European Union Law, specialising in competition law, from King's College, University of London. She also completed a postgraduate courses in European Union law at King's College, in law enforcement, compliance and criminal law at the University of Lisbon, and in industrial property at the University of Lisbon/APDI. Besides this, she took university extension courses organised by the University of Lisbon, at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and at JurisNova in collaboration with the Portuguese Competition Authority, the European University Institute of Florence and the LSE - London School of Economics and Political Science.

Before joining PLMJ, she was a lawyer at the law firms Gómez-Acebo & Pombo and Marques Mendes & Associados.

Contacts

Languages:
English, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2002
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2004
  • Advanced Course in European Competition Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science, 2022
  • Intensive course in Recent Developments in Competition Policy at the European University Institute, 2021
  • Course on Public Procurement and Competition at the Nova School of Law, 2016
  • Postgraduate course in Law Enforcement, Compliance and Criminal Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2016
  • Course on the New Legal Regimes of State Aid at the Nova School of Law, 2015
  • Postgraduate course on industrial property at the Portuguese Intellectual Property Law Association of the University of Lisbon, 2008
  • Master's in European Union Law, specialising in competition law from King's College, University of London, 2009
  • Postgraduate course in European Union Law at King's College London, 2008
Professional Background
  • Lawyer at the law firm Gómez-Acebo & Pombo, 2015-2022
  • Lawyer at the law firm Marques Mendes & Associados, 2004-2014
The Legal 500
2022 - Alexandra Dias Henriques, Rising star | EU and Competition
Best Lawyers
2023 - Alexandra Dias Henriques | Recommended Lawyers
Chambers Europe
2022 - Alexandra Dias Henriques, Star Associate | Competition Law
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