Marta Pedro
Senior Counsel

Marta Pedro

Joined PLMJ in 1998.
Senior counsel and member of the Mozambique Desk.

About Marta

Marta is a senior counsel and member of the PLMJ Mozambique Desk. With over 20 years’ experience, she provides legal support to international clients in investment projects in Mozambique, and she has deep knowledge of the business environment of this country.

Marta has particular experience in advising companies in the areas of real estate and construction, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals and telecoms.

She supports clients in a wide range of matters including corporate litigation, real estate and construction, corporate/M&A, competition, regulatory and compliance, and data protection.

In the area of real estate, she has handled large projects in Mozambique and in Angola, helping foreign investors to prepare, structure and negotiate EPC contracts. In Mozambique, Marta has also worked major operations in the energy sector.

She completed a postgraduate course in banking, financial and insurance law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra and she also took a course in construction law at Cambridge.


Office: Lisbon
(+351) 213 197 300*

*National landlines call


Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, 1998
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2000
  • Postgraduate in Banking, Securities Markets and Insurance Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2000
  • Construction Law Summer School Cambridge, 2014
Professional Background
  • Managing associate at PLMJ since 2016
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