Nádia da Costa Ribeiro
Senior Counsel

Nádia da Costa Ribeiro

Joined PLMJ in 2021.
Senior counsel in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications.

About Nádia

Nádia is a senior counsel in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice with over 19 years' experience. She advises on all areas related to technology, media and electronic communications.

She has particular experience in electronic communications regulation, consumer affairs, data protection and cybersecurity, information and communications technology law, media and fintech. Nádia advises domestic and international clients in the areas of electronic communications, data protection and cybersecurity, technology contracts, consumer law and has extensive experience in conducting audits.

Her clients come from the electronic communications, mobility, media, technology, banking and finance, and oil and gas sectors, among others.

Nádia is a member of the Portuguese Communications Association, a member of the Supervisory Board of the Angolan Corporate Governance Association, a member of the Advisory Board of the Angolan Association of Internet Providers and a mentor for start-ups within the Founder Institute Luanda. She regularly publishes articles and participates in conferences on topics in the areas of electronic communications regulation, privacy and cybersecurity, and compliance.

Prior to joining PLMJ, Nádia was Global Head of Legal at Angola Cables, Regulatory and Competition Manager at MEO Comunicações, S.A., Legal Counsel at ZON Multimédia, Senior International Consultant at Vieira de Almeida and Of Counsel at Broseta Portugal.


Office: Lisbon
(+351) 213 197 300*

*National landlines call

English, French, German, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree form the University of Lisbon, 2002
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2004
  • Course on leadership, innovation and change in organisational leadership at the Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, 2011
  • Advanced course in sector-specific regulation at the Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, 2008
  • Postgraduate course in competition law and regulation at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2006
Professional Background
  • Head of legal at the Angola Cables Group (LATAM and EMEA), 2018-2021
  • Senior international consultant in the TMT practice at Vieira de Almeida law firm, Lisbon and African markets, 2015-2018
  • Regulatory and competition manager at PT Portugal, 2008-2014
  • Legal counsel at PT Multimédia (regulation, personal data, competition and media), 2006-2008
  • Lawyer at the law firm Vieira de Almeida in the TMT practice, 2004-2006
The Legal 500
2023 - Nádia da Costa Ribeiro | Data protection and cybersecurity
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