Ricardo Silva Pereira
Senior Counsel

Ricardo Silva Pereira

Joined PLMJ in 2022.
Senior counsel in the Dispute Resolution practice.

About Ricardo

Ricardo is a senior counsel in the Dispute Resolution practice and has 15 years' professional experience in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, and restructuring and insolvency.

He has acted for Portuguese and international clients from various market sectors in commercial disputes, including shareholder disputes and construction disputes, banking and contractual cases, and extra-contractual civil liability cases. Ricardo also has experience in restructuring and insolvency proceedings, where he has advised companies, insolvency administrators and creditors in insolvency or pre-insolvency matters.

He is the author of publications on insolvency law and has participated as a speaker in conferences on the same subject.

Ricardo has completed postgraduate courses in commercial law at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa and in securities law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon.

In 2020 he was awarded the prestigious Forty under 40 award in the Insolvency & Restructuring category by Iberian Lawyer.

Before joining PLMJ, Ricardo was a lawyer at Linklaters and Gómez-Acebo & Pombo.

Contacts

Languages:
English, French, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2007
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2010
  • Course in financial accounting for executives at Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2019
  • University extension course in arbitration law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2014
  • Insolvency course at ICC Portugal, 2013
  • Postgraduate course in commercial law at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2009
  • Postgraduate course in capital markets at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2008
Professional Background
  • Associate and managing associate at the law firm Linklaters, 2013-2019
  • Associate at the law firm Goméz-Acebo & Pombo, 2010-2013
The Legal 500
2021 - Ricardo Silva Pereira | Insolvency and Restructuring
Who's Who Legal
2022 - Ricardo Silva Pereira, Future Leader | Arbitration
2021 - Ricardo Silva Pereira, Future Leader | Arbitration
2020 - Ricardo Silva Pereira, Future Leader | Arbitration
IFLR1000
2021 - Ricardo Silva Pereira, Rising star | Insolvency & Restructuring
2020 - Ricardo Silva Pereira, Rising star | Insolvency & Restructuring
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