Nuno Líbano Monteiro
Senior Partner

Nuno Líbano Monteiro

Joined PLMJ in 1987.
Senior partner in the Dispute Resolution practice.

About Nuno

Nuno is senior partner in the Dispute Resolution practice. He has over 30 years' experience and has worked on many highly complex and economically significant commercial and financial cases. He also has extensive experience in the area of professional liability of directors and service providers.

As a restructuring and insolvency lawyer, he has represented the main parties in the largest cross-border insolvency cases.

As a representative of the Portuguese Bar Association, Nuno participated in the drafting of the Portuguese Insolvency and Corporate Recovery Code. Throughout his career, he has also played an active role in judicial matters.

Nuno is Vice President of the Circle of Litigation Lawyers and a member of Insol Europe, Insol International and the International Bar Association.

He is the author of numerous legal articles and has participated as a speaker and lecturer in seminars and postgraduate courses on civil procedure and on restructuring and insolvency.

Contacts

Office: Lisbon
(+351) 213 197 300*
nuno.libanomonteiro@plmj.pt

*National landlines call

Languages:
English, French

Academic Background
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 1987
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 1989
Professional Background
  • Partner at PLMJ since 1996
  • Assisted in drafting the Company Insolvency and Recovery Code 2003 as a representative of the Portuguese Bar Association
  • Assisted in the 2004 review of the enforcement proceedings framework as a representative of the Portuguese Bar Association
  • Co-chair of the IBA conference “Reorganisation and Restructuring”, Madrid, 2009
  • Member of the drafting committee for the Cape Verde Insolvency Code, 2009
  • Participant in the “Leading Professional Service Firms Program”, Harvard Business School, Boston, 2011
  • Vice-president of the section “Insolvency of Regulated Businesses” of the R&W section of the IBA – International Bar Association, 2011
  • Co-chair of the 17th Global Insolvency and Restructuring Conference - IBA – International Bar Association, Paris, 2011
  • Speaker at a variety of conferences on the subject of insolvency and restructuring of companies
  • Coordinator and co-author of the book "Company Insolvency and Recovery Code Annotated", PLMJ Collection, Coimbra Editora, 2012.
Member of
  • IBA - International Bar Association, 1999
  • General Council of the Portuguese Bar Association, 2004
  • Concórdia – Centre for Conciliation and Arbitration of Conflicts, 2004
  • Board member CAC – Circle of Litigation Lawyers
  • Insol Europe, 2013
Other Awards
2024 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading | Leaders League - Restructuring & Insolvency
2023 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro | Leaders League - Restructuring & Insolvency
2023 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading | Leaders League - Restructuring & Insolvency
2022 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading | Leaders League - Restructuring & Insolvency
2022 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading | Leaders League - Civil and Commercial Litigation
2021 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading | Leaders League - Civil and Commercial Litigation
2020 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading | Leaders League - Civil and Commercial Litigation
Chambers Europe
2023 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 2 | Litigation
2023 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Restructuring & Insolvency
2022 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 2 | Litigation
2021 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 2 | Litigation
2021 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Restructuring & Insolvency
2020 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Restructuring & Insolvency

"He is a "highly knowledgeable individual who is able to identify problems, create solutions and unlock difficulties."

2020 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Litigation

"He is recognised by interviewees as a "first-tier lawyer" and is particularly praised for his efficient case management."

2019 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Litigation

"He is notably active in the automotive sector and sources value his responsiveness, availability and deep knowledge of the Portuguese courts."

2019 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Restructuring & Insolvency

"He is referred to by clients as a lawyer with deep practical knowledge, who enriches discussions and analyses of the situations presented and helps clients understand the big picture."

2018 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Litigation
2018 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Restructuring & Insolvency
2017 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Litigation
2017 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Restructuring & Insolvency
Chambers Global
2024 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 2 | Dispute Resolution
2023 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Senior Statespeople | Dispute Resolution
2022 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 2 | Dispute Resolution
2021 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 2 | Dispute Resolution
2020 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Litigation

"He is recognised by interviewees as a "first-tier lawyer" and is particularly praised for his efficient case management."

2019 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Litigation

"Civil litigation specialist, he egularly represents important corporates in high-value mandates, including cross-border cases."

2018 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Litigation

"Sources note that he is organised, adding that he looks at every detail."

2017 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Band 1 | Litigation

"Feedback identifies him as "very experienced, with a solid knowledge of procedural and substantive law which makes him a very good litigator."

The Legal 500
2023 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Hall of Fame | Dispute Resolution
2023 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Hall of Fame | Insolvency and Restructuring
2022 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro | Criminal Law, White Collar Deffence and Compliance
2022 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Hall of Fame | Insolvency and Restructuring
2022 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Hall of Fame | Dispute Resolution
2021 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Hall of Fame | Dispute Resolution
2021 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Hall of Fame | Insolvency and Restructuring
2020 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading individual | Litigation and Dispute Resolution
2020 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading individual | Insolvency and Restructuring
2019 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading individual - Hall of fame | Litigation and Dispute Resolution
2019 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading individual - Hall of fame | Insolvency and Restructuring
2018 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading Individual | Litigation and Dispute Resolution
2018 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading Individual | Insolvency and Restructuring
2017 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading Individual | Litigation and Dispute Resolution
2017 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Leading Individual | Insolvency and Restructuring
IFLR1000
2023 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Highly regarded | Insolvency & Restructuring
2022 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Highly regarded | Insolvency & Restructuring
2021 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Highly regarded | Insolvency & Restructuring
2020 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro | Insolvency & Restructuring
2019 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro | Insolvency & Restructuring
2018 - Nuno Líbano Monteiro | Insolvency & Restructuring
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