PLMJ Advogados, SP, RL

A Client-Centred Vision

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, 1984
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 1992
  • Attended postgradate course in Community Law at Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Centre of European Studies, Lisbon, 1996
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
  • Partner at PLMJ since 2000
  • Adviser to the ombudsman of Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa, 1991
  • Managing director of Alcoitão Hospital, 1992
  • Legal adviser to the High Commission for Projecto Vida, 1993
  • Member of the Personal Data Protection Commission, 1994
  • Member of the Schengen Common Control Authority representing the Portuguese State, 1995
  • Member of Supreme Council of the Public Prosecutor’s Office, 1997
  • Minister of the Office of the President in the XV Government, 2004
  • Minister of State, of the Office of the President and of Parliamentary Affairs for the XVI Government, 2005
  • Arbitrator at the Arbitration Centre of the Portuguese-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, 2009
MEMBERSHIPS
  • IBA - International Bar Association
LANGUAGES
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

The US directory Best Lawyers officially announced its new rankings today. These rankings provide annual recognition of the best lawyers from around the world and this recognition is based entirely on peer review.
With a total of eight lawyers, PLMJ has more 'Lawyers of the Year than any other Portuguese firm. They are:
Diogo Perestrelo, a...

The foundation stone of the new Heineken factory in Mozambique was laid on 4 December.
The legal work to prepare for this important step involved analysing complex legal issues in several jurisdictions and it was handled by a large multidisciplinary, cross-border team of lawyers from the PLMJ Mozambique Desk and from the law firm TTA...

PLMJ – Law Firm has increased the number of lawyers recommended by the US directory Best Lawyers to 46, in various areas of legal practice in Portugal. Partners Nuno Guedes Vaz, from PLMJ Employment and Labour, Rita Alarcão Júdice, from PLMJ Real Estate, and Rita Samoreno Gomes, from PLMJ Litigation, together with Manuel da Silva Gomes, a ...

Nuno Morais Sarmento, a partner in PLMJ's litigation practice, has spoken to the newspaper Diário de Notícias about his professional and political career, and about the current state of the country.

PLMJ has increased the number of lawyers recommended by US directory Best Lawyers as leaders in their areas of practice to 44. Duarte Schmidt Lino, the partner who heads the private equity team, and senior associates, Filipa Cansado de Carvalho – arbitration, and Raquel Azevedo – capital markets, have all appeared in the directory for the...

PLMJ partners Nuno Morais Sarmento and João Medeiros specialise in criminal litigation and are defending Silva Carvalho in the Caso das Secretas (Secrets Case). They were interviewed by journalists at the beginning of the trial.
Watch the RTP report (in Portuguese) here .

Mozambique Desk
Mozambique Desk
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