European and competition law.
Joined the firm in 2006, as a Partner. He's the coordinator of the european and competition law team. Founding Partner of Osório de Castro, Verde Pinho, Vieira Peres, Lobo Xavier & Associados (1989-2005). Advises clients with respect to merger control procedures, antitrust and state aid. Represents private parties before the EU institutions and courts. Experienced in retail, insurance and telecommunications.
Portuguese Bar Association. International Bar Association (Antitrust Committee).
Law degree (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 1985). Postgraduate Studies European Law (Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, 1988).