Abreu Advogados

José Eduardo Martins

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Practice Areas

Public, Environmental and Real Estate Law.


José Eduardo Martins is a Partner and has been at Abreu Advogados since 2005 working primarily in the areas of Environmental, Commercial, and Real Estate Law and is one of the most vastly experienced Portuguese lawyers in the areas of environment, energy and natural resources.

He is the Partner responsible for the Environmental Law practice area and the Angola and Cape Verde Desks, but he works with all Portuguese Speaking jurisdictions on matters related to the production of electricity, carbon license generation and transactions, environmental asset accounting, water and waste management.

José Eduardo also has extensive experience in the public sector, having been Secretary of State for the Environment in the XV Portuguese Constitutional Government, from 2002 - 2004, and a Member of the Portuguese Parliament from 1999 to 2012.

Professional Memberships

Portuguese Bar Association, International Bar Association; Euroforest; World Energy Council; Smart Waste Portugal.


Law Degree, University of Lisbon.

Languages: English, French and Spanish.