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Provided by Luís Miguel Cortes Martins

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Practice Areas

Corporate and M&A (Business Law, Financial Law, Company Law, Inbound and Outbound M&A, Capital markets). Head of Corporate M&A Department. Litigation and Arbitration.

A broad range of experience in Mergers & Acquisitions operations, both inbound and outbound, having been involved in major transactions in Portugal in over 30 years of practice in the financial, energy, infrastructures, telecoms and media, food & beverage, healthcare and real estate sectors.

Ongoing advisory on strategic business decisions and complex restructuring, developing long term relationships with clients.

Prominent lawyer in dispute resolution, acting in State courts managing complex and sophisticated disputes, on both national and international level. Arbitrator in civil and commercial matters.

Career

Managing Partner of SLCM where he has been developing his career since 1985.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 1987. Member of Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) and currently President of the Arbitration Practice Commission at the Portuguese Arbitration Association.

Personal

Graduate in Law (1985) and completion of the curricular part of the Master’s degree in Law (1988) at Lisbon Catholic University. Assistant Teacher at the Lisbon University Faculty of Law (1986-1990) and at Lisbon Catholic University (since 1987) where he is currently visiting lecturer.

Portuguese, Spanish, French and English languages.

Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A - Portugal
E
Eminent Practitioners

Luís Miguel Cortes Martins is experienced in re-privatisation and bidding processes. One client notes his "significant experience and sound advice," and another adds: "He is dedicated, available and constructive."


Dispute Resolution - Portugal
1
Band 1

Luís Miguel Cortes Martins is a popular choice to act as arbitrator on commercial arbitration tribunals. He is also often identified as one of the top lawyers in Portugal to advise on complex commercial litigation. "He is an excellent leader who ensures that legal mandates are executed with quality," states one client.


Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators - Portugal
2
Band 2

Luís Miguel Cortes Martins is a popular choice to act as arbitrator on commercial arbitration tribunals. He is also often identified as one of the top lawyers in Portugal to advise on complex commercial litigation. "He is an excellent leader who ensures that legal mandates are executed with quality," states one client.

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Eminent Practitioners
Rafael Lucas Pires
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Rafael Lucas Pires
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Band 3
Dispute Resolution

Luís Miguel Cortes Martins
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Luís Miguel Cortes Martins
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Band 1
Maria Raquel Moreira
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Maria Raquel Moreira
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Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators

Luís Miguel Cortes Martins
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Luís Miguel Cortes Martins
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Band 2