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Luís Soares de Sousa

Lisbon, Portugal Europe Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Transportation: Aviation
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Transportation: Aviation - Portugal

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Luís Soares de Sousa "is very customer-oriented, always on top of everything that happens in the industry and has a great relationship with the authorities, including in other jurisdictions," according to impressed sources. He stands out for his notable expertise in aviation finance mandates, offering further experience in aircraft management agreements, lease registrations and regulatory matters.
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Practice Areas

Aviation, Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Logistics and Transport, Sports.

Career

Partner of Cuatrecasas since 2001.

He has advised on matters such as incorporating and licensing charter air transport companies, including advising on regulatory law; crossborder leasing transactions; mergers and acquisitions in the transport, construction and entertainment sectors; business restructurings; structuring and developing real estate investments; and project finance. He has also advised clients on privatizations in the Portuguese-speaking African countries and on public procurement. He advises airlines, banks, manufacturers and leasing companies on crossborder leasing transactions.

Legal adviser of several international companies on privatisation operations in the African Countries of Portuguese Official Language (PALOPs). Legal adviser of Airlines, Banks, Manufacturers and Leasing Companies on cross border leasing operations. Legal adviser of Junta Autónoma das Estradas between 1997 and 1999 on the launching of the shadow tolling system.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association.

Publications

Regular publications on cross-border Leasing and Aviation.

Personal

Law Degree from Universidade Livre of Lisbon, 1984

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Luís Soares de Sousa

Cuatrecasas

yellow-guide 15 YEARS RANKED
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Praça Marquês de Pombal, 2

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

1250-160

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