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Transportation: Aviation - Portugal
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Aviation, Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Logistics and Transport, Sports.
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.
Member of the Portuguese Bar Association.
Regular publications on cross-border Leasing and Aviation.
Law Degree from Universidade Livre of Lisbon, 1984