Maria Castelos divides her practice between Banking and Finance, especially on acquisition, project and structured finance deals, and M&A/Private Equity and Capital Markets, which allows her to take a holistic approach to the advice she gives to Clients as she has a deep understanding of the different aspects of deals. She has long standing experience in advising corporations, asset managers, investors and lenders across different industry sectors, most recently with a particular focus on banking and insurance, infrastructure, aviation, energy, water and telecommunications. With almost thirty years' of experience, she has been consistently recognised in the market as one of the leading practitioners in her main areas of practice.
Lisbon Law School, Catholic University, 1991. LL.M. in Banking and Finance, University College London, 1994-95. Post-graduate Degree in Securities Law, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law, 1998. Trainee at PLMJ, A.M.Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice & Associados, 1991-93. Member of the Portuguese Bar Association, 1993. Associate and Senior Associate at PLMJ, A.M.Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice & Associados, 1993-99. Partner at PLMJ, A.M.Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice & Associados, 2000-09. Partner at Campos Ferreira, Sá Carneiro - CS Associados, 2009.
Portuguese Bar Association
Languages-English, French and Spanish