Provided by Paulo de Sá e Cunha
White Collar Crime, Corporate Governance and Compliance. Litigation
Partner since 2008, Paulo de Sá e Cunha joined Cuatrecasas in 2006, and heads the Corporate Crime and Administrative offenses practices in Portugal. Over the past few years, he has been present in all major white-collar crime cases in Portugal.
Head of the Legal Department of SUCH - Serviço de Utilização Comum dos Hospitais (1998-2002). Head of the State Department Office for Health Administration from 1989 to 1990.
Founding member of APDI - Associação Portuguesa de Direito Intelectual and of Gestautor - Associação de Gestão Colectiva do Direito de Autor. Founding member and former vice chair of OSCOT - Observatório de Segurança, Criminalidade Organizada e Terrorismo.
Speaker in several congresses, conferences and seminars related to Criminal Law and Administrative offenses. Trainer of several postgraduate courses.
Member of the Portuguese Bar Association. Founder member and former vice-president of OSCOT (Portuguese Observatory on Security, Organized Crime, and Terrorism). Member of the Lisbon Council of the Portuguese Bar Association (2011-2013). Founder and Chairman of Fórum Penal (Portuguese Criminal Lawyers Association).
Law degree from the School of Law of the University of Lisbon, 1988.
Paulo de Sá e Cunha is a well-regarded corporate crime practitioner. He acts both for private defendants and for major companies seeking the prosecution of former directors. He possesses demonstrable experience in cases raising allegations of tax fraud, bribery and corruption. Paulo de Sá e Cunha left Cuatrecasas and joined Abreu Advogados in April 2023.