Pedro Metello de Nápoles

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Pedro is a partner and co-head of the Dispute Resolution practice. With over 20 years’ experience in dispute resolution, he focuses on high value/complex arbitration and litigation. Before leading the arbitration teams, Pedro was responsible for PLMJ’s Angola Desk. As a consequence, he has extensive experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Over the past few years, has been involved as a lawyer in more than 60 arbitrations, especially at the international level and under a wide variety of arbitration regulations. Pedro is on the lists of arbitrators of several Portuguese and international institutions and has often been appointed as an arbitrator.

He is the author of numerous articles, especially on arbitration, and as part of the Portuguese Arbitration Association, Pedro was a member of the group that drafted Portugal's’ current Voluntary Arbitration Law.

Pedro is the Portuguese member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, vice-president of the Arbitration Committee of ICC Portugal, a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, and a member of the board of the Portuguese Arbitration Association.

Professional Memberships

IBA; Club Español del Arbitraje; Portuguese Arbitration Association


Languages: Portuguese, English, French and Spanish