Provided by Rafael Lucas Pires
M&A, Civil and Commercial law, Financial Law and Capital Markets, Law of Contracts.
Coordinates one of SLCM’s corporate/M&A teams, focused in domestic and cross-border transactions (inbound and outbound) and has a strong track record in sectors, such as banking and financial services, telecoms, media, energy, agriculture, food & beverage, healthcare, tourism and infrastructure.
Professional activity is primarily focused on Mergers and Acquisitions – private acquisitions, joint-ventures, alliances and private equity. Has been engaged in high level domestic and cross-border transactions (inbound and outbound), complex restructuring deals, buyouts and takeovers. Has extensive experience in private equity and banking and finance related work. He is highly experienced in Mergers & Acquisitions, Privatizations, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets and Company Law. Also concentrates practice on corporate governance matters.
Partner at SLCM since 2005. His career has been exclusively at SLCM where started to work in 1998.
Member of Portuguese Bar Association since 2001.
Graduate in Law (1998), curricular part of the Master’s degree in Law (2003) and completion of the LL.M. in “International Trade and Business Law” (2007) at Lisbon Catholic University. Former Assistant Teacher of Administrative and Constitutional Law at Lisbon Catholic University (1998-2002).
Portuguese, Spanish, English and Italian languages.
Rafael Lucas Pires is praised by interviewees for his strong technical skills and consensus-building approach, with one client saying: "He has a great ability to find legally adequate solutions to solve the problems that arise with great ease at the negotiating table." He is adept at handling demergers and corporate restructurings.