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Planning - Portugal
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Sofia is Partner and founding member of Sofia Galvão Advogados, a boutique, Portugal based Territory Law firm. She has a vast experience in all matters concerning Territory, namely Land and Maritime Spatial Planning, Real Estate, Tourism, Environment, EU Funds, Construction, Ports, Public Procurement and Administrative Concessions.
Partner at Sofia Galvão Advogados since April 2014. Previously, Partner at PLMJ (Planning practice), at Sérvulo Correia & Associados and at Vieira de Almeida & Associados (Real Estate, Planning and Environment practice). Sofia was Secretary of State for Public Administration and Secretary of State of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers in the 16th Constitutional Government.
Portuguese Bar Association
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Graduated from the School of Law at University of Lisbon, where she received her Master's in Legal Sciences. Taught as assistant professor, maintaining collaboration as lecturer in post-graduate studies. Renowned Lawyer, being named by Best Lawyers, 2013-2014, 2016-2017 (Real Estate and Planning-Portuguese Lawyer of the Year), Chambers Europe, 2014-2020 (Planning-Star Individual- and Real Estate), The Legal 500, 2015 to 2020 (Planning-Leading Individual- and Real Estate) and recognized as one of Top 50 Iberian lawyers in Business Law by Iberian Lawyer, 2020 (Urban Planning). Speaks English and French.