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Andre Figueiredo

Andre Figueiredo



  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate / M&A

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Andre is the partner who heads the Capital Markets practice. He has a diversified practice in the areas of capital markets, corporate and structured finance and regulatory advice, acting regularly for issuers/borrowers, sponsors, banks and investors.

He has been following closely the ongoing transformation of the Portuguese banking sector, acting for investors on resolution matters, and representing investors and issuers in some of the largest NPL deconsolidation transactions, some of which public traded. Andre also leads our impact investment practice.

Andre obtained an LL.M. in Corporate Law from NYU School of Law and earned a PhD in securities law from Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

He teaches securities and financial law at the Portuguese Catholic University, is the author of several articles and legal books in the fields of securities and finance law, and a regular speaker at industry and academic conferences.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2004


Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2001
Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2004
Postgraduate in securities law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2003
LLM in corporate law from New York University, 2003-2004
PhD in private law from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2012
Areas of Practice

Capital Markets | Corporate / M&A

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

Partner at PLMJ since 2015
Guest lecturer at the Lisbon School of Economics and Management (ISEG) on the postgraduate course in financial analysis
Senior associate at Clifford Chance (Luxembourg) (2014-2015)

Taxonomy Regulation
PLMJ, June 2020

Introduction and background The “Action Plan: Financing Sustainable Growth” was published by the European Commission on 8 March 2018 and it established a financing strategy to redirect capital flows towards sustainable investment...

Additional Articles

Medidas de Resoluçío Bancária - bail-in e governance da instituiçío de crédito sujeita a resoluçío
André Figueiredo (em co-autoria com Manuel Sequeira)
Revista de Direito das Sociedades, Almedina, 2016

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