Andre Figueiredo

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Lisbon, Portugal
    Local Time: Friday 01:21

Practice Expertise

  • Capital Markets
  • Banking and Finance

Areas of Practice

  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets

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WSG Leadership

  • WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group - Member


André is the partner who heads the Banking and Finance and Capital Markets practices. 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. André also leads the firm’s impact investment practice.

André 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

  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets

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)


Additional ArticlesMedidas 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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