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Pedro Lomba

Pedro Lomba

Partner

Expertise

  • Healthcare, life sciences & pharmaceuticals
  • Technology and privacy

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

PLMJ
Portugal

Profile
Pedro is a partner in the Public and Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals practices. With over 15 years' professional experience, he specializes in public and regulatory law, working with public and private entities. Pedro has worked as a lawyer, arbitrator and consultant in highly regulated sectors such as transport and mobility, life sciences and pharmaceuticals, and new technologies.

He is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon and earned a PhD in law at the same faculty. Pedro also has a master's in comparative law and international law research from the European University Institute.

Besides his work as a lawyer, he was an assistant to the Secretary of State of the Minister of State and Regional Development in the 19th Constitutional Government (2013-2015), an assistant Secretary of State and of Parliamentary Affairs in the 20th Constitutional Government (2015), and an adviser to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (2003).

Pedro has had extensive public involvement in the media since 2004 and is currently a member of RTP's Public Opinion Council.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association in 2003

Education

Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2000
Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association in 2003
Master of laws (legal-political sciences) from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2005
Master of comparative law and international law from the European University Institute, 2008
Doctorate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (being concluded)
Areas of Practice

Healthcare, life sciences & pharmaceuticals | Technology and privacy

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

Assistant-trainee at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (2000-2005)
Legal consultant to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and to the Office of the Deputy Secretary of State of the
Prime Minister in the 15th Constitutional Government (2003-2004)
Visiting researcher, Yale Law School, 2009
Guest lecturer in constitutional law at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Catolica Portuguesa in Lisbon, 2011
Research at the European University Institute (2007-2011)
Visiting researcher at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, 2012
Guest lecturer in constitutional law, public international law, European Union Law and constitutional justice at the Faculty
of Law of the University of Lisbon (2005-2013)
Legal consultant and adviser (2008-2013)
Deputy Secretary of State to the Deputy Minister of Regional Development in the 19th Constitutional Government (2013-
2015)
Deputy Secretary Of State and of Parliamentary Affairs in the 20th Constitutional Government, 2015
Articles

40 Anos de Políticas de Justica em Portugal
Pedro Lomba (co-autor)
Almedina, 2017


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