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PLMJ

AV. FONTES PEREIRA DE MELO, 43, 1050-119 LISBOA, PORTUGAL
Tel:
Work +351 21 319 73 00
Fax:
Fax +351 21 319 74 00
Email:
Web:
www.plmj.com
Faro, Lisbon, Luanda, Maputo, Oporto

José Miguel Júdice

Tel:
Work +(351) 213 197 300
Email:
Web:
www.plmj.com/en/team/partners/jose-miguel-judice/103/
PLMJ

Work Department

Arbitration, Litigation.

Position

Partner, Head of Arbitration

Career

José Miguel Júdice is a PLMJ founding Partner and head of PLMJ Arbitration and is one of the authors of the current Portuguese Arbitration Law. He has over 40 years’ experience, is the most experienced Portuguese international arbitrator, having acted in more than 40 arbitrations (29 of them as president), in Brazil, Switzerland, the UK, Spain, Angola, France, Ivory Coast, Netherlands and Portugal. He lectures at Nova University (Arbitration, Business Law).

Languages

Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.

Member

Portuguese Bar Association; IBA – International Bar Association; UIA – Union Internationale des Avocats; Portuguese Arbitration Association - member of the board Clube Español de Arbitraje - First President of the Portuguese Chapter Association Suisse d’Arbitrage Brazilian Arbitration Committee; Editorial council of “European Lawyer” and “Iberian Lawyer” ; Member of the board of the Centre de Médiation de l’Europe, de la Méditerranée et du Moyen Orient based in Valencia, Spain; Member of ITA (Institute for Transnational Arbitration); Portuguese Country Reporter since 2008; IBA Council – Member 2005 LCIA London.

Education

Law degree from the University of Coimbra, 1972.


Portugal

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

José Miguel Júdice - PLMJ

Within: Dispute resolution

The ‘swift’ and ‘efficient’ team at PLMJ displays ‘extreme dedication’, ‘cost-effectiveness’ and the ability to ‘simplify complex matters’. It is very active in international arbitration and litigation, and in a recent highlight represented Vidatel as respondent and counter-claimant, along with other respondents Mercury and Geni, in a €3.5bn ICC arbitration concerning a shareholder agreement. The matter was led by the ‘brilliantJosé Miguel Júdice, who, however, is set to retire in 2020. Pedro Metello de Nápoles is a ‘fantastic opponent’; Nuno Líbano Monteiro and managing associate Carla Góis Coelho provide ‘effective, simple and imaginative solutions’; Pedro Faria instils ‘security and confidence’; ‘outstanding’ managing associate Inês Gomes da Cruz is a ‘star of the future’. Of counsel Filipa Cansado Carvalho has a focus on arbitration.

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