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RUA CASTILHO, 165, 1070-050 LISBOA, PORTUGAL
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Work +351 21 381 74 00
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Fax +351 21 381 74 99
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Lisbon, Madeira, Oporto

Luís Branco

Tel:
Work +351 21 382 66 19
Email:
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

Work Department

Banking and Finance.

Position

Luís Branco specialises in banking and finance law, having participated in several relevant transactions in the areas of structured finance, project finance, securitisation, investment funds and derivatives.

Career

Qualified (1984). Partner (2001). Former Assistant Professor (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 1982-1996). Former Partner, Abreu & Marques & Associados (1989-2000). He currently lectures at free seminars and coordinates postgraduate studies at Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University.

Languages

Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.

Member

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 1984).

Education

Law Degree (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 1982). LL.M. in Banking Law (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 1989).


Portugal

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Luís Branco - Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

Within: Banking and finance

Strong in project finance and the energy sector, the ‘prestigious’ practice at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados is noted for the ‘speed, clarity and efficiency in its approach’. It predominantly acts for domestic and international banks; recent work includes a variety of structured financing and refinancing matters as well as advice on NPLs. The ‘fantasticLuís Branco co-heads the team with Filipe Lowndes Marques; Pedro Gorjão Henriques is also recommended.

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Projects and project finance

Within: Leading individuals

Luís Branco - Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

Within: Projects and project finance

Luís Branco and Filipe Lowndes Marques jointly head the projects team at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados, which predominantly acts on the lenders side in energy and transport projects, including internationally. Managing associate Filipa Morais Alçada is another name to note.

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