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Carlos Botelho Moniz

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Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associado

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European Law and Competition.

Position

Carlos Botelho Moniz's experience includes advising and representing clients in competition cases, both at the national and european level, in the areas of anti-trust, merger control and state aids. He has extensive experience in representing Portuguese authorities and private parties before the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Career

Partner (2001) and member of the European and Competition Law team, Morais Leitão Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados. Visiting professor at IEP – Institute of Political Studies / European Studies, of the Portuguese Catholic University. Regular presence in working sessions, seminars and conferences in the areas of Competition and EU Law.

Languages

Portuguese, English and French.

Member

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 1980). European Lawyers Union (founding member, President 2015-2016). Portuguese Association of European Law (vice-chairman of the board). Association of Portuguese Competition Lawyers (founding member, President 2011-2012). International Bar Association.

Education

Law Degree (University of Lisbon School of Law, 1976). Certificate in European Studies/Community Law (College d' Europe, 1979). Master's Degree in Law and Economics (University of Lisbon School of Law, 1989). Specialist Lawyer in EU and Competition Law, title awarded by the Portuguese Bar Association in 2005.


Portugal

EU and competition

Within: Leading individuals

Carlos Botelho Moniz - Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associado

Within: EU and competition

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associado's ‘knowledgeable’ team acts for an impressive client roster, including high-profile Portuguese companies and public entities, in cases before the EC, the PCA, and other regulatory authorities. Carlos Botelho Moniz and practice head Joaquim Vieira Peres are ‘diplomatic’ and known for their EC and litigation work, respectively; Pedro de Gouveia e Melo is ‘excellent’ and Philipp Melcher, who is dual qualified in Portugal and Germany, is ‘very good at paying attention to details, which is often decisive in competition litigation’. Both are managing associates. Senior associate Inês Gouveia is another name to note.

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