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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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Web:
www.mlgts.pt
Lisbon, Madeira, Oporto
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados, Filipe Vaz Pinto, Lisbon, PORTUGAL

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Filipe Vaz Pinto

Tel:
Work +351 213 826 616
Email:
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration.

Position

Filipe Vaz Pinto acts as counsel in domestic and international arbitrations, and related judicial proceedings, in a variety of industry sectors, including aviation, banking, construction, defense, energy, food and beverage, infrastructures, insurance, media and advertising, mining, public-private partnerships, transfers of technology and telecommunications, and with significant experience in M&A and corporate related disputes.

Also acts as Arbitrator and has acted as Arbitral Secretary.

He regularly participates as lecturer in Postgraduate courses on arbitration and participates as speaker in seminars and conferences.

Career

Qualified (2004). Partner (2014) and head of one of Morais Leitão’s dispute resolution teams. Member of the board, Commercial Arbitration Center of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Centro de Arbitragem Comercial da Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Portuguesa). Member of the board, Portuguese Arbitration Association’s under 40 section.    
Filipe Vaz Pinto regularly participates as lecturer in post-graduation courses on arbitration and  as speaker in seminars and conferences.

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Member

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2004). Portuguese Arbitration Association.

Education

Law Degree (Law Faculty of Nova University of Lisbon, 2002). PhD Program Law Faculty of Nova University of Lisbon (curricular part, 2004-2006). LL.M. (University of California, Berkeley, 2007).


Portugal

Dispute resolution

Within: Next Generation Partners: Dispute Resolution

Filipe Vaz Pinto - Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

Within: Dispute resolution

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados' 'very strong and consistent' team attracts ‘sophisticated’ work that includes civil, commercial and corporate litigation, and maintains a growing arbitration practice. It represented Sonangol Group in a $2.8bn ICC arbitration regarding alleged shareholders’ agreement breaches. António Pinto Leite led the matter jointly with the ‘excellentFilipe Vaz Pinto. The ‘pragmatic, prepared and assertive’ Francisco Cortez is the other name to note. Miguel Almada left to join Cuatrecasas in December 2018.

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