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RUA DOM LUÍS I, 28, 1200-151 LISBOA, PORTUGAL
Tel:
Work +351 21 311 34 00
Fax:
Fax +351 21 311 34 06
Email:
Web:
www.vda.pt
Dili, Lisbon, Oporto

Frederico Gonçalves Pereira

Tel:
Work (+351) 21 311 3460
Email:
Web:
www.vda.pt
VDA

Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration

Position

Partner

Career

Partner of VdA since 1999. He is Dispute Resolution Group Executive Partner and Litigation & Arbitration Partner. Frederico Has been involved in many cases representing several domestic and international clients in disputes involving commercial law before judicial courts as well as in arbitration before Portuguese and international entities. Recently has gained extensive experience in insolvency and restructuring under Portuguese Law. He is often appointed as arbitrator.

Languages

English, French

Member

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.
Admitted to the Timor-Leste Bar Association (Conselho de Gestão e Disciplina).
Member of the Board of the Portuguese Litigation Lawyers Circle.

Education

Law Degree, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.
Masters Degree in Civil Law, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.
Admitted to the preparation of a Ph.D. thesis in Corporate Law, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.
Harvard Business School - Leading Professional Services Firm course, 2009.


Portugal

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Available, engaged and efficient’, VDA's team is representing PT Ventures in a €100m ICSID arbitration against the state of Cape Verde in which the client claims compensation for expropriation following its removal from Cabo Verde Telecom, a company run in partnership between the two parties. The case is being led by practice heads Frederico Gonçalves Pereira and Miguel Pinto Cardoso; Miguel Pinto Cardoso is ‘on another level’, ‘objective’ and ‘very strong in court’.

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Insolvency and restructuring

Within: Leading individuals

Frederico Gonçalves Pereira - VDA

Within: Insolvency and restructuring

VDA has had roles in some of the country’s most prominent insolvencies and restructurings, including cross-border matters, handling in- and out-of-court procedures. Frederico Gonçalves Pereira and Paulo Olavo Cunha co-head the team; senior adviser Teresa Pitôrra is recommended. Joana Domingues left in January 2018 for a role in-house at PNCB - Plataforma de Negociação Integrada de Créditos Bancários.

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Legal Developments by:
VDA

  • MOZAMBIQUE | VAT CODE AMENDED

    Law no. 13/2016, of 30 December 2016, which amended and republished the Mozambican VAT Code, was recently rectified by a Notice, dated June 8th.
    - VdA- Vieira de Almeida

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