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LARGO S CARLOS, N3, 1200-410 LISBON, PORTUGAL
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DLA Piper ABBC, Margarida Rosado da Fonseca, Lisbon, PORTUGAL

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Margarida Rosado da Fonseca

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Work +351 21 358 36 20
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DLA Piper LLP (US)

Position

Of-Counsel specialising in European Union and Competition practice area where she has had extensive private sector experience.

Career

Of Counsel at DLA Piper ABBC (since April 2016); Consultant in European Union Law, Regulation and Competition (November 2015/March 2016); Merger Diretor at the Portuguese Competition Authority (October 2013/October 2015); Specialized jurist in ESAME (Technical Unit in charge of the coordination and implementation of the international assistance program of the IMF/EC/ECB - "troika") (August 2011/October 2013); Senior Lawyer, Senior Associate and Associate in Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (April 2001/July 2011); Specialized Lawyer in European Union Law and Competition (Bar Association); Expert Consultant in European Union Law and Competition in the context of the Protocol entered into between the European Commission and the Andean Authority for the Harmonization of the Competition Legal Framework (February/March 2005); Traineeship in the Merger Task Force (Unit B2) of Directorate General for Competition – European Commission (October 2000/March 2001); Lawyer and formerly Trainee in PLMJ (August 1998/June 2000); Trainee in Marques Mendes Advogados (September 1997/June 1998.

Languages

English, French and Spanish.

Member

Scientific Committee of the Portuguese Association of European Law (APDE); Board of the Portuguese Association of European Law (2012/2016); Secretary-General of the the Portuguese Association of European Law (2009/2012); Editor of the section “merger control” in Revista de Concorrência e Regulação (Competition & Regulation Magazine - C&R), Almedina, Instituto de Direito Económico, Financeiro e Fiscal da Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa (IDEFF) and Portuguese Competition Authority (editors); Competition Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce – Portuguese delegation (2011); Association of Portuguese Competition Lawyers (Círculo dos Advogados Portugueses de Direito da Concorrência);

Education

Graduate of Lisbon University Law School (1996); Master Degree/LL.M. in European Studies - Collège d'Europe, Bruges (1997).


Portugal

EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

DLA Piper ABBC was mostly active in merger control but also handled antitrust and regulatory matters. Clients include Lufthansa, EasyJet, IATA and Fosun Group. Of counsel and practice head Margarida Rosado da Fonseca ‘has an excellent knowledge of the competition legal framework’ and ‘anticipates legal issues concerning competition law’.

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