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PLMJ

AV. FONTES PEREIRA DE MELO, 43, 1050-119 LISBOA, PORTUGAL
Tel:
Work +351 21 319 73 00
Fax:
Fax +351 21 319 74 00
Email:
Web:
www.plmj.com
Faro, Lisbon, Luanda, Maputo, Oporto

Diogo Duarte Campos

Tel:
Work +(351) 226 074 700
Email:
Web:
www.plmj.com/en/team/partners/diogo-duarte-campos/206/
PLMJ

Work Department

Oporto Office, Arbitration, Projects & Infrastructures and International Projects, Public & Administrative Law, Real Estate & Construction

Position

Partner

Career

Diogo Duarte Campos is Partner in PLMJ since 2016. He has over 15 years’ experience in public law, projects and infrastructures, litigation and arbitration and real estate. He works closely with clients from Angola and Mozambique from the transportation, real estate and energy sectors. In the last few years, he has been involved in some major construction and concession projects in Portugal and in Angola. He has worked on several infrastructure concessions in Portugal and other forms of public-private partnership. Diogo also has a great experience advising Italian clients and is a member of PLMJ Italian Desk.

Languages

Portuguese, English, Italian and French.

Member

Portuguese Bar Association; CEDIPRE - Public law and Regulation Study Centre; APA - Portuguese Arbitration Association; APMEP – Portuguese Association of Public Markets.

Education

Law degree from the University of Coimbra, 2002; Postgraduate course in banking, securities markets and insurance law at the University of Coimbra, 2003; Advanced course in Business Taxation at Escola de Gestão Empresarial, Oporto Atlantic Business School, 2005; Postgraduate in Public Regulation and Competition, the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2006; Master of Legal-economic Sciences, the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2008; Junior assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2003–2007; Specialist course in public procurement at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2009. Guest lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2009. Construction Law Summer School Cambridge, 2014.


Portugal

Oporto: leading commercial firms

Within: Oporto: leading commercial firms

PLMJ Lawyers adopts a ‘very international' approach and combines a ‘remarkable commitment to its clients’ with ‘common sense in the presentation of fees and time spent on each subject’. The team advised private equity clients on the acquisition of a qualifying holding in Outsystems. ‘Very professional and accurateDiogo Duarte Campos advised the main institutional investors in a judicial challenge to decisions by the Bank of Portugal regarding the resolution applied to BES. Manuel Cavaleiro Brandão is noted for his employment expertise. Miguel C. Reis and João Velez de Lima handle tax, and managing associate Manuel Liberal Jerónimo focuses on corporate and M&A. Tomás Pessanha left to join Garrigues.

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Projects and project finance

Within: Projects and project finance

PLMJ Lawyers' practice, headed by Inês Pinto da Costa, acts for contractors in a variety of projects in Angola, and assists clients with a broad range of matters domestically. In a highlight it advised EDP on the procurement aspects of the Salamonde II dam construction, which will be carried out while the existing dam remains operational. Diogo Duarte Campos and Diogo Perestrelo are the other names to note.

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Public law

Within: Public law

PLMJ Lawyers has seen the departure of Pedro Melo to Miranda & Associados in February 2019 but still fields an impressive team with strong arbitration and projects capabilities and an international outlook. Diogo Duarte Campos and Tiago Duarte advise the main institutional investors on all related administrative aspects regarding the BES resolution claims. Of counsel Frederico Perry Vidal handles international projects, including advising Sogec on an urban road paving and rehabilitation project in Senegal.

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