Teresa Anselmo Vaz > Abreu Advogados > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Abreu Advogados
Av. Infante D. Henrique, 26

Work Department

Corporate / M&A, Litigation and Arbitration


Of Counsel


Teresa Anselmo Vaz is Of Counsel at Abreu Advogados since 2021, and has been working mainly in the Corporate and M&A and Litigation and Arbitration practice areas.

Teresa Anselmo Vaz has a professional background defined by legal advice in areas such as commercial and corporate law, including restructuring and privatization, but also in conflict resolution, including arbitration.

She has recognized experience in various industries, among which the Health, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals sector stand out, in which she developed a practice in intellectual property, with experience in litigation, arbitration and judicial, patenting of chemical and pharmaceutical products.

Teresa Anselmo Vaz is recognized in the market for the sustainable solutions she finds in resolving disputes in a pre-litigation phase, in an arbitration and judicial context.

She has published many works in Corporate and M&A and Arbitration matters.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association since 1998.


Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association.


Law degree from the University of Lisbon Faculty of Law (1985);

Postgraduate diploma in European Studies from the Catholic University of Portugal, Faculty of Law (1986);

Master´s Degree in Law from the Catholic University of Portugal, Faculty of Law (1994).

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Dispute resolution

Abreu Advogados has a notable track record in advising market-leading clients from a range of industries, most notably energy, telecoms, pharmaceuticals and financial services, in a range of litigation and arbitration mandates spanning the corporate, administrative and pre-litigation spheres. Highlighted for her ‘excellent command of the Portuguese civil procedure‘, Alexandra Nascimento Correia jointly heads the team with Guilherme Santos Silva, who is regarded for his proficiency in complex commercial litigation and arbitration. Both practice leaders stand out for their cross-border expertise, with a special emphasis on Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa. Recent hire Teresa Anselmo Vaz, who was previously at Sérvulo & Associados, is seasoned in IP and corporate disputes.