Nuno Luís Sapateiro > Abreu Advogados > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Abreu Advogados
Av. Infante D. Henrique, 26

Work Department

Corporate / M&A, Finance


Professional Partner


Nuno Luís Sapateiro is a Professional Partner and has been at Abreu Advogados since 2021 in the Finance practice area.

Nuno Luís Sapateiro has more than 15 years of experience in the insurance and aeronautical sectors, having provided strategic advice to numerous large-scale national and international operations, involving some of the most important insurance companies and airlines.

He is co-coordinator of the Insurtech working group at AFIP, where he collaborates in the promotion and development of technologies and FinTech and InsurTech companies in Portugal.

As an expert, Nuno frequently participates as a speaker in conferences on insurance law issues and regularly writes articles on the same topic, in several national and international publications.

Nuno completed a postgraduate course in insurance law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon and the Portuguese Section of the International Insurance Law Association.


Portuguese, English and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association.


Law degree from the University Autónoma of Lisbon (2003);

Postgraduate diploma in Energy Law from the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law (2007);

Postgraduate diploma in Insurance Law from the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law (2013).

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Transport

(Rising stars)

Nuno Luís SapateiroAbreu Advogados

Abreu Advogados offers clients a multidisciplinary transport practice, covering corporate M&A, financing, dispute resolution and competition matters. Commercial litigation and arbitration expert Guilherme Santos Silva co-leads the practice alongside newly promoted partner Pedro Alves da Silva, who has a focus on M&A-related transport matters, and Nuno Luís Sapateiro, who joined from PLMJ in May 2021 and fields over 15 years’ experience in insurance and aviation matters for national and international operations.

Portugal > Banking and finance

Abreu Advogados handles a range of banking and finance matters on behalf of a diverse client roster. The team is singled out for its ability to advise on cross-border finance transactions (particularly those linked to Mozambique), debt issuances, OTC derivatives, NPLs and real estate finance matters. Emerging areas such as fintech, cryptocurrencies and new payment methods are also covered by the team. In July 2021, the practice saw a change in leadership as Diogo Pereira Duarte and Rodrigo Formigal joined José Maria Corrêa de Sampaio in the coordination of the finance group. The team’s offering in the insurance sector was further boosted by the arrival of Nuno Luís Sapateiro from PLMJ in June 2021. Project finance is a key area of practice for Ana Sofia Batista.