Alexandra Nascimento Correia > Abreu Advogados > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Abreu Advogados
Av. Infante D. Henrique, 26

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration Law, Restructuring and Insolvency Law.




Alexandra Nascimento Correia joined Abreu Advogados in 2008, and is a Partner since 2016, working primarily in conflict resolution with particular focus on civil and commercial litigation. Her work features a strong national and international arbitration component. She has been advising national and foreign clients on numerous disputes relating to breaches of contract, civil liability and debt recovery.

Due to the diverse issues she has dealt with, the advice she provides covers many markets and sectors such as financial investment in venture capital, energy sector opportunities for foreign investors, contracts for hotel developments, international distribution agreements for the electronics and food industry, and liability proceedings on the grounds of medical negligence.


Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.


Portuguese Bar Association.
International Bar Association.
Arbitration and ADR Worldwide.


Law degree from the University of Lisbon Faculty of Law (1997).

Postgraduate degree from the Portuguese Catholic University Faculty of Law (2005).

LLM in International Business Law from the Portuguese Catholic University – Catholic Global School of Law, Faculty of Law (2012).

Master’s degree in Law from the Portuguese Catholic University (2013).

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Alexandra Nascimento Correia – Abreu Advogados

The ‘hands-on, pragmatic and very proficient’ dispute resolution team at Abreu Advogados represents clients in civil and commercial matters before judicial courts and arbitral tribunals. Working in tandem with its offices in Lisbon, Porto and Funchal, the practice provides nationwide coverage, and fields strong credentials in international arbitration proceedings. With over 20 years’ experience, seasoned mediator and arbitrator Alexandra Nascimento Correia leads the team alongside Guilherme Santos Silva, who handles civil, commercial and transportation disputes, with a focus on domestic and cross-border proceedings. Teresa Anselmo Vaz‘s sector-specific expertise spans the healthcare, life sciences and pharmaceutical industries, while Teresa Brito da Silva is active in commercial and corporate litigation. Gonçalo Malheiro‘s strong litigation practice covers criminal litigation and contractual disputes. Focusing on Portuguese-speaking countries, André Pereira da Fonseca is experienced in cross-border arbitration and litigation.