Mr Pedro Gorjão Henriques > Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
1070-050 LISBOA
Pedro Gorjão Henriques photo

Work Department

Banking and Finance. Banks and Financial Services. Restructuring and Insolvency.


Prior to joining the firm Pedro worked at Banco Fomento e Exterior (now Banco BPI) and at Caixa Geral de Depósitos, where he handled various types of financing operations, notably in the areas of corporate finance, trade finance and project finance.
Currently he practices in the areas of banking and financial law, notably in project finance, corporate, trade finance, structured finance and debt restructuring.
He has also participated in several mergers and acquisitions.


Qualified (1990). Non-equity Partner (2014) and member of the banking and finance team.


Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 1990).


Law Degree (Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, 1988).

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Banking and finance

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados has a multidisciplinary banking and finance practice, with a strong following among the most prestigious Portuguese and international banks and financial institutions. The team is seen with great regularity acting for clients in market-shaping transactions, and has been particularly active advising on acquisition finance, real estate finance and project finance, especially in the energy sector. Benefitting from solid relationships with leading firms based in Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa, the team is adept at handling complex, multi-jurisdictional financing deals. Furthermore, the firm has recently partnered up with Portugal Fintech and Microsoft to launch Fintech365, which was designed to accelerate proofs of concept between technology companies and corporations in the banking, finance and insurance sectors. Practice head Filipe Lowndes Marques is noted for his experience in project finance. Among the partners, Luís Branco is well versed in securitisations, investment funds and derivatives, while Pedro Gorjão Henriques is seasoned in debt restructuring. Cláudia Castanheira Dos Santos is active across debt restructuring, project and real estate financing. Maria Soares do Lago – who was recently promoted to partner – maintains a broad practice, advising domestic and international corporate and financial institutions.