Ms Catarina Brito Ferreira > Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
1070-050 LISBOA
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Work Department

Energy, Infrastructure, Corporate and Commercial, M&A.


Joined the firm in 2003 and became partner in 2017.


Joined the firm in 2003 and became partner in 2017. Experienced in corporate and commercial, M&A, Energy and Infrastructure transactions. Advisor in several mergers, acquisitions and disposals of companies in various sectors. Most of her work has been developed in the Energy and Infrastructure sector, assisting utilities, sponsors, lenders and contractors regularly in infrastructure projects (especially in the renewable sector) and all relevant stakeholders in energy regulation. Winner of the Iberian Lawyer “40 under Forty Awards” and of the IFLR “Europe Rising Stars Awards”, both in 2019.


Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association. Energy Law Group.


Law Degree. Postgraduate Studies in Commercial Law. Master’s Degree in Legal Studies.

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Energy and natural resources

(Next Generation Partners)

Catarina Brito FerreiraMorais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados has well-established credentials in the energy sector, where it assists clients throughout the entire life cycle of projects. The team is adept at handling high-value financing deals, complex regulatory issues and administrative proceedings, but particularly stands out for its recurrent presence in consequential transactions in the energy space. Sponsors, lenders, developers and contractors also turn to the firm for advice on renewable energy matters, encompassing solar, wind, biomass and wave power. Other areas of focus include environmental impact assessments and related administrative offences in the context of energy projects. Managing partner Nuno Galvão Teles – who has an impressive track record in market-leading transactions – jointly leads the team with M&A partner Tomás Vaz Pinto. Catarina Brito Ferreira specialises in M&A and project development in the renewables segment, while Ricardo Andrade Amaro is noted for his regulatory and transactional expertise.