Mr Nuno Salazar > Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho
1250-162 LISBOA
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Work Department

Litigation, Insolvency and Financial Distress, Corporate Crime and Internal Investigations.




Nuno Salazar Casanova is a partner of the firm since 2015 and has been a lawyer in the Litigation Practice Area of Uría Menéndez-Proença de Carvalho’s Lisbon office since 2004.

He represents clients in judicial proceedings on a wide range of litigation matters, including civil, administrative, criminal and commercial proceedings. He also participates in arbitrations as attorney and as arbitrator.

In the last years he has represented clients in complex disputes, both national and international, regarding derivatives and other financial products.

He has ample experience in administrative proceedings ranging from infringements to banking, finance, securities and environmental law.

He represents clients in insolvency and restructuring proceedings, and has participated in numerous cases involving multiple jurisdictions.


English and Spanish


Portuguese Bar Association; Club Español de Arbitraje; Associação Portuguesa de Arbitragem; Concórdia – Centro de Conciliação, Mediação de Conflitos e Arbitragem; Forum Penal – Associação de Advogados Penalistas; INSOL Europe.


Law Degree, Universidade de Lisboa, 2002

Postgraduate Degree in European Studies, 2005

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Nuno SalazarUría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho

A leading law firm’ in dispute resolution, Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho is well positioned to handle complex litigation and arbitration cases at the domestic and international level. The group is particularly sought after by players in the financial sector in relation to disputes concerning securities, derivatives and other financial products. In addition, its impressive track record also features high-profile class actions, corporate crime cases, and a range of civil and commercial disputes. Practice head Fernando Aguilar de Carvalho is singled out for his wealth of experience in arbitration and cross-border contentious matters. Nuno Salazar is recommended for cases involving the financial services and banking sectors, while Tito Arantes Fontes stands out for his long-standing presence in civil, commercial and criminal litigation. Adriano Squilacce is a ‘lawyer of reference in the Portuguese litigation market‘, noted for his expertise in financial disputes and white-collar criminal cases. Alexandre Mota Pinto is a seasoned practitioner in civil and commercial litigation.

Portugal > Insolvency and restructuring

Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho stands out for its expertise in insolvency proceedings and restructurings in the banking, real estate and tourism sectors. The team – which features litigators, corporate lawyers, tax and employment experts – is adept in assisting both debtors and creditors in domestic and cross-border matters. David Sequeira Dinis is retained by clients in bankruptcy and corporate restructuring issues, including litigation and out-of-court schemes of arrangement. He manages the restructuring and insolvency practice with Pedro Ferreira Malaquias, who also leads the banking and finance team, and Nuno Salazar, who focuses on dispute resolution.