Mr Alexandre Mota pinto > Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho
1250-162 LISBOA

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration, White Collar Crime, Insolvency.


Alexandre Mota Pinto became a partner at Uría Menéndez- Proença de Carvalho in 2010 when the firms merged.

Alexandre first joined Proença de Carvalho in 1996 and he has practised in various areas, including civil and commercial litigation. He provides advice to companies on corporate and commercial law, corporate finance and white collar crime. He became a partner at Proença de Carvalho-Sociedade de Advogados in 2009.

Since 1999 he has been head of the legal department of the Renova Group, which has subsidiaries in Portugal, Spain, France and Benelux.


English; French; German; Spanish; Italian.


Portuguese Bar Association.


Law Degree, University of Coimbra, 1995; Master’s Degree in Company Law, University of Coimbra, 2002; Ph.D. in Law, European University Institute, Florence, 2007.

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Fraud and white-collar crime

With a longstanding reputation in the field of corporate crime, Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho has a strong track record representing clients in high-profile criminal cases involving corruption, money laundering and fraud. Leading the department is Fernando Aguilar de Carvalho, who focuses on arbitration as well as white-collar crime, civil and commercial litigation. Daniel Proença de Carvalho stands out for his experience in criminal law. Tito Arantes Fontes represents clients before the higher courts and the constitutional court. Domestic and international white-collar crime cases, notably those related to financial institutions and capital markets, are areas of particular activity for Francisco Proença de Carvalho. Other names to note include Alexandre Mota Pinto and Nuno Salazar Casanova, who is experienced in regulatory investigations and reputation-threatening litigation. Recently promoted partner Adriano Squilacce stands out for his knowledge of judicial proceedings and corporate compliance pertaining to white-collar crime.