Paula Gomes Freire > VdA > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Rua Dom Luis I, 28
1200-151 Lisboa
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Work Department

Banking & Finance


Group Executive Partner Finance, M&A & Real Estate


Finance, M&A & Real Estate Group Executive Partner and Partner of the Banking & Finance practice, Paula has led several transactions, both in Portugal and abroad, mainly focused on the issue and placement of debt instruments, namely Euro Medium Term Notes, commercial paper, preferential shares and hybrids.
She also works in securitisation and other types of asset-backed transactions.
In recent years, Paula has also participated in the recapitalisation of the Portuguese banking sector and on the inaugural application of a resolution measure under the Banking Recovery and Resolution Directive”.


English, French and Spanish


Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association and the Law Society of England and Wales.


Law Degree, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.
Post-graduate studies in English Commercial Law, College of Law, London University.