Mr Henrique Salinas > CCA Law Firm > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

CCA Law Firm
10 A - 4th Floor
1249-202 LISBON

Work Department

White Collar Crime / Criminal & Compliance / International Cooperation


Henrique Salinas is Partner of CCA since 2007. He specialized in the areas of Compliance, Criminal Procedure, Economic Criminal Law, Administrative Offenses and Regulation. He is recognized and highly praised by clients for his work in high profile criminal cases. Henrique is also a specialist in bank litigation and financial services disputes. He has relevant experience in international processes. He also devotes himself to the development and implementation of Criminal Compliance business programs.


For more than 20 years he has accumulated professional experience as a lawyer and as a teacher. He is actually assistant Professor at the Lisbon School of the Faculty of Law, Universidade Católica Portuguesa; Professor at Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, where he teaches Fundamental Law Notions I and II and Economic Criminal Law; and Coordinator of the Forensic Master’s Degree of the School of Lisbon of the Faculty of Law, Universidade Católica Portuguesa.  Since 2019 he has been one of the training staff of the Judicial Studies Center (CEJ).


English, Spanish, French and German


Henrique is a Member of the Commission for Gender Equality and Domestic Violence of the Bar Association (2017); a representative of the Bar Association of the National Council of Legal Medicine and president of the Academic Association of the Faculty of Law of the Lisbon School, Universidade Católica Portuguesa.


  • Ph.D. in Law, Faculty of Law, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (2012) – Dissertation: “The objective limits of ne bis in idem”
  • Master’s Degree in Legal Sciences, Faculty of Law, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (1998) – Dissertation: “The participation in special crimes in the Penal Code
  • Law Degree from the Faculty of Human Sciences, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (1991)


He was a rugby player at the Law Sports Group, and played for the Portuguese National Rugby Team in international competitions.

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Fraud and white-collar crime

CCA Law Firm acts for a diverse client roster of financial institutions, companies and private clients in the context of tax fraud, money laundering, cybercrime and corruption cases. The team, which often advises on compliance issues, has been particularly active handling administrative and regulatory proceedings in the banking sector. Department head Henrique Salinas, who has extensive expertise in banking litigation and financial disputes, has participated in high-profile criminal cases.