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Pedro Pinto

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Work +351 21 326 4747
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pbbr - Sociedade de Advogados RL

Position

Founding partner specialising in commercial and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and construction law, banking and finance, litigation and arbitration.

Career

Founding Partner of pbbr - Pedro Pinto, Reis, Alexandre Jardim & Associados, SP, RL, formerly known as Pedro Pinto, Reis & Associados (incorporated in 2006); Founding Partner of Carlos Aguiar, P. Pinto & Associados (incorporated in 1995); previous Associate of Aguiar, Vasconcelos, F. Sá Carneiro & Associados (1993-95); Director of the Legal Department of a private commercial aviation company (1988-93).

Languages

English, French and Spanish.

Member

Portuguese Bar Association (since 1990); International Bar Association.

Education

Law degree at the Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon (1988).


Portugal

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

pbbr - Sociedade de Advogados RL handled transactions for a range of high-profile clients. A highlight was assisting ECS with its exit from a portfolio company in the tourism sector. Alexandre Jardim and Pedro Pinto are the key contacts.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Pedro Pinto heads the practice at pbbr - Sociedade de Advogados RL, which advises domestic and international clients, such as Bouygues Immobilier and ECS Capital, on portfolio and property acquisitions and sales, and also assists with project developments, rehabilitation and refurbishments, and with related setting up of joint ventures and SPVs. Teresa Freire is the other name to note.

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