Prof Miguel Gorjão-Henriques > Sérvulo & Associados > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Sérvulo & Associados
RUA GARRETT N° 64
1200-204 LISBOA
Portugal

Work Department

European and Competition

Position

Miguel Gorjão-Henriques is a Partner in the European and Competition Law department, also covering the areas of Health and Pharmaceutical Law.

Career

At SÉRVULO since 2008, Miguel Gorjão-Henriques is a Partner in the European and Competition Law department, also covering the areas of Health and Pharmaceutical Law. He is a Specialist Lawyer in European and Competition Law (title awarded by the Bar Association, in 2006 and 2012). He teaches at the University of Coimbra. He has been a lecturer on several graduate, master’s and doctoral courses at universities in Portugal and abroad. He is an Arbitrator at the Arbitration Centre of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He was Consultant on EU Law matters for INFARMED, the National Authority of Medicines and Health Products, until 2007. He is a speaker at national and international colloquia, congresses and conferences, as well as training courses and parliamentary seminars, mainly in the areas of EU, Competition and Pharma Law. He has also authored over 60 books and articles on subjects relating to his areas of specialisation.

Languages

Portuguese, English, French.

Memberships

He joined the Bar Association in 1999.
He is a founder of the Association of Portuguese Competition Lawyers (Círculo dos Advogados Portugueses de Direito da Concorrência). He presided to the ICC – Portugal Competition Commission from 2012 to January 2018. He is currently Vice-President of the APDE (Portuguese Association of European Law, member of FIDE) (2018-2020).
He was a member of the three-person Commission for the review of the competition law and the creation of the competition authority (2002) and of the working group that evaluated the public consultation on the new competition law before the Ministry of Economy (2011).

Education

He is a Specialist Lawyer in European and Competition Law (title awarded by the Bar Association, in 2006 and 2012). He holds a PhD in Law from the University of Coimbra and the degree of Mestre from the same university.

 

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > EU and competition

Sérvulo & Associados‘ broad and versatile competition law practice has a strong reputation for handling complex state aid matters, cartel investigations and cases before the European Commission. Clients from an array of industries – including energy, telecoms, transport, retail, healthcare and financial services – also turn to the team for advice on merger clearance, antitrust compliance programmes and private enforcement issues. Miguel Gorjão-Henriques, who heads the department, assists private and public sector clients in the entire spectrum of EU and competition mandates; he is particularly noted for his experience in life sciences-related matters and restrictive practices. He receives key support from Alberto Saavedra, who has a strong background in merger control and state aid at the national and EU level.