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Teresa Serra

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Work (+351) 21 093 30 00
Email:
Sérvulo & Associados

Work Department

Corporate Crime and Regulatory Compliance; Litigation and Arbitration.

Position

Of Counsel.

Career

Of Counsel at Sérvulo (since 2014). Partner at Sérvulo (1999-2013). In-house lawyer at Entreposto Group (1983-1998). Trainee lawyer of Professor Sérvulo Correia (1981-83). Lecturer at conference on financial sanctions as part of XIX Post-Graduation Course on Securities Law, Securities Institute, Faculty of Law of Lisbon University (2015).Guest lecturer in the Theory of Crime at the Law Faculty of the Nova University (since 2009). Lecturer on Criminal Law of Corporate Bodies, Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon (2013). Lecturer on the first graduate course in Town and Country Planning at the Institute of Legal Sciences of the Faculty of Law of Lisbon University (2007/08). Lecturer on the first graduate course in Regulatory Sanctions Law at the Institute of Legal Sciences of the Faculty of Law of Lisbon University (2007/08). Lecturer on graduate courses in Economic and European Criminal Law at the Institute of Economic and European Criminal Law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra (1997-2003). Lecturer on the first course for investigators and compliance officers in the Immigration and Border Services Department of the Portuguese Ministry of Internal Affairs (1990). Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of Lisbon University (1982-1997).

Languages

Portuguese, English, French, German.

Member

Admitted to the Bar (1984). Member of the Institute of Economic and European Criminal Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, since its foundation. Member of the Roxin Alliance, since 2011, an organisation of lawyers and academics dedicated to matters of international economic and financial crimes and compliance.

Education

M.A. in legal sciences at the Faculty of Law of Lisbon University (1989). Awarded scholarships from INIC (1987), JNICT (1993) and Max – Planckgesellschaft (1994/95). Graduate from the Faculty of Law of Lisbon University (1981).


Portugal

Fraud and white-collar crime

Within: Fraud and white-collar crime

José Lobo Moutinho leads a seven-strong team at Sérvulo & Associados. Recent highlights include representing a former administrator of Metro de Lisboa accused by the public prosecutor of abuse of power for private benefit, and whose former employer is claiming €7.4m; and the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Portuguese Republic in a criminal procedure against the former director of the Museum of the Presidency of the Republic and other defendants for alleged misuse of power and economic corruption. The group also handles regulatory offences and advises on compliance. Of counsel Teresa Serra is the other name to note.

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