Alexandre Roque > SRS Advogados > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

SRS Advogados
RUA DOM FRANCISCO MANUEL DE MELO 21
1070-085 LISBON
Portugal

Work Department

Public & Environmental

Position

Partner in the Projects and Environment Departments, Alexandre Roque has extensive experience in all areas of Administrative Law, acting for many private and public companies, in particular in the context of infrastructure, projects, public procurement and urban planning.

With over 20 years of experience, Alexandre has advised on numerous important regulatory, arbitration and administrative disputes.

Career

  • Since 2013 – Partner at Sociedade Rebelo de Sousa & Advogados Associados
  • 2009 to 2012- Managing Associate at Sociedade Rebelo de Sousa & Advogados Associados
  • 2006 to 2009 – Lawyer at Simmons & Simmons Rebelo de Sousa
  • 1998 to 2006 – Lawyer at José Osvaldo Gomes & Associados
  • 1996 to 1998 – Trainee at the office of the President of the Bar Association, Mário Raposo

Languages

Portuguese, English, Spanish.

Memberships

  • Portuguese Bar Association

Education

  • Degree in Law, Catholic University of Portugal School of Law

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Planning law

SRS Advogados regularly assists high-profile names in renewable energy, the beverage industry and public institutes on urban and land use planning. Alexandre Roque heads the team and is an experienced public law expert; highlights for 2020 include advising on the planning approval for photovoltaic power plants and assisting the Port of Lisbon on its €30m Marina de Pedrouços project.

Portugal > Public law

Judicial proceedings are a core area of strength for the public law team at SRS Advogados. Its broad service offering also covers public procurement, concessions and PPPs, notably in the infrastructure, transport and energy sectors. The practice – which has a strong domestic and international presence – is equipped to assist with regulatory sanction procedures involving telecoms players, and regulatory disputes in the life sciences industry. José Luís Moreira da Silva, whose areas of expertise include privatisation matters, arbitration and public concessions, oversees the department with Alexandre Roque, who excels in public procurement.

Portugal > Transport

With a presence in Lisbon, Funchal and Porto, SRS Advogados demonstrates particular strength assisting the main port authorities in Portugal in all matters concerning their activities, including concessions, public procurement and administrative proceedings. Maritime law is another area of expertise; the practice is a popular choice for ship owners in relation to disputes, construction and registration issues. Public law expert José Luís Moreira da Silva has extensive experience in the transport sector and leads the practice, which is skilled across rail, road, shipping, aviation and logistics matters. Alexandre Roque is proficient in administrative litigation involving maritime law issues.

Portugal > Projects and project finance

With offices in Lisbon, Porto and Funchal, as well as representation in a number of African jurisdictions, the projects team at SRS Advogados excels in port, renewable energy and transport projects. PPPs are a particular specialism. Practice heads José Luís Moreira da Silva and Alexandra Valente combine their respective expertise in public law and corporate finance to lead the team, whose recent highlights have included a number of instructions from the Lisbon Port Authority as well as the governments of Portugal and Madeira. Alexandre Roque is a further name to note.

Portugal > Energy and natural resources

The energy practice at SRS Advogados is recognised for its wealth of experience in the oil and gas sector. Several active players in the renewable energy market in Portugal and abroad also seek the team’s advice on regulation, litigation, investments and merger control, as well as licensing, generation and distribution issues. Co-head Gonçalo Anastácio, whose expertise covers competition and energy law, is the key point of contact in the department, which also includes Alexandre Roque.