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Caiado Guerreiro

RUA CASTILHO, Nº 39, 15º, 1250-068 LISBON, PORTUGAL
Tel:
Work +351 21 371 7000
Fax:
Fax +351 21 371 7001
Email:
Web:
www.caiadoguerreiro.com
Faro, Lisbon, Oporto

Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes

Tel:
Work +351213717000
Email:
Caiado Guerreiro

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial, Capital Markets, Labour, Civil and Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT).

Position

Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes, Partner, is a member of the corporate and commercial, capital markets teams and coordinates and integrates the labour, civil and telecommunications, media and technology (TMT). Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes is a lawyer with great experience in corporate and commercial law, securities law, as well as in labour law. In the area of corporate and commercial law he has acted as legal advisor in several mergers, acquisitions and sales of companies, on behalf of domestic and foreign clients, including among others, the acquisition and sale of companies with head offices in the African Countries (Angola, Mozambique, South Africa etc.). Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes has a general commercial and corporate practice and has been involved in several transactions of company restructuring, in particular in mergers and acquisitions of companies and structuring of international partnerships. A substantial part of his work involves cross-border transactions. Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes also provides consultancy in all areas of labour law and social security, concerning both individual and collective employment relationships. Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes is considered by Chambers and Partners "leader in the field" in Labour and Corporate and M&A.

Career

Attorney at Law (trainee) and Attorney at Law, Caiado Guerreiro & Associados (since 2003). Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes is one of the Partners of Caiado Guerreiro & Associados since 2009.

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Member

Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes is inscripted in the Portuguese Bar Association (Ordem dos Advogados). Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes is the representative Partner of Caiado Guerreiro in the international network the EuroITcounsel.

Education

Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes has obtained his degree in Law at Lisbon University Law School (LL.B., 2001). He completed Post Graduate Studies in Information Technologies (2008).


Portugal

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Caiado Guerreiro is noted for its 'commercial understanding' and 'proximity' to clients; the team handles transactional, corporate and restructuring work and advised Dell on the Portuguese aspects of the sale of its IT services business. João Caiado Guerreiro and Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes jointly head the team.

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EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes heads the practice at Caiado Guerreiro, which advises on day-to-day competition and compliance matters, as well as restrictive practices and a variety of disputes. Clients include Fapricela, Cortefiel and Fénix Lusitana.

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Employment

Within: Employment

The lawyers at Caiado Guerreiro ‘really advise what is best for the company’ and explain matters in ‘simple language’. Clients include Olympus, Cortefiel, Honeywell and Bosch, which the team assists with all employment matters. Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes heads the department, with support from Jorge Ribeiro Mendonça, who made partner in February 2019.

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TMT

Within: TMT

Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes heads the team at Caiado Guerreiro, which has a focus on technology and e-commerce matters. It continued to assist Cortefiel with developing its online store, including implementing fidelity cards and promotions, and with data protection matters.

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Transport

Within: Transport

Caiado Guerreiro assisted Nayak Aircraft Services with establishing its operations in Portugal, and rendered general advice to Marina Estrella. João Caiado Guerreiro and Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes jointly head the team.

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Legal Developments by:
Caiado Guerreiro

  • Newsletter June 2010

    NEW RULES ALLOW PORTUGUESE COMPANIES TO BECOME MORE COMPETITIVE - . - SAME-GENDER MARRIAGE  - . - AMENDMENT TO THE SYSTEM OF MEDICINE PARTIALLY SUPPORTED BY THE STATE - . - EDP RENOVÁVEIS IS SET ON SOLAR ENERGY IN THE US - . - ABBOTT WITH HIGH INVESTMENTS IN INDIA - . - ANGOLA RECEIVES CLASSIFICATION BY INTERNATIONAL RATING AGENCIES - . - FCGUERREIRO LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE
    - Franco Caiado Guerreiro & Associados

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