Miguel Pena Machete > SLCM | Serra Lopes, Cortes Martins & Associados > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

SLCM | Serra Lopes, Cortes Martins & Associados
Nº 3 TORRE 2, 10º B
1600-100 LISBOA
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Public law / EU and Competition & Regulatory


Miguel Pena Machete is Partner of SLCM // Serra Lopes, Cortes Martins & Associados, in Lisbon. He coordinates SLCM’s Competition & Regulatory and Public Law areas of practice.
His activity is focused on competition and regulation matters, being involved in important antitrust cases, both on a preventive or defensive approach, as well as Mergers & Acquisitions operations in what concerns regulatory issues and merger notifications to the Competition Authority and European Commission. He has a significant know-how in sectorial regulatory practice including licensing, compliance and enforcement actions, where his experience in Public Law represents an added value. Deep knowledge in telecommunications, sports rights, health, transport, energy, food and beverage sectors regulatory aspects are a distinctive factor in his practice.

In Public Law he has been acting on public procurement and public contracts execution and administrative procedure matters, representing both public and private entities. Ongoing advisory on the activity and management of public enterprises. Experience in this practice area includes litigation and arbitration, where he has also been appointed as arbitrator.

Miguel Pena Machete, is a German fluent speaking lawyer and is responsible for the multidisciplinary SLCM’s German Desk, dealing with German clientele on a daily basis, providing primary legal care in a close relationship with the client.


Partner at SLCM // Serra Lopes, Cortes Martins & Associados, since 2005. He joined SLCM in 2001. He was Assistant Professor in Catholic University of Lisbon (1992-1999) and in Nova University of Lisbon (1999-2002).


Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, German.


Portuguese Bar Association since 1994. Member of the Portuguese Campetition Lawyers’ Circle, ANWALT.DE, DIRO and DACH. 


Law Degree, Faculty of Law, Catholic University of Lisbon (1992). Master in Economic Law, Catholic University of Lisbon (2005).