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Work +351 21 371 4940
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Lisbon, Porto

Miguel Miranda

Tel:
Work +351 223 715 485
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PRA-Raposo, Sá Miranda & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados RL

Work Department

Commercial, Contracts and competition

Position

Partner, Head of Commercial, Contracts and competition

Career

Founder and Managing Partner of Sá Miranda & Associados – Law firm, from 2005 to 2015

Languages

English, French, Spanish

Member

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association. Member of the Competition Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce.

Education

Law Degree, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Portucalense, (1995); Lecturer on Commercial Law and Civil Procedure Law in several Portuguese and International Universities (1998 -2015); Advanced Studies Diploma on Commercial Law in Facultad de Derecho of Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (2003); LLM on Contract Law in Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Coimbra (1997); Member of the Review Committee of the Angolan Commercial Law (2000); Researcher in the ISDC – Institut Suisse de Droit Comparé (Lausanne) (2003); PhD Studies - Stage of thesis (Department of Commercial Law) in Facultad de Derecho of Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (2013); Member of the jury in the Portuguese Bar Association (2015).

Leisure

Chairman of the Portuguese Drone Club.


Portugal

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Capitalising on its nationwide spread, PRA-Raposo, Sá Miranda & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados RL assisted national SMEs and large companies and venture capital clients with M&A transactions and corporate matters. It is noted for the ‘interdependence between the teams, the close attention paid to clients, the availability, and wide-ranging advice’. Pedro Raposo leads the team; Miguel Miranda is based in Porto and also covers competition matters.

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