Manuel Cassiano Neves > CMS > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Energy & Natural Resources




Manuel Cassiano Neves is a partner in Energy & Natural Resources practice at CMS Portugal. He has a vast experience in the energy and environment areas, with a special focus on the natural gas and electricity sectors, namely in regulatory issues, execution of public service concession contracts and energy supply.

Manuel has regularly assisted relevant players in the value chain of the electricity and natural gas sectors, from energy producers, utility concessionaires, to large consumers in a wide variety of public law matters and in the energy sub-sector. He has also been involved in materially relevant transactions in these markets, such as the purchase of shares of public utility concessionaires, execution of solar and wind projects, electric mobility, among others.


Portuguese, English, Spanish

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Energy and natural resources

(Rising stars)

Manuel Cassiano Neves – CMS

CMS is trusted by major clients across the entire energy chain, and highly regarded for its in-depth knowledge of ‘all matters of regulation and legislation in Portugal‘. The energy and climate change team is entirely dedicated to the energy sector, providing legal support on the implementation of projects, domestic and cross-border transactions, litigation, and an array of regulatory issues involving upstream and downstream oil and gas, power and renewable energy. Practice head Mónica Carneiro Pacheco is a leading authority in the Portuguese market; she has a strong reputation for her regulatory expertise in the sector and track record in headline-grabbing projects. Bernardo Cunha Ferreira, whose experience also covers environmental and industrial licensing, excels in the renewable energy space. Manuel Cassiano Neves ‘is a great expert in the area of energy and regulation‘, and demonstrates particular strength in public tenders and administrative proceedings.