Luís Miguel Romão > CMS > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

1050-218 LISBON
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Work Department

Competition and EU law


Luís Miguel Romão has more than 20 years experience in Competition and EU law with a particular focus in state aids, cartels, litigation, abuses of dominant position, merger control, distribution and implementation of antitrust compliance programs, structural funds and the four freedoms. Luís practice has covered a wide range of industries, including healthcare, food and beverages, transportation, energy, financial services and telecoms & media.

Before joining CMS, he worked at the EU and Competition Law Department of the law firm PLMJ for about 13 years, under the first president of the EU General Court and former Advocate-General and judge at the ECJ in Luxembourg, Prof. Cruz Vilaça.

He was also Lead Lawyer for the Infrastructure and Cities and Healthcare Sectors and Corporate Centres at Siemens Portugal.

Joined CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut in 2014.




Portuguese, English, French, Spanish


  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 2000
  • Member of Círculo dos Advogados Portugueses de Direito da Concorrência
  • Member of Associação Portuguesa de Direito Europeu


  • Law degree, Faculdade de Direito, Universidade Lusíada (Portugal)
  • LLM in European Legal Studies, University of Bristol (UK)
  • Post-Graduation in Economics for Competition Law, King’s College (United Kingdom) and Air and Space Law, Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)
  • Attending PhD in Law, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal)