News Margarida Sameiro hired as Chief Corporate Affairs & People Officer 30/06/2023

GPA Law Firm announces the recent hiring of Margarida Sameiro as Chief Corporate Affairs & People Officer. 

Margarida Sameiro developed her professional career, of over twenty years of experience, at prestigious law firms (Ferreira Pinto, Olavo Cunha & Associados; Cuatrecasas and Vieira de Almeida) where she worked at the Corporate, Corporate & Governance and Intellectual Property practice areas. She moves from Vieira de Almeida Law Firm where she worked over the last fourteen years at the Corporate & Governance (as Senior Associate) and Intellectual Property (as Managing Associate) practice areas and later on as Head of Public Affairs (between September 2016 and March 2023).

She is a Lawyer admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association since 2001, has post-graduate degrees in Securities Law and in Intellectual Property Law, by Faculdade de Direito, Universidade de Lisboa, and is graduated in Law by the same Faculty.

Managing Partner Sofia Gouveia Pereira states that "The professional path of Margarida Sameiro, traced over more than twenty years, gives her a unique insight and experience of the legal market, as a result of her career as lawyer in prestigious law firms and from her acknowledged expertise in public affairs in this domain, having been Head of Public Affairs, in a reputable law firm, since 2016. This entry to GPA Law Firm reflects our strong commitment on the professional development of the Firm's management, deemed as essential for our positioning and reputation. The close interaction that Margarida Sameiro will also have with GPA Academy is of great value and reflects our engagement with the training of our teams, clients and other stakeholders".  

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