Team Sofia Gouveia Pereira Founding Partner

Main Practice Areas

Corporate, Banking and Finance, Energy

Languages

Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish, German

Main Practice Areas

Corporate, Banking and Finance, Energy

Languages

Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish, German

Academic Curriculum

  • Degree in Law by Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Católica Portuguesa de Lisboa - 1992.
  • Lawyer member of the Portuguese Bar Association, 1994.
  • Post-graduate degree in Banking Law by Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, 1997.
  • Course in Securities Law by Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, 1998.
  • LLM in Corporate Law by Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Católica Portuguesa de Lisboa on “Supplementary contributions of capital in Portuguese Corporate Law”, 2002.
  • Specialist lawyer in Financial Law recognized by the Portuguese Bar Association.

Publications

  • "O Contrato de Abertura de Crédito Bancário" (The Banking Overdrafts), Lisbon, 2000 (Principia).
  • "As Prestações Suplementares no Direito Societário Português" (Supplementary Contributions of Capital in the Portuguese Corporate Law), Lisbon, 2004 (Principia).
  • “Organizações não governamentais e consolidação dos sistemas democráticos” (Non-Governmental Organizations and the consolidation of democratic systems), in “O Cidadão”, Quarterly Human Rights Magazine, Year II nr. 9-10, January-June 1995, Pages 65-110.
  • “A Fronteira entre a Poupança Fiscal Lícita e Ilícita: Antes e Depois da Introdução da Cláusula Geral «Anti-Abuso»” (The Frontier between Licit and Illicit Tax Planning: Before and After the Introduction of the General Anti-Abuse Clause) in Direito e Justiça, Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Vol. XIV, 2000, tomo 2.
  • “Portuguese Law on European cross-border cash pooling systems”, in International Financial Law Review, August 2001.
  • “Qualification of stock purchase option rights in Portugal” (cont.) in International Financial Law Review, March 2002.
  • “Securities Investment Companies” in International Financial Law Review, March 2002.
  • “Supplementary Capital Contributions” in International Financial Law Review, July 2002.
  • “Funding Private Limited Companies” in International Financial Law Review, December 2003.
  • “New UCITS Laws”, in International Financial Law Review, co-author with Margarida Lino Santos, May 2004.
  • “Portugal welcomes new financial guarantee contracts”, in International Financial Law Review, October 2004.
  • “Insurance Mediation Activity”, The OFC Report, 2005.
  • “European Company (Società Europea) - The European Community Regulation and its reception in Italy and the main Member States – Portugal”, Egea, Milan, co-author with Margarida Lino Santos and Margarida Amorim, 2007.
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