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He has been a member of the Portuguese Chamber since 1995 and became a Chamber Director with responsibility for the Algarve event programme in 2007.
Simon was elected Vice Chairman of the Chamber in December 2010.
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Pedro has working relationships with numerous international bodies including the World Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Asian Development Bank, the European Commission and NATO.
In 2013, he was granted by the renowned publication Iberian Lawyer Review, the 40 under 40 prize, granted to the 40 best lawyers under 40 years of age of the Iberian Peninsula and, in 2014, he was recognized as Brazil Foreign Expert by the prestigious international guide Chambers Global.
He holds a LL.B and a LL.M in Law from the Portuguese Catholic University School of Law (Lisbon, Portugal), a Diploma in English Commercial Law from the College of Law (London, UK) and a LL.M. from Harvard Law School (MA, USA).
Assistant Professor at the Portuguese Catholic University School of Law, he is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.
Louise acts for leading global businesses, professional bodies and international organisations, as well as, ultra-high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurial businesses alike.
In September 2009 Anne joined the Chamber as our representative in Portugal, helping recruit new members and organising events.
Equivalence to Law Degree, University of Coimbra Law School (1983).
PIL-Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Harvard Law School (1995-1996).
Registered with the Portuguese Bar Association.
Partner at Abreu Advogados since 2006.
Founding Partner of Rui Peixoto Duarte & Associados (1985 – 2006).
Author of several published legal papers: “Legal Aspects of Establishing a Business in Portugal” and “A Practical guide of Portuguese Company Law”.
Co-Author of “Director’s Duties and Liabilities”, Ashgate-Dartmouth, Hants (2000), “Retention of Title Clauses in Sale of Goods Contracts in Europe”, Dartmouth, Hants (1999) and “Guide to European Company Laws”, Sweet & Maxwell, London (1993 and 1997).
Organized and participated as a speaker at training seminars and has several articles published on Corporate and Commercial matters and on How to Invest in Portugal.
Member of International Bar Association (IBA).
Competition, Regulatory and EU Law, Corporate and Commercial Law (Private Equity, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions), Real Estate Law.