LAWYERS C.V.
Mafalda Barreto

Resident Partner
Office:
Lisbon 

Tel.: (+351) 21 340 86 00 
Fax: (+351) 21 340 86 08 


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Mafalda joined Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in 2013.

Education

  • Post-graduation in Corporate and Commercial Law, Catholic University of Lisbon (2004);
  • Post-graduation in Tax Law, Instituto Superior de Gestão&nbsp (Business & Economics School);(2001);
  • Law degree, Catholic University of Lisbon (1998).

 

Specialisation

Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, Joint Ventures, Capital Markets, Restructuring, Foreign investment, Investment in Africa, Commercial Contracts, Corporate Disputes.

 

Membership of Professional Bodies and Associations

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 2000.

 

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish.

 

Publications

  • Co-author of the Portuguese chapter from the book Investment Funds, Thomson Reuters. Third edition (2016);
  • Co-author of the Portuguese chapter from the book Shareholders' Rights in private and public companies. Jurisdictional comparisons, The European Lawyer Reference (Thomson Reuters). Second edition (2015);
  • Co-author of the Portuguese chapter from the book Debt Restructuring, an alternative to insolvency proceedings. Jurisdictional comparisons, The European Lawyer Reference (Thomson Reuters). First edition (2015);
  • Co-author of the Portuguese chapter from the book Private Equity, The European Lawyer Reference (Thomson Reuters) (2014).

Distinctions

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Recommended Lawyers

The Legal 500 2018. Banking and finance

The Legal 500 2018. Capital markets

The Legal 500 2018. Commercial, corporate and M&A

The Legal 500 2018. Projects and project finance

 

Chambers-Global-2018

"She is always defending the interests of her clients."

Chambers Global 2018. Corporate/M&A - Portugal

 

Chambers-Europe-2018

Chambers Europe 2018. Corporate/M&A - Portugal

 

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Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017) . Corporate and M&A

"Very strong partner, that not only has the legal and problem solving competence, but also very good at managing an unusual situation and correctly reading the context of the transaction. Also very good at communicating with me as a client."
IFLR 1000 2018: Highly Regarded. Banking, Capital Markets, M&A

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«She is appreciated for her "strong analytical skills, availability and good character that makes it very easy to work with her." Clients note her experience in M&A, highlighting her "very impressive knowledge concerning joint venture establishment. She's an accomplished lawyer with gravitas and an excellent analytical, probing mind."»

The Chambers Global 2017. Corporate and M&A

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«Practical and efficient' Mafalda Barreto is recommended»

The Legal 500 2017. Commercial, Corporate and M&A

The Legal 500 2017. Insolvency and Restructuring

«the 'knowledgeable' Mafalda Barreto»

The Legal 500 2017. Banking and Finance

  IFLR1000 2016 Leading Lawyer Rosette

IFLR 1000 2017: Leading Lawyer. Banking, Capital Markets, M&A.

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Notable practitioners

Chambers Europe 2016. Corporate / M&A

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«The "experienced and professional' Mafalda Barreto.»

The Legal 500 2016. Commercial, Corporate and M&A

The Legal 500 2016. Banking & Finance

IFLR1000 2016 Leading Lawyer Rosette

IFLR 1000 2016: Leading Lawyer. Banking, Capital Markets, M&A.

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«Mafalda Barreto has 'a practical approach'.»

The Legal 500 2015. Corporate and M&A

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"Mafalda Barreto (...) recommended. "

The Legal 500 2015. Banking and Finance

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Notable practitioners

Mafalda Barreto is key contact for the team.

The Chambers Europe 2015. Corporate/M&A