Our Team

Miguel Teixeira de Sousa




Areas of Practice:

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Insurance
  • Property


Portuguese, English, German, French, Italian and Spanish


  • Dispute Resolution  (Legal 500)

  • Degree in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon (1976). Admitted to the Portuguese Bar.
  • Ex Cathedra Professor of the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.
  • President of the Administrative Council of the Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon (2005-2007). President of the Portuguese Section (1996 –) and President of the International Commission of Civil Status (2004/2005).
  • Member of the Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht e.V., the International Association of Procedural Law, the Iberian-American Institute of Procedural Law, the Portuguese-German Association of Jurists, the Portuguese Association of Intellectual Law, the Family Law Centre, the Administrative Council of the Portuguese Center for Judicial Studies (institute for the training of judges and public prosecutors).
  • Author of many books and articles in the field of Civil Law and in particular of Civil Procedural Law, including the reference book “Introduction to Civil Procedure”.