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João Paulo Teixeira de Matos
Of Counsel
+351 21 330 39 27
jmatos@cardigos.com Download CV

João Paulo is a senior counsel of the firm specialized in EU and Competition Law, Arbitration and Litigation. João Paulo advises international and national clients in merger control cases, antitrust matters and investigations, EU and domestic litigation and arbitration. Admitted in Portugal and Malta.

Portuguese Catholic University of Lisbon School of Law LL.M. EU and Competition Law, 1990.
Portuguese Catholic University of Lisbon School of Law, Post Graduation Course in European Legal Studies 1987.
Portuguese Catholic University of Lisbon School of Law, Law Degree, 1985.
Founding partner of “Garrigues Portugal” where he led the EU and Competition Law practice, 2000-2018.

Partner of “Landwell” and consultant of “PricewaterhouseCoopers”, 1998-2000.
Partner of "Abreu, Cardigos & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados R.L.", 1993-1998.
Partner of “F. Castelo Branco, Nobre Guedes & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados/Grupo Legal Português” (F. Castelo Branco, Nobre Guedes & Associados, Simmons & Simmons, J. y A. Garrigues and Pinheiro Neto Advogados), 1990-1993.
Associate at “Assis de Almeida & Associados”, 1985-1990.


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