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Maria Almeida Fernandes
+351 21 330 39 16
mfernandes@cardigos.com Download CV

Maria Almeida Fernandes is a Partner in the firm’s Banking, Derivatives and Capital Markets group. Maria’s practice focuses on banking and capital markets' regulatory matters and has been involved in several transactions, mainly focused on the issue and placement of debt and equity instruments, international structured finance, negotiation of derivatives master agreements, debt issue transactions and banking debt restructure. Maria has advised various national clients in numerous legal suits, namely in the area of banking and financial litigation. She also has extensive experience in arbitration proceedings and has been actively involved in several Restructuring and Insolvency procedures.

Securities Law Institute, University of Lisbon School of Law, Postgraduate studies on Securities Law, 2014.
Institute for Economic, Fiscal and Tax Law, University of Lisbon School of Law (IDEFF), Postgraduate studies on Public Debt and Public Debt Markets, 2012.
Catholic University School of Law, Lisbon, Bologna Master of Laws Program, Law and Business, 2010.
Nova Lisbon University School of Law, Law Degree, Lisbon, 2009.

Partner of "Cardigos e Associados, Sociedade de Advogados R.L. ", since 2019.
Associate at "Cardigos e Associados, Sociedade de Advogados R.L.", since January 2013.
Junior Associate "Cardigos e Associados, Sociedade de Advogados R.L.", since September 2009.


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