Francisco Proença de Carvalho

Partner since 2013 ––– Lisbon
Member no. 21169L of the Portuguese Bar Association
  • Spanish

  • English



Francisco Proença de Carvalho joined Uría Menéndez – Proença de Carvalho in April 2010 following the merger of Proença de Carvalho & Associados and Uría Menéndez. He is now a partner in the litigation and arbitration practice of the Lisbon office. Previously, he was a partner at Proença de Carvalho & Associados.

He focuses his practice on litigation, covering all areas of professional litigation and arbitration practice. He also has extensive experience in M&A.

In the 2015 edition of Iberian Lawyer he was named one of the top 40 lawyers under the age of 40 in Portugal and Spain.

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  • Law Degree, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2003 
  • Postgraduate Degree in Law and Business, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2007

Professional associations

  • Portuguese Bar Association
  • Chair of the Association Like Portugal - Business Club
  • Spanish Arbitration Club
  • Fórum Penal. Portuguese Arbitration Association

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Seminars and conferences

He is a speaker at seminars and conferences on matters relating to his area of expertise, and is regularly asked to comment in the media on economic and legal issues.

Recent publications