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João Louro

Counsel ––– Lisbon
Member no. 50354L of the Lisboa Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • Public Law

  • Energy and Natural Resources

  • Environment and Sustainable Development

Languages
  • Spanish

  • English

JOL

Profile

João Louro e Costa joined the Lisbon office of Uría Menéndez – Proença de Carvalho in 2008 as a trainee lawyer. He became a senior associate in 2017.

He was seconded to the London office of Slaughter and May as a foreign associate from September 2015 to March 2016.

His practice focuses on both private and public law, including administrative and regulatory law, public procurement, project finance, environmental law and litigation.

João mainly advises public and private clients on the negotiation and implementation of public-private partnerships and on issues related to public procurement and projects in regulated sectors such as electricity, natural resources and infrastructure. João also possesses an extensive track record in public M&A and has been involved in the some of the largest operations of that sort in Portugal since 2013.

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Education

  • Law Degree, Universidade de Lisboa, 2008
Education

Professional associations

  • Portuguese Bar Association

Recent publications

  • João Louro, Gonçalo Andrade e Sousa. In Environment. Lexology. Getting the Deal Through. Carlos de Miguel (Editor), Jesús Andrés Sedano (Editor), Per Hemmer (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2019. También en Lexology, 20/11/2019

  • João Louro, Gonçalo Andrade e Sousa. In Climate Regulation. Lexology. Getting the Deal Through. Carlos de Miguel (Editor), Jesús Andrés Sedano (Editor), Per Hemmer (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2019. También en Lexology, 20/11/2019

  • João Louro. In The Energy, Mergers & Acquisitions Review. Robert S. Fleishman (Editor), Kristin Mendoza (Editor), Roald Nashi (Editor), Sean T. Wheeler (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2020. También en Lexology, 16/01/2020

  • João Louro, Gonçalo Andrade e Sousa. In Environment & Climate Regulation 2019. Getting the Deal Through, 4th Ed. Carlos de Miguel (Contributing Editor), Per Hemmer (Contributing Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2018

  • João Louro. In Environment & Climate Regulation 2018. Getting the Deal Through, 3rd Ed. Carlos de Miguel (Contributing Editor), Per Hemmer (Contributing Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2017