Miguel José Rodrigues Leal

Counsel ––– Lisbon
Member no. 51686L of the Portuguese Bar Association
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Miguel Rodrigues Leal joined the Lisbon office of Uría Menéndez - Proença de Carvalho as a trainee lawyer in 2010 and become a Counsel in 2023. Between January 2017 and December 2017 he was assigned to the London office of Uría Menéndez.

Miguel focuses his practice on commercial law matters, in particular on banking and finance matters (including project finance, acquisition and real estate financing transactions), mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. He also regularly advises Clients in the negotiation of complex commercial contracts and in regulatory aspects (in particular, financial services regulation).

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  • Law Degree, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2009
  • LL.M. in Corporate and Securities Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2010
  • Post-Graduate Degree in Securities Law, Universidade de Lisboa, 2013

Professional associations

  • Portuguese Bar Association

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