Inaugural Lecture of the Abreu Chair in ESG Impact

Abreu Advogados, Abreu Advogados’ Knowledge Institute and NOVA School of Law invite you to the “Inaugural Lecture of the Abreu Chair in ESG Impact”, on February 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. at Abreu Advogados’ auditorium in Lisbon.

Participation in the event – which will be held in English and a hybrid format – requires registration.




10:00 – 10:15 | Welcome coffee

10:15 – 10:30 | Opening

Dr. Inês Sequeira Mendes (Managing Partner, Abreu Advogados)

Prof. Margarida Lima Rego (Dean, NOVA School of Law)


10:30 – 11:00 | Keynote Inaugural Lecture Abreu Chair

Prof. Lucila de Almeida (Abreu Chair in ESG Impact, NOVA School of Law)

Moderator: Prof. Luís Barreto Xavier (President, Knowledge Institute of Abreu Advogados and Invited Professor, Católica School of Law)


11:00 – 11:50 | Roundtable

Prof. Júlia Seixas (Pro-Rector for Sustainability, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa)
Prof. Hans W-Micklitz (Professor, European University Institute)
Prof. Josephine van Zeben (Law Group Chair, Wageningen University & Research)
Eng. João Pedro Matos Fernandes (Senior Advisor, Knowledge Institute of Abreu Advogados)

Moderator: Prof. Jorge Vasconcelos (President, NEWES)


11:50 – 12:00 | Closure remarks

Dr. José Eduardo Martins (Partner, Abreu Advogados)