João da Cunha Empis

Associate Lawyer | Lisbon

João da Cunha Empis joined Abreu in 2020 as an Associate.  He works in the Public Law department.

His practice has been focused on general administrative law, public procurement, regulatory issues and administrative litigation and arbitration.

He also advises domestic and international clients on several real estate transactions.

Experience

Advising a foreign e-hailing company on several regulatory and licensing issues related with its incorporation in Portugal.

Representing clients in high-profile litigation proceedings regarding environmental administrative offences.

Representing a client in a dispute arising out of the performance of a construction agreement.

Advising a privately-owned company on a transaction involving the acquisiton of several construction companies operating in Portugal, with focus on the analysis of several construction and concession agreements.

Advising a group of investors on the acquisition of several real estate transactions in Portugal.

Representing clients in expropriation proceedings.

Associations

Education

Lisbon University Law School

Law Degree from the Lisbon University Law School (2015)

Portuguese Catholic University Law School

Master Degree (curricular part) in Administrative Law from the Portuguese Catholic University Law School (2016)

Portuguese Catholic University Law School

Post-graduation degree in Energy Law from the Portuguese Catholic University Law School (2020)