Margarida Duarte Santos

Associate Lawyer | Lisbon

Practice Areas
Corporate and M&A
  • English

Margarida Duarte Santos is an Associate Lawyer of Abreu Advogados since 2021 working mainly in the areas of corporate and finance.

As part of the firm’s international network Margarida worked as an associate lawyer at Abreu and C&C Advogados Timor-Leste between February 2019 and January 2021. Her work focused on several matters including corporate law, employment law, contracts, public and environmental law.

Before joining Abreu Advogados, she provided secondment legal advice to a multinational asset management company in the areas of asset management and compliance.


Advising on due diligence in the areas of aviation, health, and oil & gas to multinational companies.

Assistance to public-private partnership in the transport sector in a Portuguese-speaking country.

Advising international companies operating in the fields of pharmaceuticals and gambling on the incorporation of local companies and establishment of permanent representations in a Portuguese-speaking country.

Advising an asset management company in the implementation of the new Financial Instruments Markets Directive (MiFID II) regulatory requirements.



Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa

Law degree (2014)