Tiago Leote Cravo

Associated Partner | Lisbon

Practice Areas
Public and Environment
Litigation and Arbitration
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Tiago Leote Cravo is an associated partner at Abreu Advogados since 2020 exercising his activity in several areas of the Law, with emphasis on Litigation & Arbitration and Public Law. He has a solid professional experience, approximately 15 years, during which time he assisted Clients with distinct profiles and needs, such as small, medium or large companies, Private Clients, including public entities like public institutes and municipalities.

His experience has been enriched by the significate legal encompassment, resulting from the wide range of matters in his diverse areas of expertise and by an acute socio economic insight directly related to the contact with diversified sectorial and institutional realities.

He also has relevant experience in matters of financial legality, having in this context advised public entities in procedures before the Court of Auditors, such as procedures for approval by the Court of Auditors of the accounts and contracting of public entities, and other inspection procedures to ascertain the financial responsibility of holders of public offices.

In Public Law matters he has assisted Clients in different sectors such as public contracting, public and private partnerships, concessions, constructions, regulatory matters, proceedings, environment, energy, employment regime for public servants, cultural private property, administrative disputes and in general administrative proceedings.

Administrative Law, 2020

Work Experience

Assistance to a Portuguese company in the cessation of an international consortium contract integrated by large international companies which envisaged the execution of a public construction contract in Brazil.

Legal representation of the contractor in the pre-contractual court case of an international public bid, involving relevant and complex matters of public contracting nature, notably the unessential formal concept of irregularities in a proposal.

Strategic assistance prior and post legal representation of a company in the energy sector in a case involving an important and complex construction contract.

Assistance to one of the largest technological companies in the world in drafting a contract with a Portuguese public company focusing on the provision highly specialised services monitoring results on the internet.

Assistance to a private association in a claim filed against a municipality for the defense of all the associates’ interests, envisaging the suspension of the efficiency of a regulation, which entirely compromised the activity in the sector within the referred municipal jurisdiction.

Assisting a public entity in the integral implementation of public transportation services, including the necessary regulatory activity and the contracting proceedings related to said public transportation services.

Ongoing assistance to a public institute in administrative litigation proceedings, in relation to public contracting matters, legal opinions on special careers in the public sector and, also, in matters related to the administrative activity in general.


Academic Background

University of Coimbra Faculty of Law

Law Degree from the University of Coimbra Faculty of Law (2005)

Lusíada University Faculty of Law, Lisbon

Post-graduate studies on Theory and Practical Diplomacy (2007)

University of Lisbon Faculty of Law and CEJ (Centre for Legal Studies)

Post-graduate studies on Leasing (2008)

University of Lisbon Faculty of Law

Post-graduate studies on Public Bidding Law (2011)

University of Lisbon Faculty of Law

Attendance of the curricular side of the Scientific Master Degree on Civil Process (2013)

Portuguese Catholic University Faculty of Law

Postgraduate Degree in Energy Law (2013)