João Diogo Barbosa

Associate Lawyer | Lisbon

Practice Areas
  • English

João Diogo Barbosa is an associate lawyer and has been at Abreu Advogados since 2021, working mainly in Financial Law, with particular focus on financing and M&A transactions, securities transactions, the banking sector and fintech.

He is particularly experienced in supervisory and regulatory matters, particularly in advising on capital markets and entities that provide services with virtual assets, payment service providers, payment institutions and issuers of electronic money, crowdfunding platforms, financial companies and banking institutions.


Advising a credit institution on its authorisation process with regulators to carry out financial intermediation activities;

Advising on the restructuring of the bank debt of a Portuguese business group;

Advising on the establishment of a branch of a Luxembourg investment company in Portugal;

Advising a multinational group in the cryptoassets sector on structuring its activities in Portugal;

Advising on the revision of a national credit institution's bail-in playbook.


Faculdade de Direito da Universidade do Porto

Law Degree (2020)

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Masters in Law and Management (2023)