Maria João Torres

Associate Lawyer | Lisbon

Practice Areas
Public and Environment
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Maria João Torres is an associate at Abreu Advogados since 2023, working mainly in the area of Public Law.

She is particularly involved in matters related to public procurement, administrative litigation and general administrative law.

She also has experience in several areas of Public Law, such as environment, energy and urban and regional planning.


Assistance to Local Authorities, particularly in public procurement procedures;

Advising economic operators in the scope of public procurement procedures;

Advising on the design of public-private partnerships;

Monitoring of matters in administrative litigation proceedings, in particular pre-contractual litigation;

Advising a large public company in a public procurement procedure for the construction and installation of a large infrastructure in the communications sector;

Advising on European funds;

Advising economic operators on various regulatory aspects, namely with regards to licensing, labelling and waste management issues;

Advising economic operators in environmental, industrial and urban licensing procedures;

Advising economic operators on matters related with Energy Law, namely licensing for the production and commercialization of electricity.


Faculdade de Direito da Universidade do Porto

Law Degree (2019)

Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Escola do Porto

Master in Public Law (2021)