Nuno Luís Sapateiro

Partner | Lisbon

Practice Areas
Corporate and M&A
Aviation, Maritime & Transportation
Banking & Financial Services
  • English
  • Spanish

Nuno Luís Sapateiro is a Partner and has been at Abreu Advogados since 2021 in the Finance practice area.

Nuno Luís Sapateiro has more than 15 years of experience in the insurance and aeronautical sectors, having provided strategic advice to numerous large-scale national and international operations, involving some of the most important insurance companies and airlines.

He is co-coordinator of the Insurtech working group at AFIP, where he collaborates in the promotion and development of technologies and FinTech and InsurTech companies in Portugal.

As an expert, Nuno frequently participates as a speaker in conferences on insurance law issues and regularly writes articles on the same topic, in several national and international publications.

Nuno completed a postgraduate course in insurance law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon and the Portuguese Section of the International Insurance Law Association.

Transports – Rising Star (2020, 2021, 2022)

Chambers Europe 2022:

  • Band 1 – Insurance
  • Band 2 – Transportation: Aviation

Insurance Law, Portugal (2019-2022)

Insurance – Band 1 (2021)

Transportation: Aviation – Band 2 (2021)

Insurance – Band 1 (2020)

“Wins praise by clients for his expertise in the insurance area and by his “rigour, experience and versatility.”

Transportation: Aviation – Band 1 (2021)

“Noted for his expertise in aircraft leases and refinancing transactions, Clients also described him as “very supportive and responsive.”



Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa

Law degree (2003)

Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa

Post-graduation in Energy Law (2007)

Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa e Secção Portuguesa da Associação Internacional do Direito dos Seguros

Post-graduation in Insurance Law (2013)