Thomas Gaultier

Of Counsel | Lisbon

Practice Areas
Corporate and M&A
Real Estate
Litigation and Arbitration
  • English
  • French

Thomas Gaultier is an Of Counsel and has been at Abreu Advogados since 2015, his practice focuses on the areas of international corporate law and Alternative Dispute Resolution, among others.

He has extensive experience in negotiation and conflict mediation, specifically in the construction and distribution sectors.

Thomas Gautier is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution), working with other members and the Commission’s Steering Committee in the interest of efficient and cost-effective dispute resolution worldwide.

He is a guest lecturer at the Portuguese Catholic University Faculty of Law where he teaches negotiation, alternative dispute resolution and Anglo-Saxon contracts and he teaches mediation and arbitration workshops and seminars in Portugal and abroad on a regular basis.

Expert in Mediation, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016

Winner of  Dr Thomas Marx Award by Consulegis 2010 – Article on “Cross-Border Mediation – A New Solution for International Commercial Dispute Settlement”.

Acquisition International – Ones to Watch in 2014


Advising a multinational company in the energy sector on the management of EPC contracts for the development of electricity substations, biomass and photovoltaic power stations in Europe and Africa.

Advising a multinational company in the railway infrastructure industry on the management of contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of railway lines.

Advising a multinational company in the heavy industry sector on the sale and distribution of heavy equipment.


Université Paris X Nanterre

French and Anglo-American Law Degree (2008)

Université Paris X Nanterre

Master Bilingue des Droits de l’Europe, specialization in International Corporate Law (2008)

University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Portfolio Program in Alternative Dispute Resolution (2009)

University of Texas at Austin

LLM in International Contracts and Alternative Dispute Resolution (2009)