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João Paulo Menezes Falcão


Practice Areas: Commercial and Corporate Law; Banking and Financial Law; Civil and Commercial Contracts; Pharmaceutical Law; Medicine Law; Litigation.

Academic Qualifications

  • Law Degree (area of Corporate Legal Sciences), Law Faculty, Catholic University of Lisbon, 1982.
  • Courses in Analysis and Interpretation of Balance Sheets, Catholic University of Lisbon, 1994 and 1996.
  • Post- Graduate Studies in Securities Law, Law Faculty, University of Lisbon, 2000.
  • Post- Graduate Studies in Pharmaceutical and Medicament Law, Law Faculty, University of Coimbra, 2002.
  • Post- Graduate Studies in Corporate Legal Sciences, Law Faculty, University of Lisbon, 2012.
  • Post- Graduate Studies in Corporate Legal Sciences, Law Faculty, University of Lisbon, 2015.
  • Practises law at MF_AC - Advogados e Consultores since September 2021
  • Lawyer since 1984.
  • Founding partner of the law firms J.P. Menezes Falcão, Gouveia Fernandes, Fraústo da Silva & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados and Carlos de Menezes Falcão, João Paulo Menezes Falcão & Filipe Fraústo da Silva – Sociedade de Advogados.
  • Partner at the law firm ACE (Alvim Cortes, Esperança, Vaz Osório, J.P. Menezes Falcão - Sociedade de Advogados)
  • Partner at the law firm MF&AC - Advogados (Cortes, J. P. Menezes Falcão & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados SP, RL)
  • Member of Bar Association examining panels for trainee lawyers – Lisbon Trainee District Centre of the Bar Association.
  • Assistant and lecturer in meetings of international associations of lawyers.
  • Vice- President of INTERLEGAL (May 2015 - May 2017).
  • President of INTERLEGAL (May 2017 - May 2019 ).
  • The Mandatory Public Offer of Acquisition, Securities Law Journal, Securities Institute, vol. III, 2001.
  • Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 1984).
  • Securities Institute, Lisbon University Law School (2001-present).
  • INTERLEGAL - founding member.
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