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Gonçalo Bargado

At SÉRVULO since 2015, Gonçalo Bargado is a senior associate in the Public Law department, where he joined as a trainee lawyer. He is a researcher at the Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences (IDPCC) of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon. He is a member of the International Society of Public Law («ICON-S») and a member of the International Association of Constitutional Law («IACL»). Gonçalo Bargado completed a course in Finance for Non-Financiers at the Nova School of Business and Economics and a course in Administrative Offences Law at the Institute of Economic and European Criminal Law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, respectively in 2022 and 2021. He completed the curricular part of the M.Jur. degree in Legal and Political Sciences (specialisation in Administrative Law) at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, in 2017. Gonçalo Bargado holds a Post-Graduation in Water Law and in Public Procurement, both from the Institute of Political Legal Sciences (ICJP - Instituto de Ciências Jurídico-Políticas) of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, respectively in 2016 and 2015. He graduated in Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, in 2015. He joined the Bar Association in 2017. He is the author of several articles and publications in his areas of expertise.

"One of the first destinations for public law, Sérvulo & Associados has a proven track record in high-profile sector-related matters."

Legal 500, Public Law (2020)

Relevant Experience

Legal advice to public and private clients in the areas of Public Law, particularly in the fields of Constitutional Law, general Administrative Law, Public Procurement, Administrative and Constitutional Litigation, Arbitration Law and Administrative Offences.

Assisting in drafting legal opinions and other documents relating to Public Law matters.

Assisting with administrative procedures, particularly administrative procedures for the formation of public contracts.

Representing public and private clients in administrative and constitutional litigation and arbitration (in the latter case with experience as a lawyer, e.g. in various actions for the financial rebalancing of PPPs and concession contracts, and also as secretary of arbitral tribunals).

Legal advice and litigation in various regulated sectors, namely health, water and sanitation, energy, transport, infrastructures and gambling.

Legal advice and assistance in drafting legal opinions on various matters of Constitutional Law, Administrative Law and Civil Law in foreign legal systems, such as those of Angola, Mozambique and Cape Verde, namely in the context of international arbitrations.


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