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Luísa Cabral Menezes

At SÉRVULO since 2018, Luisa Cabral Menezes is an associate in the firm’s Financial and Governance department. She obtained a graduate qualification in Financial Regulation and Supervision from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, in 2011, and in Politics and International Relations, from the Portuguese Catholic University, in 2007. Graduated in Law from the Faculty of Law of the Oporto School, of the Portuguese Catholic University, in 2002. She was a Legal Advisor at BBVA (Portugal), in 2016. She was an associate at «Gouveia Pereira e Associados, Sociedade de Advogados R.L», on secondment at Banco BBI, S.A., between 2011 and 2016. She was a Legal Advisor at Portuguese Catholic University, on secondment at the Conduct Supervision Department of the Portuguese Central Bank, between 2010 and 2011. She was a lawyer, in the Legal department at Aquapor Serviços, S.A, in 2009. She started her professional career at the law firm «Cavaleiro Brandão, Pinheiro Torres, Cabral, Sousa e Silva Associados, R.L.», as a trainee lawyer, from 2006 to 2008. She joined the Bar Association in 2009. She was a legal adviser in the Ministry of National Defense, between 2003 and 2005. She began her career as a Advisor at the Luso African Foundation for Culture in 2003.

"Sources underline the team's dedication, highlighting 'the constant availability for clients and the opportunity for the discussion of solutions'."

Chambers Europe, Banking & Finance (2020)

Relevant Experience

Legal advice to financial institutions institution and other financial companies in matters relating to the areas of banking law, supervision and financial regulation.

Assistance in preparing legal opinions and other legal documents in matters relating Securities Law, Financial Law, Banking Law and Corporate Governance.

Legal assistance in the definition of the governance model of credit, including the preparation of the necessary policies and internal regulations on the matter.

Legal advice on processes for the settlement of credit institutions and processes for the application of settlement measures to credit institutions.

Legal advice in the area of Real Estate Law and in the preparation of real estate transactions in Portugal.

Legal advice to foreign investors in real estate operations and assistance in obtaining visas and Portuguese nationality.