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Francisco Boavida Salavessa

At SÉRVULO since 2011, Francisco Boavida Salavessa is a partner in the Finance and Governance department. He holds graduate qualifications in Consumer Law, from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, in 2010, and in Banking, Capital Markets and Insurance Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, in 2008. He graduated in Law from the Faculty of Law of the Nova University of Lisbon, in 2005.  He started his professional career at the law firm «Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira», initially as a trainee lawyer, from 2005 to 2008, and then as an associate, from 2008 to 2011. He joined the Bar Association in 2008.

Relevant Experience

Providing ongoing legal advice to companies of the financial sector (banking, capital markets, and insurance).

Providing legal assistance in financing and debt restructuring operations, both on the side of financing institutions and on the side of financed institutions, as well as in developing banking products and services.

Assisting clients with public offerings of securities and in devising and setting up securities issuing programmes and placing of debt instruments. 

Assisting public companies and companies with securities admitted to trading on a regulated market in meeting their reporting duties before the market and with their relationship with regulators and with the managing bodies of markets.

Providing legal advice to public entities and to entities representing the financial sector on matters relating to regulation and legislation in Portugal and Angola.

Legal audits of companies and groups of companies, namely with regard to financing, insurance, contracts and corporate matters.

Assisting multidisciplinary teams in administrative offences procedures in the financial sector and in contractual disputes connected to banking contracts and operations.

Assisting companies in the financial sector with restructuring or liquidation procedures, or in cases of regulatory intervention.