Afonso Cuco

Afonso Cuco joined VdA in 2020. Senior Associate of the Environment practice.

He has worked on several transactions in the area of the environment, related to the use of water resources, environmental licensing and compliance, environmental impact assessment, climate change and emissions trading, environmental responsibility, waste management and environmental offenses.

He has also worked actively in the jurisdictions of Angola, Mozambique and São Tomé and Príncipe in the areas of Public Law, Energy and Natural Resources.

Law degree University of Lisbon Faculty of Law.

Currently taking a Master’s degree in Administrative Law at the Portuguese Catholic University, Lisbon, Portugal Faculty of Law.

Postgraduate specialisation in Tax Law at IDEFF, the Institute for Economic, Financial and Tax Law, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.

Short specialisation Course on Environmental and Climate Change Law at Nova University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.

Exchange student at the Rio de Janeiro State University.

Before joining the firm he worked at Abreu & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, S.P., R.L. as an Associate and as a Trainee.

Coauthor of the report “Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2019/ Angola/ global study on water under the World Bank’s Enabling the Business of Agriculture project”.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.


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