Filipa Fonseca Santos

Filipa Fonseca Santos joined VdA in 2015. She is Managing Associate of the Banking & Finance practice, she has been involved in several transactions, namely advising on cross-border insurance regulatory matters for a large insurance company operating globally, including in Portuguese-speaking countries and also in several francophone African jurisdictions.

Filipa also participates in financing transactions, debt restructuring and debt issuance, including sovereign debt.

Law degree – Lisbon Catholic University.

Before joining the firm she was working, as Senior Associate, at Miranda Correia Amendoeira e Associados – Sociedade de Advogados (Miranda), an international full service legal practice, where she was focused on banking & finance and insurance and re-insurance related matters, having been involved in a wide variety of domestic and international transactions, notably in Portugal and in the Republic of Angola.

Also she had the opportunity to represent acquirers, target companies and sellers, in connection with cross-border acquisitions and dispositions of banking and insurance companies.

In Miranda she was regularly involved in providing advice in connection with syndicated loans, acquisition financings, leveraged buyouts, asset-based financing, in particular ship and aircraft financing, including export credit and EXIM finance, sovereign debt matters, as well as on regulatory issues.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association. 

Admitted to the Angolan Bar Association.

English.

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