Guilherme Oliveira e Costa

Guilherme Oliveira e Costa joined VdA in 2022. He is an Associate at the Competition & EU area of practice.

Law degree from Nova School of Law – Faculty of Law of Nova University of Lisbon.

Masters in International and European Law from Nova School of Law – Faculty of Law of Nova University of Lisbon.

Post-graduation in Competition and Regulation at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon.

Researcher at the Nova Consumer Lab of the Nova School of Law – Faculty of Law of Nova University of Lisbon.

He frequently participates, as a jury and coach, in the Moot Courts programme at the Nova School of Law – Faculty of Law of Nova University of Lisbon.

Before joining the firm, he worked, between September 2018 and August 2022, as an Associate and Trainee Lawyer at Sérvulo & Associados, SP, RL in the European and Competition practice area.

Between May and July 2022, he performed a secondment at the Madrid office of Bird&Bird (International) LLP.

Additionally, he has participated as a speaker in specialized conferences in the areas in which he has focused his professional activity.

Author and Co-Author of several works in the areas of specialization, in particular:

  • Author, “Will the national courts get lost in the Court of Justice’s maze? The Volvo and DAF Trucks Judgment”, EU Law Live, 2022;
  • Author, “The Lisbon Appeal Court’s interpretation of Cogeco or how a Court of Justice’s reformulation of the questions referred can change everything, EU Law Live, 2020;
  • Author, “Otis: Another Brick in the Wall of EU Competition Law’s Private Enforcement”, Competition and Regulation Journal, no 40, Portuguese Competition Authority, 2020;
  • Co-Author, “Otis: Another Great Judgement on Private Enforcement from the CJEU… But It Could be Better”, Competition Policy International, 2020;
  • Author, “The EU Court of Justice holds that national rules on limitation of antitrust damages claims may violate the principle of effectiveness”, European Law Blog, 2019;
  • Author, “The EU Court of Justice confirms the application of the Principle of Economic Continuity in private enforcement of a cartel case”, European Law Blog, 2019;
  • Author, “O impacto do Parecer 2/2015 do TJUE na política comercial da União Europeia: mudança de paradigma na celebração da “nova geração” de Acordos de Comércio Livre”, Prémio Pessoa Jorge 2018 – SRS Advogados 1ª Edição, Almedina, 2018;
  • Co-Author, “From the Unitary Patent Package to a Federal EU Patent Law”, Perspectives on Federalism, Vol. 10, Issue 1, 2018.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

English, Spanish.

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