Inês Almeida Costa

Inês Almeida Costa joined VdA in 2019. She is associate at the Investigations & White Collar area of practice.

Law degree, University of Coimbra Faculty of Law.

Masters in Criminal Law, University of Coimbra Faculty of Law.

Post-graduate studies on Economic Administrative Offences’ proceedings ("III Curso de Outono - O Processo das Contraordenações Económicas"), University of Lisbon Faculty of Law.

Before joining the firm, she worked at PLMJ Advogados SP RL, where was involved in some of the biggest and more complex criminal proceedings investigated and judged in Portugal, in the past years.

Author or co-author of various books and articles namely the following:

  • "Children and Young People, the Internet and Cibercrime – The example of Copyright", in Youth, Offense and Well-Being – Can Science Enlighten Policy?, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisboa, 2015 (co-authorship)
  • "Comentário ao Acórdão T-541/11, de 26 de Junho de 2014 do Tribunal Geral da União Europeia (Sexta Câmara) – Crónica de Jurisprudência", in Propriedades Intelectuais, n.º 2, Novembro 2014, Universidade Católica Editora
  • "A chamada tentativa inidónea por inaptidão do sujeito no contexto global do problema da tentativa em direito de penal", Almedina, Coimbra, 2014
  • "The “In-House Lawyer” and the Statute of the Bar of Association", in Company Lawyers: Independent by Design – an ECLA White Paper, co-editado por Lexis Nexis, ECLA – European Company Lawyers Association e EDHEC Business School – Centre de Recherche LegalEdhee, 2014 (co-authorship)
  • "O incumprimento e a questão da resolução do contrato administrativo: notas, comentários e problematização de algumas questões", in revista jurídica online Advocatus, no dia 1 de abril de 2013
  • "O nexo de causalidade e o problema da causa virtual à luz do actual código civil português", in Boletim da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Coimbra, vol. 87, 2011, Coimbra
  • "Poderá a “reparação penal” ter lugar como autónoma reacção criminal?", in Revista Portuguesa de Ciência Criminal, nº 4, 2011, Coimbra

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

Member of ANJAP’s Lisbon Regional Office (Young Portuguese Lawyers Association).

Member of the Fair Trials International – Legal Experts Advisory Panel.

Member do Fórum Penal – Associação de Advogados Penalistas.

English, Spanish.

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