João Tornada

João Tornada joined VdA in 2019. He is associate at the Public Law area of practice where he has been actively involved in several transactions, namely in the areas of public procurement, administrative litigation and public regulation, supporting various public and private entities.

Award in honor of Professor Antunes Varela, Universidade Católica Portuguesa – School of Lisbon - Faculty of Law (2015).

Award in honor of Professor Manuel Gomes da Silva, Universidade Católica Portuguesa – School of Lisbon - Faculty of Law (2011).

Law degree Universidade Católica Portuguesa – School of Lisbon - Faculty of Law.

Masters in Law (research oriented) Universidade Católica Portuguesa – School of Lisbon - Faculty of Law.

Advanced Seminar in International Arbitration (CCI).

Before joining the firm he worked at CCA Law Firm (Ontier) as Associate (2019) and PLMJ as Trainee and Associate (2016/2018).

Author of various books and articles namely:

  • "A modificação da lei inconstitucional - Estudo sobre as decisões de inconstitucionalidade parcial", Almedina, Lisboa, 2021.
  • “A não publicação das decisões do Tribunal Arbitral do Desporto português: Será a LTAD (ainda) inconstitucional?”, in O Direito, year 151.º, III, Almedina, Lisbon, 2019.
  • “The separability of arbitration agreements in public tenders: Do birds of a (different) feather flock (and fall) together?”, (co-authorship with José Miguel Júdice), in Estudos em Homenagem a Rui Pena, Almedina, Lisbon, 2019.
  • “Liberdade de expressão ou «liberdade de ofender»? o conflito entre a liberdade de expressão e de informação e o direito à honra e ao bom nome”, in O Direito, year 150.º, I, Almedina, Lisbon, 2018.
  • “The separability of arbitration agreements in public tenders: Do birds of a (different) feather flock (and fall) together?”, (co-authorship, José Miguel Júdice), inPLMJ Arbitration Law Review, no. 2, Lisbon, 2018.
  • “A Intervenção de Terceiros na Arbitragem: Alguns Problemas”, (co-authorship with António Pedro Pinto Monteiro), PLMJ Arbitration Law Review, no. 1, Lisbon, 2017.
  • "Considerações sobre o julgamento por tribunal do júri de crimes imputados a titulares de cargos políticos, o princípio do pedido, o interesse em agir e a fiscalização concreta de leis de revisão constitucional - Acórdão n.º 460/2011 do Tribunal Constitucional, de 11 de outubro de 2011", in O Direito, year 148.º, III, Almedina, Lisbon, 2016.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

English, Spanish.

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