José Miguel Oliveira

José Miguel Oliveira joined VdA in 2015. He is Partner at the Oil&Gas practice group, where he applies over 10 years of international experience in African jurisdictions, notably in Angola and Mozambique, to offer tailored advice in such diverse areas as regulatory, corporate & commercial, M&A, FDI (Foreign Direct Investment), forex, and shipping & maritime. In addition, he has been actively involved in several transactions in those jurisdictions, advising all industry players in sectors running the gamut from energy, infrastructures, distribution/wholesale, retail services and transportation (shipping and ports).

Law degree, University of Coimbra Faculty of Law.

Post-graduation in Companies Law, University of Coimbra Faculty of Law.

Post-graduation in Employment Law, University of Coimbra Faculty of Law.

LL.M in Commercial and Financial Law, King's College London Faculty of Law. 

Before joining the firm he worked for six years at Miranda Correia Amendoeira.

In 2008 he was seconded to the Corporate and Commercial Law Department at Eversheds International LLP's London office.

From 2002 to 2008 he worked at Barrocas Sarmento Neves.

Author of various books and articles, including, since 2015, the shipping chapters for Portugal, Angola and Mozambique published by the "Shipping & International Trade Law” (Thomson Reuters), the “International Comparative Legal Guide” (Global Legal Group) and “Getting the Deal Trough” (Lexology).

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

Admitted to the Angolan Bar Association.

Admitted to the Timor-Leste Bar Association.

English, French.

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