Orlando Vogler Guiné

Orlando Vogler Guiné joined VdA in 2006. He is Of Counsel in the Banking & Finance practice, also covering the Capital Markets practice, where he actively works in several transaction, such as on debt issues,  equity related matters and structured financing transactions, including covered bonds, securitisations, and the structuring of collective investment undertakings, as well as providing ongoing legal advice to a diversified portfolio of leading clients in the financial and non-financial sectors. 

He also advises on derivative financial instruments, both in the transactional (negotiation of framework agreements, confirmations, etc.) and regulatory (EMIR, MiFID 2) contexts and was on secondment at a large Portuguese bank where he provided direct support to its operational and financial teams on derivative-related matters.

Lawyer of the Year, Forty under 40 Awards - Capital Markets - 2021

Law degree, Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra (having received several academic awards).

Master’s in Corporate Law, Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra.

Post-graduation in Securities Law, Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon.

Orlando Vogler Guiné regularly lectures postgraduate courses and speaks at conferences, in both academic and professional circles, including at the University of Lisbon, Católica Porto Law School, and the Lisbon School of Economics and Management.

Before joining VdA, Orlando was a trainee at the Portuguese Securities Market Commission (2005/2006).

He had previously worked as a consultant at the Bissaya Barreto Foundation (2005) and carried out part of his law internship at the law firm António Arnaut & Associados (2004/2005).

Master’s thesis on Takeover Bids:

  • Da Conduta (Defensiva) da Administração “Opada”, Almedina, 2009

Orlando has published several articles in legal and specialised journals and collective works, mainly on Securities Law and Corporate Law, the most recent of which include:

  • “O mercado de dívida e as recentes alterações ao Código dos Valores Mobiliários”, Revista de Direito Financeiro e dos Mercado de Capitais, 2022 (co-authored);
  • Portugal Chapter, Chambers Global Practice Guides – Securitisation, 2022 (co-authored);
  • Portugal Chapter, Law Business Research – The International Capital Markets Review, 2022 (co-authored);
  • “OPA: o princípio da reciprocidade e o âmbito normativo remanescente”, Estudos em Honra do Dr. João Soares da Silva, Almedina, 2021.

He is also one of the authors of the collective work Código das Sociedades Comerciais em Comentário (Almedina, 2017-2023), coordinated by Professor Jorge Manuel Coutinho de Abreu (Coimbra University, Faculty of Law), and is a member of GovernanceLab, in which capacity he participates in conferences and in publications of the Almedina group (including Código de Governo das Sociedades Anotado, 2012).

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association and registered as a Specialist Lawyer in Banking & Finance Law.

Member and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Portugal.

English, German.

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