Nuno Castelão

Nuno Castelão joined VdA in 2017. Principal Consultant at the Banking & Finance practice area.

In such capacity, Nuno has been active in financing transactions in Portuguese speaking countries, including Angola and Mozambique and has established the legal department of Banco Nacional de Comércio de Timor-Leste in Díli, Timor-Leste.

Nuno has previously worked in London for eight years in the International Capital Markets department of Allen & Overy LLP, where he focused on financing transactions (equity and debt), including debt programmes, issuances of Senior Notes, Regulatory Capital, and Asset-Backed Securities. Nuno was also involved in liability management transactions and advised on banking regulatory.

Between 2000 and 2006, Nuno worked as an associate at VdA’s Banking & Finance department, where he was involved in domestic and cross-border banking and capital markets transactions.

Before 2000, Nuno worked in the Structured Finance Unit of the Portuguese branch of ABN Amro Bank and in a Brazilian law firm in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

In 2013, Nuno won the Iberian Lawyer award “40 Under Forty”, which distinguished the top young lawyers in the Iberian Peninsula.

Law Degree, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.

Admitted to the Law Society of England and Wales as a Solicitor.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

Admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association.

Admitted to the Timor-Leste Law Society (Conselho de Gestão e Disciplina da Advocacia de Timor-Leste).

English, Spanish.

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