Ana Luís de Sousa

Ana Luís de Sousa joined VdA in 2001. Head of Practice Partner of Energy & Natural Resources. Ana is widely recognised as an expert in the development and financing of cross-sector projects. 

Over the past 20 years, Ana has been involved in several road infrastructures, PPP in the health sector, water and waste concessions, as well as energy (including renewable energies) projects, in Portugal as in all of VdA Legal Partners’ jurisdictions, acting either as legal adviser to the administrative authorities, sponsors and financial institutions (in particular, investment banking and EIB).

Lately, Ana Luís de Sousa focuses particularly in the energy sector and its economic regulation.

Lawyer of the year - Energy, Natural Resources & Mining - Women in Business Law Awards 2022

In 2015, Ana 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.

Post-graduation in Management and Corporate Law, Nova University of Lisbon, Faculty of Economics.

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

Author of various publications on matters within her fields of expertise.

Admitted to the Portuguese 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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