Guilherme Daniel

Guilherme Daniel

International Partner *

Partner at GDA Advogados, in Mozambique. Guilherme established the firm in 2016 and actively develops his practice in the following areas: Corporate, Energy and Natural Resources (particularly Oil & Gas), and Infrastructure.

Guilherme was a member of the National Council of the Mozambican Bar Association from 2019 to 2022.
He was a lawyer and then Legal Director at Petróleos de Moçambique S.A., having held several positions on its governing bodies and provided legal assistance to the group companies. In this capacity, he participated in the drafting of the main legal instruments regulating the fuel sector, from 2006 to 2015, contributed to the preparation of corporate governance instruments, and provided training to members of the governing bodies of various state-held companies.

He holds several national and international training certificates in the fields of oil & gas, law, and management.


* International Partner corresponds to the position of partner at the law firm of the specified jurisdiction, which is part of the VdA Legal Partners network.

Law Degree, Eduardo Mondlane (UEM) University, Faculty of Law.

Post-graduation in Corporate Law, Higher Institute of Science and Technology of Mozambique (ISCTEM).

Before founding GDA Advogados, he was the General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors and Executive Commission at Petromoc – Petróleos de Moçambique, S.A.

  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Shipping - Moçambique, Global Legal Group 2019
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Project Finance - Moçambique, Global Legal Group 2019
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Moçambique, Global Legal Group 2019
  • Getting the Deal Through: Mining - Moçambique, Law Business Research Group 2018
  • Contratação de Estrangeiros em Moçambique, Exame Moçambique 2017
  • Decisões de investimento, Exame Moçambique 2017

Admitted to the Mozambique Bar Association.

Industrial Property Agent.

Portuguese, English, Xitsua and Changana.

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