Manuel Protásio

Manuel Protásio joined VdA in 1991. Infrastructure, Energy & Natural Resources Group Executive Partner. 

He led several teams involved in most of the transactions carried out by the firm to date on the power (including the renewable energies), oil & gas, road, transport, water and wastes sector. He has also been actively working in regulation and public procurement procedures of those sectors.

Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers - Project Finance and Development Practice - 2021

Law Degree, Catholic University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.

Author of various articles including the chapters:

  • "Portugal – The Projects and Construction Review", Law Business Research, since 2012
  • “Portugal – Mining Law”, ICLG – International Comparative Legal Guide, since 2016
  • “Angola – Project Finance”, ICLG – International Comparative Legal Guide, since 2018
  • “Portugal - The Public-Private Partnership Law Review” – The Law Review, since 2016

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

Admitted to the Timor-Leste Bar Association (Conselho de Gestão e Disciplina).

English, French.

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