Paulo Pinheiro

Paulo Pinheiro joined VdA in 1998. Public, Competition & Life Sciences Executive Partner and Partner of the Public Law and Health practice areas, Paulo has been involved in several transactions and projects, in the following sectors: health, telecoms, energy and natural gas, transports, water and waste.

He has also been actively working in regulation and public procurement matters involving such sectors and establishing PPP.

Law Degree, University of Lisbon Faculty of Law.

Post-graduation in European Legal Studies at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.

Assistant Professor at the University of Lisbon School of Law.

Assistant Professor at the "Instituto Superior de Gestão" (Management Superior College).

Worked as an associate at the firm Botelho Moniz, Magalhães Cardoso & Ruiz (1989-1998).

Author of "Direito do Medicamento"; 2009 (an annotated edition of the Portuguese Medicines Code). Author of several articles, in national and international publications:

  • "The Relationship between the Portuguese and the European legal Systems", 1992
  • "Le Principe de Subsidiarité", 1994
  • "A Picture of Portuguese Constitutional and Administrative Law", 1995
  • "The Principle of a Prior Hearing in Portuguese Administrative Law", 1996
  • "L'européisation du droit administrative", 1996
  • "Privatizações e Reprivatizações", Almedina - 2011 (co-author)

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, as specialist lawyer in administrative law.

English, French, Spanish.

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