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Ricardo da Mota Veiga
Principal Associate, MIRANDA
Webinar Speaker

Biography

DEALS & CASES

  • Negotiation with customs authorities of fines for regularization of importation of rigs
  • Joint ventures to structure, finance and implement investment projects between local and foreign entities
  • Challenge of airport charges for several air carriers
  • Corporate mergers and acquisitions – Portugal and Angola
  • Drafting and assisting in the negotiation of lease and sale and purchase agreements of real estate
  • Assisting in processes for granting of surface rights and mining rights
  • Advising companies in cross-border transactions, from a tax, customs and foreign exchange standpoint

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Tax
  • Shipping 
  • Corporate
  • Real Estate

EXPERTISE

  • Tax advisory 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Project Finance
  • Foreign Investment
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Shipping

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2015: Master in Companies Law – ISCTE Lisbon 

2009: Admitted to the Angolan Bar Association

2006: Post-graduate degree in Aviation Law – Lisbon Nova University Law School

2004: Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association

2002: Degree in Law – Lisbon University Law School

WORK EXPERIENCE

Since 2018: Principal Associate – Miranda

2015-2017: Senior Associate – Miranda

2012-2014: In-house counsel – Somincor, a Lundin mining corporation

2008-2012: Associate – Fátima Freitas Advogados, Luanda 

2006-2008: Attorney – Raul César Ferreira (Herd.), Lda.

2002-2005: Trainee/Associate – Azevedo Neves, Benjamin Mendes & Associados (currently DLA Piper ABBC), Lisbon

1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002 – Summer intern at Urwantschky, Dangel, Borst & Partner (Germany), Beaumont & Son (UK) and Homes International SA (Belgium).

LANGUAGES

Portuguese, German, English and French

JURISDICTION GROUPS

Portugal, Angola, Cape Verde