João von Funcke

Senior Associate

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Specialist in corporate and commercial law, and M&A; advising Portuguese and international clients on private equity, venture capital and M&A transactions.

João von Funcke focuses his practice on the structuring, negotiation and implementation of M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, particularly complex partial and total acquisitions, and investment and disinvestment transactions. He regularly coordinates these transactions in their different stages.

He also advises business groups from German-speaking countries on their investments and activities in Portugal.

Before joining Cuatrecasas, he worked as a banking and finance lawyer in other law firms in Portugal.

He is a member of the Portuguese Bar Association. He is a member of the firm’s German Desk.


  • Master of Laws in International Legal Practice
    IE Business School, Madrid, 2012

    Postgraduate studies in Public Company Law and Markets
    Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, 2015

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, 2011

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