Manuel Requicha Ferreira


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The main projects on which he has advised in the last years include corporate finance, real estate finance, simple or structured securities issuances by public or private entities, project finance, securitizations and structured finance.

Manuel Requicha Ferreira has extensive experience in capital markets, namely takeovers and IPOs, and is involved in the recent reform of the Securities Code.

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association.

Member of the Think-Thank Governance Lab, responsible for several publications in banking governance on Portuguese speaking countries.

Lecturer at postgraduate programmes on Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance and on Banking & Insolvency of Lisbon Law School.

Published several articles and books in the Banking, Capital Markets and Governance matters, namely "Competing Tenders Offers”, "Bank Nomination Committees”, "Irrevocable and Negative Irrevocable Undertakings”.


  • Master in Banking & Capital Markets
    Universidade de Lisboa, 2011

    Postgraduate studies in Securities Law
    Universidade de Lisboa, 2007

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidade de Coimbra, 2004

Directory Mentions

Recommended lawyer
Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500, IFLR1000, Leaders League and Best Lawyers in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate Governance & Compliance, Financial Institutions and Restructuring and Insolvency

Partner of Deal of the Year

The Lawyer (Banking & Finance, 2017)

Proximo Energy and Infrastructure Europe (Overall and Renewables, 2022)

PFI - Project Finance International (Renewables, 2022)

Comissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliários de Portugal  (CMVM, 2007)

Professor André Gonçalves Pereira (2006)