Miguel de Almada has extensive experience in dispute resolution, having focused his practice mainly in the areas of civil and commercial litigation and arbitration (domestic and international), together with the intervention in criminal litigation cases.

He acts as lawyer and arbitrator and has vast experience in advising on pre-litigation and on judicial litigation and arbitration in several sectors, including construction, Projects, concessions, public-private partnerships, joint ventures, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, energy, retail, distribution and retail, food industry, telecommunications, banking and financial services.

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association. Vice-President of the General Assembly of the Portuguese Arbitration Association. Vice-President of the Board of the Portuguese Chapter of the Spanish Club of Arbitration.

Member of the Management Committee of Concórdia - Center for Conciliation and Mediation of Disputes. Member of the ICC Arbitration and ADR Committee, the Portuguese Arbitration Committee of the ICC, the ICC’s "Maximizing the Probative Value of Witness Evidence" Task Force, the Clube Español del Arbitraje and the Chartered Institute for Arbitrators. Member of INSOL Europe.

Since 2009, he is a teacher in the Post-Graduation Course in Arbitration of the Law Faculty of the Nova University but also in the subject of Interdisciplinary Juridical Practices of the Bachelor in Law of the same Faculty. He often participates as a speaker in work sessions, seminars and conferences in his areas of practice both in Portugal and abroad. Author of several articles in the field of Arbitration.

Education

  • Postgraduate Studies in Arbitration
    Faculty of Law, Nova University of Lisbon, 2009

    Postgraduate Studies in Civil and Criminal Law and Civil and Criminal Procedure Law
    Católica Lisbon School of Law, 2003

    Law Degree
    University of Lisbon School of Law, 1998

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