Joana Silveira Botelho

Senior Associate

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She advises pharmaceutical companies and cell and tissue banks on regulatory issues, as well as advising on the marketing of health and pharmaceutical products.

She provides legal assistance to biotechnology projects, start-up companies, and distributors of medical devices.

She also advises on clinical trials, the protection of personal data and due diligence, restructuring transactions, and merger and acquisitions in the healthcare sector.

Before joining Cuatrecasas, she worked in other Portuguese Law Firm.

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association.


  • Expert course in Business Administration and Law. Thesis entitled: "Advertising Medicines outside the Approved Indications: Problems and Challenges"
    Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2016

    Postgraduate studies in Informed Consent
    Biomedical Law Center, Universidade de Coimbra, 2011

    Postgraduate studies in Business Law
    Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2007

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, 2005

    Training course in Health Law, Biolaw and Bioethics
    Programa de Formação Avançada Justiça XXI, 2009

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