Bruno Melo Alves is new partner at Melo Alves

Bruno Melo Alves has joined Melo Alves Advogados as partner and represents a reinforcement of the area of criminal and administrative litigation, compliance and internal investigations and a commitment to the international aspect, namely in boosting the Asian and Angolan Desk.

Melo Alves joins founding partners Carlos Melo Alves and Tiago Melo Alves. The new partner moves from VdA – Vieira de Almeida e Associados, where he had been since 2015, as coordinating associate in the areas of administrative offense litigation and criminal law. Previously, he worked in the litigation and labour department of Miranda & Associados.

Bruno Melo Alves has a degree in Law from the Lusíada University of Lisbon and attended a postgraduate course in Criminology. He was a guest lecturer at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Nova de Lisboa in Interdisciplinary Legal Practice, in the area of criminal law. Throughout his career as a lawyer he has provided legal advice to multinationals in sectors such as oil and gas, banking, mining, telecommunications, health and insurance, which guarantee him an important international contribution.

Bruno Melo Alves is qualified as a lawyer in Portugal and Timor-Leste, and has significant experience in Portuguese-speaking countries, advising clients on anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, criminal, regulatory and labour law.

Michael Heron