Marcos Sousa Monteiro

Linklaters appoints Marcos Sousa Monteiro as national managing partner   

Linklaters has appointed Marcos Sousa Monteiro (pictured) as national managing partner in Portugal. He will succeed António Soares who has led the Lisbon office for the past seven years. 

Sousa Monteiro joined Linklaters team in 2003, was elected partner in 2015 and has headed the Corporate/M&A practice in Lisbon since 2016. In his new role, he will be responsible for managing the Lisbon office and contribute to shape the firm’s strategy and vision across the portuguese market. 

“I am delighted to take on the role of national managing partner of the Linklaters Lisbon office and I look forward to building further on the outstanding success of the office under António Soares’ leadership. This is an exciting time for our office, and I feel privileged to have the opportunity to focus on the continued implementation of the firm’s global strategy in our market. We will leverage from our extraordinary pool of top-talented people to deliver outstanding results to best contribute to the success of our unique client base”, said Marcos Sousa Monteiro

Irina Wakstein