Morais Leitão has signed André de Sousa Vieira as its Banking and Finance new partner to be part of its international committee to reinforce the law firm’s international strategy
André de Sousa Vieira (pictured) has dedicated his practice in the last ten years to the Lusophone markets, with strong links to the main international financial markets. He is particularly recognized in advising international financing projects on energy, natural resources and infrastructure sector, having represented lenders (DFIs, ECAs and commercial banks), sponsors and governments.
The financial lawyer is a member of England & Wales, Portugal and Spain Bar Associations, having integrated Clifford Chance LLP into the London office between 2011 and 2020. As a senior associate, he was a member of the Worldwide Projects Group and the Africa Group, and also assumed the position of co-responsible for Clifford Chance Portuguese and Lusophone Africa practice and strategy.