Pinto Ribeiro reinforces Public Law area

Pinto Ribeiro Advogados has reinforced its Public Law area with the integration of Inês Ucha

Pinto Ribeiro Advogados Ines UchaPinto Ribeiro Advogados has announced the hiring of Inês Ucha (pictured) to strengthen the Public Law team, coordinated by partner André Miranda. The lawyer has experience in the field of Urban Planning and Public Procurement Law.

Ucha has been a lawyer for 17 years and last year served as chairman of the Board of directors of the municipal company Lisboa Ocidental SRU – Sociedade de Reabilitação Urbana (February to November 2021), a company in which she had already held, since 2018, the functions of member of the Board of Directors.

Ucha’s career began at Invesfer, SA, a company dedicated to making REFER’s real estate assets profitable, in the areas of Real Estate, Urban Planning and Public Procurement, in which she was a legal advisor between 2005 and 2008. This was followed by eight years at Parque Escolar, EPE, as a legal advisor in the area of Public Procurement (2008 to 2015) and a brief experience at the Lisbon City Council, in which she worked as legal advisor to the councilor with the areas of Urbanism, Municipal Works and Heritage (between 2015 and 2018).

Ucha said: “It is with great enthusiasm and a sense of responsibility that I join this team, hoping to contribute to strengthening the firm in a quite strategic area of law in the current economic context.”

André Miranda, partner and coordinator of the Public Law Department, said: “Inês is a huge asset for the growth and consolidation of the Public Law department, a decisive practice area of the firm and increasingly requested by our clients. Furthermore, Inês will take the lead on several projects already in preparation with our clients within the scope of the different components of the Recovery and Resilience Plan.”