PLMJ appoints chief operating officer

PLMJ has appointed the former managing director of the Portuguese Automobile Club, João Mendes Dias, as its new chief operating officer.


Mendes Dias’s previous roles have also included a spell as director of the corporate business unit at Vodafone. Prior to that, he worked at Motorola in Portugal.

The firm´s managing partner Luís Pais Antunes said: “Hiring a person with the impressive career and professional experience of João Mendes Dias is a significant investment in the growing professionalisation of our firm.”

Mendes Dias added: “The Portuguese legal market is thriving at the moment and I believe that my professional experience will provide added value, bearing in mind the increasing need to bring greater professionalism to the structures of law firms”.

Ben Cook