RRP Advogados has reinforced Corporate, Capital Markets and Banking areas
RRP promoted Rodrigo Falcão Nogueira (pictured left), Manuel Cordeiro Ferreira (pictured centre) and Carlos Vaz de Almeida (pictured right) to new partners.
RRP Advogados managing partner Ricardo Reigada Pereira considers that “these promotions are a testament to the firm’s rapid growth in the Portuguese market, enabled by an outstanding team of lawyers that serve the firm and its clients with distinction.”
Rodrigo Falcão Nogueira heads the Corporate and M&A department since he joined the firm in 2016. His professional activity is focused on the areas of Commercial Law, with particular expertise in Corporate and Securities Law. He has been working mostly on M&A transactions, Private Equity investments, Corporate restructuring and providing legal advice in Corporate Governance and Corporate finance matters. He also has extensive experience in Securities operations and commercial contracts. He was part of Linklaters LLP’s Corporate Finance team in Lisbon, from 2007 to 2016, and during this period he also integrated Linklaters LLP’s Corporate team in London from 2010 to 2011.
Manuel Cordeiro Ferreira heads the Capital Markets and Financial Services department since he joined the firm in 2017. He also integrates the firm’s Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance and Real Estate teams. His professional activity is mainly focused on Corporate Law, mostly in the areas of Companies and Securities Law. He has been working in Mergers and Acquisitions, in Corporate Governance and Corporate finance matters, as well as in Public (takeover and distribution) offerings of securities, and the setting up and distribution of collective investment schemes (Mutual and Real Estate funds). Manuel also has extensive experience in the area of Financial Regulation, having advised foreign and domestic financial institutions in several matters of strategic importance, including the setting up, development and reorganization of businesses in Portugal and abroad, and in providing general regulatory advice. Before joining RRP Advogados, he was a lawyer at Uría Menéndez-Proença de Carvalho in Lisbon from 2008 to 2017, working in the Capital Markets team. Between 2014 and 2015 he was assigned for one year to the London office of Uría Menéndez, during which he took the opportunity to develop his knowledge and practice of Financial Regulation, among other matters.
Carlos Vaz de Almeida heads the Banking and Projects department since he joined the firm in 2016. His professional activity is focused on advising clients in Public Law matters, notably in the fields of Public Procurement, Energy and Natural Resources, Transportation and Health. His practice also includes banking and finance in general, in particular project finance. Carlos provides advice to public and private entities, both in national and cross-border transactions. Before joining RRP Advogados, he was a lawyer at Linklaters LLP and Uría Menéndez-Proença de Carvalho. He was also a deputy to the Portuguese Minister of State and Finance and subdirector and senior consultant of the Portuguese PPP/PFI Unit (Ministry of Finance). In this context, he was a member of various commissions appointed by the Portuguese Government to renegotiate and launch public-private partnerships.