RRP strengthens team with new head of Legal Operations

RRP Advogados has announced the integration of Tiago Aires Mateus, who will be responsible for the new Legal Operations area

pjimage 2022 01 27T155429.704RRP Advogados has appointed Tiago Aires Mateus (pictured) to lead its new Legal Operations area. Mateus is chairman of the Remuneration Committee at TAP, of which he was a board member in the 2015-2017 term, is a director of the Red Cross Hospital in Lisbon, and between 2014 and 2021 he served as head of Legal and board advisor at Parpública, where he actively participated in various transactions, especially in privatisations, restructuring and the sale and purchase of shares.

With significant experience in Commercial Law, Corporate M&A, Corporate Governance, Real Estate and Labour, the lawyer has worked at PLMJ and Linklaters LLP, was general counsel of an industrial group and chief of staff of the Secretary of State for Energy.

“We are very pleased to announce the integration of Tiago Aires Mateus, who represents a great asset, both in human and professional terms, adding experience and knowledge to the firm and inaugurating a new area that we are sure will make a difference in the companies we work with”, said Ricardo Reigada Pereira, managing partner at RRP.

“I embrace this new professional challenge with great enthusiasm and with the confidence that we will offer a truly differentiated service to our clients, combining specialised legal knowledge with technology and new working methods, reconfiguring service delivery to help clients identify, assess and manage risks in an ever-changing world”, said Tiago Aires Mateus, associate partner.

With the new Legal Operations area, based on the quality of RRP’s lawyers and the technological tools available, the firm will offer its clients more agile and efficient responses in processes such as due diligence, entity compliance and governance, contract lifecycle management, and research and regulatory mapping.

Michael Heron