Sérvulo has appointed Manuel Castelo Branco (pictured) as new Of Counsel for its Corporate and M&A area.
Castelo Branco participated in some of the most important foreign investment projects, project finance operations, M&A and privatizations in several areas, structuring and financing of road projects and advisory services in cross-border leasing operations. As arbitrator, he has intervened in dozens of institutional and ad hoc, national and international arbitrations.
The new Of Counsel was a founding partner and Managing Partner of the Gonçalves Pereira Law Firm, Castelo Branco, later named Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira. He was also a member of the Superior Council of the Portuguese Bar Association.
With a degree in Law from the University of Lisbon, he lectured Political Economy, Economic Law, International Economic Relations and Public Finance. Also, he has published, in Portugal and abroad, several studies on Securities and Financial Institutions, Economic and Corporate Law, Privatizations and Law Firms.
“Sérvulo is a firm of indisputable prestige, with national and international recognition, which I have known and respected for many years. It will be, for me, a new professional challenge that I embrace with great enthusiasm”, says Manuel Castelo Branco.