Sérvulo hires new consultant to reinforce real estate area
Sérvulo has hired Manuel Alexandre Henriques, ex senior associate from Andersen, as new consultant who will strengthen the area of real Estate, tourism and urban planning.
The lawyer, who moves from Andersen Portugal, has experience in the sector, regularly advising various national and international clients on all aspects of their real estate activities, including the installation and management of shopping centres, the development of residential, student/coliving, tourism or service developments, as well as advising on real estate transactions.
“The integration of Manuel Alexandre Henriques is an important step in strengthening the Real Estate area, which has seen strong expansion. He is a professional with extensive experience and knowledge of the sector who will strengthen our response capacity”, highlights Manuel Magalhães, managing partner of Sérvulo.
“It is with enormous expectation that I embrace this new project and the challenge of working in large operations, in a team of excellence and recognised by the national and international market”, stresses Manuel Alexandre Henriques.
He transits from Andersen Portugal, where he was senior associate and coordinator of the real estate area, since 2019, working daily in client management in projects of urban and spatial planning, construction, tourist developments and urban leasing.
Between 2009 and 2019, he was lawyer and consultant at BPO Advogados/ Boino Associados, and between 2002 and 2019, he was deputy director of international relations at Sonae Sierra, having represented the company before public/governmental entities and local authorities in the context of licensing processes for works, urban planning and licensing of shopping centres. He was also a trainer at the portuguese Bar Association in the area of real estate law, namely on issues related to urban planning and emphasis on the activity of shopping centres.
He has a degree in Law from the University of Coimbra, a master’s in Administrative Law and a post-graduate qualification in “Management for Lawyers” from the Catholic University. He also has a post-graduate degree in “Legal-Urbanistic and Environmental Sciences” from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon and a post-graduate degree in Human Rights and Democracy from the Ius Gentium Institute, University of Coimbra.