TELLES confirms two new partners

TELLES has strengthened its partnership with the arrival of José Maria Cabral Sacadura and Márcio Carreira Nobre.

José Maria Cabral Sacadura joins the tax department as a partner with a focus on the areas of structuring and international tax, in order to support, inter alia, the increase in the number of transactional and international clients. With more than 15 years of experience, he joins from Linklaters having previously worked in New York (PwC), Luxembourg (Stibbe Avocats) as well as in leading law firms in Portugal (Uria Menendez and CMS-RPA). He has extensive experience in providing legal advice on complex matters to national and multinational companies, particularly entities in the asset management / private equity industry. He holds an LLM from New York University, an LLM in Law and Economics from Lisbon Catholic University, a degree from Lisbon University Law School, and several postgraduate and additional studies in taxation.

“I am delighted to join TELLES. This is a project of unparalleled dynamism in the national legal field. I am looking forward to its continued success and I hope that I will be able to contribute to it,” said José Maria Cabral Sacadura.

Márcio Carreira Nobre returns to TELLES to coordinate the financial and capital markets practice. He joins from CS’Associados. Márcio has extensive experience in providing legal advice to credit institutions and financial companies, in the structuring and contracting of financing, in the structuring and marketing of financial instruments and in regulatory matters. His expertise also includes advising collective investment schemes on regulatory aspects, including establishment, and transactional aspects relating to the entry and exit of investments. He has also advised financial institutions and investors on the issue and placement of securities, including public offerings. Throughout his professional career, he has also been involved in corporate matters, having participated in some of the largest and most significant acquisitions and divestitures that have taken place in Portugal in recent years. He has a particular focus on M&A in the financial and infrastructure sectors. Márcio Carreira Nobre has a law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

“TELLES is a firm committed to excellence, innovation and client service. It is therefore with great enthusiasm that I return, now as a Partner and Head of the Finance and Capital Markets Team, with the ambition to contribute to strengthening this project,” emphasises Márcio Carreira Nobre.

According to Miguel Torres, Managing Partner of TELLES, “it is with great enthusiasm that we welcome José Maria and Márcio to the TELLES partner team. Their diverse and international experience will be a great asset to TELLES in maintaining the level of excellence and sophistication of the legal services offered.  The integration of these two partners, together with the arrival of our partner Ofélia Pinto Queiroz in January, is a clear demonstration of TELLES’ ability to attract lawyers with experience and high technical and human quality”.

Michael Heron