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Claudia
SANTOS CRUZ
EXPERT
COUNTRY
Portugal
FIELD
Franchising,
Professional details
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares Da Silva & Associados
http://www.mlgts.pt
Phone: Mobile: + 351 91 2224043
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IDI Functions
IDI Country expert for Portugal
Others
Member of the Law Society of England & Wales Portuguese Bar Association International Bar Association Council Officer of the European Forum, International Bar Association and regular speaker at IBA conferences. British Brazilian & Portuguese Lawyer's Association.
Year of birth
1972
Education
Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales, Law Society, 1996. Registered with the Portuguese Bar Association, 2005. LLB (Law) University of Southampton, UK, 1993. Legal Practice Course (LPC) College of Law Guildford, UK, 1994. Post graduate courses in Restructuring & Insolvency, Banking & Finance and Corporate / Commercial law - Central Law Training, London. Recommended as a leading lawyer in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Recipient of one of the Iberian Lawyer “40 under Forty” awards, Madrid, 2007.
Current professional position
Partner at MLGTS Advogados, Lisbon.
Previous position
Partner at AVM Advogados in Lisbon, 2010-2015 Partner at Barrocas Sarmento Neves in Lisbon, 2005 – 2010 Watson Farley & Williams and DLA Piper in London, UK 1994-2005
Practical experience
Claudia has significant experince in commercial contracts and advises on the drafting and negotiating of supplier agreements, franchising, joint ventures, outsourcing, sale of goods, agency, purchasing and distribution. Her clients work in several following business areas and include the leisure industry, business management, retail sector, information technology and pharmaceutical and health industries. She is a regular speaker at international conferences and has published articles in the area of sale of goods and distribution / franchising agreements.
Languages
English & Portuguese