Born in Vila Nova de Gaia (1969), he received a degree in law from the University of Coimbra in 1994, and has been a member of the Portuguese Bar Association (Ordem dos Advogados) since 1996.
Practice Areas: Civil, commercial and labour litigation; commercial and corporate law; insolvency and corporate restructuring law; real estate law; commercial licensing; labour law; contract law; privacy and personal data protection.
Other relevant experience: General Chairman of the Coimbra Academic Association from 1992 to 1994. Managing Member of the Porto Legal Association from 2009 to 2012. Founding partner of Jorge Neto & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados RL in 2010.
Publications: Autorização Administrativa para Implantação Comercial – Enquadramento no Direito das Implantações Comerciais ou Urbanismo Comercial e Novo Regime Jurídico [Administrative Authorization for Commercial Establishment: Framework under Commercial Establishments Law or Commercial Urban Development and New Legal System], Almedina, 2005; Regime de Autorização para Implantação Comercial: Objectos e Sujeitos [Commercial Establishment Authorization System: Objects and Subjects], Maia Jurídica, 2006; «A Privacidade na Sociedade Aberta» [Privacy in an Open Society], Ideias Perigosas para Portugal, Tinta da China, 2010.
João Paulo Pimenta
Born in Figueiró dos Vinhos (1969), he received a degree in Law from the University of Coimbra in 1994 and has been a member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 1995.
Practice Areas: Civil, commercial, labour, administrative and tax litigation; commercial and corporate law; insolvency and corporate resctructuring law; real estate law; labour law; contract law; family and successions law.
Languages: French, English and Spanish.
Other relevant experience: Member of the Superior Council of the Portuguese Bar Association; member of the examinig board of the Training Center of the District Council of Coimbra of the Portuguese Bar Association.
Publications: Colaborates on a permanent basis, since 1996, with the magazine “A Padaria Portuguesa” published by the professional association ACIP.