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Rita Gouveia


CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut
Rua Sousa Martins 10
1050-218 Lisbon
Languages Portuguese, English, French, Spanish

Rita Gouveia has 20 years of experience in litigation and arbitration in domestic and international litigation in corporate relations, M&A transactions, financial and banking transactions, distribution contracts, service contracts, among others.

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  • Law Degree from the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 1998.
  • Master's Degree in Legal-Civil Sciences from the Faculty of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2004.
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  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 2000.
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the National Arbitration Commission of ICC Portugal.
  • Member of the Commercial Arbitration Practice Council of the Portuguese Arbitration Association.
  • Member of the Management of the Círculo de Advogados de Contencioso.
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  • GOUVEIA, Rita – Comentário ao Código Civil, Parte Geral, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2014
  • GOUVEIA, Rita – Convenção de arbitragem em caso de insuficiência económica, in “Direito das sociedades em revista”, Almedina, 2012.
  • GOUVEIA, Rita – Arbitraje Comercial Internacional en Portugal: marco legal y jurisprudencial, in “El arbitraje comercial internacional en iberoamérica”, Wolters Kluwer, 2012 (co-author)
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