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Andrea Baptista

Senior Associate
Lawyer

CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut
Rua Castilho 50
1250-071 Lisbon
Portugal
Languages Portuguese, English

Andrea Baptista develops her activity mainly in the area of Criminal Law, especially in the area of economic crimes, representing economic groups, as well as defending the interests of individuals, through the provision of legal advice and representation in court.

She also carries out her activity in the area of Misdemeanour Law, especially in environmental, construction and licensing issues.

In addition to providing legal advisory services in civil matters, it also ensures the sponsorship of several companies in this litigation.

Joined CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut in 2002.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Speaker at “Colóquio sobre a Reforma do Código de Processo Penal”, organized by Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa and CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut with the theme  “Alterações Introduzidas pela Lei n.º 48/2007, de 29 de Agosto, na Fase de Julgamento”. (2007)
  • Speaker at “Colóquio sobre Processo Penal e Crime Económico”, organized by Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa and CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut with the theme “Crimes Falenciais”. (2009)
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Publications

  • BAPTISTA, Andrea - “Alterações Introduzidas pela Lei n.º 48/2007, de 29 de Agosto, na Fase de Julgamento”, Lusíada, Série II, n.º 6, pp 13-22, 2008
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Education

  • Law degree, Faculdade de Direito, Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa
  • Post-Graduation in Economic and European Criminal Law, Instituto de Direito Penal Económico e Europeu, Faculdade de Direito, Universidade de Coimbra
  • She is a Certified Trainer
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05 October 2020
Re­struc­tur­ing and in­solv­ency law in An­gola
1. What is the primary le­gis­la­tion gov­ern­ing in­solv­ency and re­struc­tur­ing pro­ceed­ings in your jur­is­dic­tion? Both pro­ceed­ings are fully gov­erned by the Code of Civil Pro­ced­ure (“CPC”).The CPC provides...
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29 May 2020
Meet the Law | New Rules on Dead­lines and Pro­ced­ur­al Mat­ters
From June 3, 2020, new rules will come in­to force re­gard­ing the dead­lines and steps to be taken in pro­ceed­ings and pro­ced­ur­al mat­ters be­fore ju­di­cial courts, ad­min­is­trat­ive and tax courts, the Con­sti­tu­tion­al...
07 April 2020
Meet the Law | Law 4-A/2020 of April 6
New Rules on sus­pen­sion of pro­ceed­ings: Ur­gent pro­ceed­ings are not sus­pen­ded  Non-ur­gent pro­ced­ures are sus­pen­ded un­less the parties agree to pro­ceed Art­icles 7 and 8 of Law 1-A/2020 of March 19, 2020...
03 April 2020
Meet the Law | New rules on pro­ced­ur­al dead­lines: Ur­gent pro­ceed­ings are...
A pro­pos­al to amend arts. 7 and 8 of Law 1-A/2020 of March 19 was dis­cussed and ap­proved yes­ter­day in Par­lia­ment. We an­ti­cip­ate here the main guidelines of this law and will dis­trib­ute more de­tailed in­form­a­tion...
June 2018
CMS Guide to Anti-Bribery and Cor­rup­tion Laws 2018
We are de­lighted to present the fifth edi­tion of the CMS Guide to Anti-Bribery and Cor­rup­tion Laws.This edi­tion of the Guide cov­ers more coun­tries than ever be­fore, as­sess­ing the laws in 42 coun­tries...
13/09/2017
Money laun­der­ing and ter­ror­ism fin­an­cing pre­ven­tion
Next week, on the 18th of Septem­ber, the new rules on for money laun­der­ing and ter­ror­ism fin­an­cing pre­ven­tion will come in­to force (Law 83/2017, of au­gust 18th).In gen­er­al, the main in­nov­a­tions in L83/2017...
19/03/2013
Meet The Law | Dis­pute Res­ol­u­tion
It has been pub­lished on last Feb­ru­ary 21 2013, the Law n. No. 20/2013, which pro­ceeded to the 20th amend­ment of the Crim­in­al Pro­ced­ure Code, this amend­ment will enter in­to force on the 23rd of this month.Please...
19/03/2013
Meet The Law | Dis­pute Res­ol­u­tion
It has been pub­lished on last Feb­ru­ary 21 2013, the Law no. 19/2013, which pro­ceeded to the 29th amend­ment of the Crim­in­al Pro­ced­ure Code, this amend­ment will enter in­to force on the 23rd of this month.Please...
18/09/2012
In­ter­na­tion­al Ar­bit­ra­tion is the motto of the CMS RPA event
The in­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion un­der the Por­tuguese per­spect­ive is the theme of a sem­in­ar that CMS Rui Pena & Ar­naut pro­motes next Thursday, Septem­ber 20, at the Hotel Sheraton in Lis­bon. The sem­in­ar takes...