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Maria Celeste Campaniço


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

Celeste Campaniço has been developing her professional activity essentially within the area of private law, with particular emphasis in the area of Civil Law (contracts), Bankruptcy Law and related litigation (writ of execution and insolvencies), as well as in the area of management and recovery of NPL’s (Non Performing Loans), with special preponderance in the legal assistance to bank entities.

Celeste Campaniço joined CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut in 2010, having acted as Team Leader and Portfolio Manager in a company who provides services to International Investment Banks, notably, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse International and Bank of America within the area of the NPL’s (Non Performing Loans). 

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  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 2000.
  • Executive MBA in “Businesses Leadership & Management” of Escola de Gestão e Negócios of Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa.
  • She holds a Post-Graduation Degree in Administrative Law from the Law Faculty of the Catholic University Portugal and the course on “The New Regime of Insolvency and Company’s Recovery” promoted by the Portuguese Bar Association together with the Law Faculty of the Classic University of Lisbon 
  • Celeste Campaniço holds a degree in Law from the Law Faculty of the Catholic University Portugal
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