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Diogo Castanheira Pereira


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

Diogo Castanheira Pereira has been developing his activity with particular emphasis in the areas of Civil Law, Civil Procedural Law and Arbitration and, to a lesser extent, in the areas of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedural Law, Law of Merely Social Breaches and Constitutional Law.

Diogo is Invited Deputy Lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon since 2011 for the disciplines of Civil Procedural Law I and Civil Procedural Law III.

Diogo Pereira has joined CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut in 2010.

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"Joaquim Shearman de Macedo and Diogo Castanheira Pereira are ‘extremely good’"

Legal 500 - 2015


  • 2011 -  Master degree in Legal Forensic Sciences from the same University with the dissertation named “O Interesse Processual na Acção Declarativa” (“The Procedural Interest in Declarative Legal Action”).
  • Since 2011 -  he attends the Doctorate Course, in the specialisation of Civil Legal Science, being excused to attend the scholar part and with the investigation plan “Duties of Protection in Civil Liability”.
  • He has attended a Post-Graduation in Legal Sciences at the Catholic University Portugal and has participated in the V Congress of the Arbitration Centre of the Portuguese Commerce and Industry Chamber.
  • Within the ambit of his graduation he has further participated in the “Moot Court” and in the “Games of Civil Law – Law Faculty of Lisbon/Úria Ménendez”.
  • 2009 - Diogo Castanheira Pereira holds a degree in Law from the Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon
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  • Portuguese Bar Association (2013)
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