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João Paulo Gomes

Managing Associate

CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut
Rua Ivens 3B , Edifício D. Mécia
4º andar - Letra S
9000-046 Funchal, Madeira
Languages Portuguese, English, Spanish

João Paulo Gomes is the head of CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut's office in the Autonomous Region of Madeira.

He develops his activity mainly in advising multinational companies as well as local companies established in Madeira (within and outside the Madeira Free Trade Zone), namely in the hotel and tourism sector, industry and construction and the airport sector, providing advice to a wide range of clients on a variety of issues such as labour issues, specialising in labour restructuring from the perspective of the employer, incorporation of companies, advice on works contracts, arbitrations, as well as developing a wide range of labour, civil and public litigation practice.

It also provides corporate and real estate advice to companies based in the International Business Centre of Madeira, focusing mainly on foreign multinationals investing in this financial centre.

Joined CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut in 2010.

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Legal 500 (2020)

Memberships & Roles

  • Member of EELA: European Employment Lawyers Association since 2011
  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 2007
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  • Law Degree, Faculdade de Economia, Universidade de Lisboa
  • L.L.M. in International Business Law, Queen Mary, University of London
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