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João Mendes Rodrigues

Senior Associate

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

João Mendes Rodrigues has been developing his activity mainly in Real Estate Law, Urban Planning Law, Banking Law, Commercial and Corporate Law.

He has been participating in different processes real estate investment operations of acquisition and sale of residential, commercial and tourism projects (asset and share deals), real estate due diligence processes, creation of corporate structures according to the specificities of each project and financing advice before Portuguese banks.

João Mendes Rodrigues is involved in funding groups of companies with a strong presence in Portugal and other jurisdictions with participation of several banks (cross-border loans & syndicated loans), in M&A project financing, debt restructuring operations and in the provision of collaterals.

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Relevant experience

2013-2019: Legal Cousel at the Direction of Legal Affairs of Caixa Geral de Depósitos, S.A.

2012-2013: Lawyer at Eduardo Serra Jorge & Maria José Garcia - Sociedade de Advogados, RL.

2008-2012: Lawyer at Alcides Martins, Bandeira, Simões e Associados - Sociedade de Advogados, RL.

2005-2008: Trainee lawyer at PLMJ -A.M. Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados - Sociedade de Advogados, RL.


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2018 (to date): Master in Financial and Tax Law (school part completed) by the Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon.

2015-2016: Post-graduation in Banking Law by the Private Law Research Centre (CIDP), University of Lisbon Law School.

2008-2009: Post-graduation in Tax Law by the Institute of Economic, Financial and Tax Law (IDEFF) of the University of Lisbon Law School.

2000-2005: Law Degree by the University of Lisbon Law School.

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Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 2013.

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RODRIGUES, João Paulo Mendes, “A execução partilhada de garantias nos sindicatos bancários: em particular a execução extraprocessual do penhor financeiro de ações”, Revista de Direito Civil -ISSN 2183-5535. - A. 2, n.º 1 (2017), Almedina, p. 157-187.

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