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Manuel Cassiano Neves

Managing Associate

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

Manuel Cassiano Neves has extensive experience in the areas of Energy and Environment, with special focus on the Natural Gas and Electricity sectors, namely in regulatory matters, execution of public service concession contracts and energy supply.

Manuel has regularly accompanied relevant players in the value chain of the electricity and natural gas sectors, from energy producers, public service concessionaires, to large consumers in the most varied matters of public law and its energy sub-sector. He has also been involved in materially relevant transactions in these markets, such as the purchase of shares in public service concessionaires, execution of solar and wind projects, electric mobility, among others.

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Relevant experience

  • Managing Associate at CMS Rui Pena & Associados.
  • Senior Associate at Garrigues.
  • Trainee Lawyer at CMS Rui Pena Arnaut & Associados.
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  • Law Degree by the Faculdade de Direito - Universidade Católica Portuguesa.
  • Attending post-graduate studies of Energy Law by the Universidade de Lisboa.
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  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 2009.
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CASSIANO NEVES, Manuel, “A produção de Eletricidade em Portugal em Regime Ordinário: Evolução e Perspectivas”, Instituto de Ciências Jurídico-Políticas, Centro de Investigação de Direito Público, 2017.

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Lectures list

  • Invited lecturer at the post-graduate course on energy law at the Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, being responsible for the session "Production of Electricity in Ordinary Regime".
  • Speaker at the international conference "The Transformation of Energy Law through Technological and Legal Innovation" held at the Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa.
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