Edifício Rodrigo Uría
Rua Duque de Palmela, 23
1250-097 - Lisboa
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Joaquim Caimoto Duarte is a counsel in the Lisbon office of Uría Menéndez-Proença de Carvalho, where he heads the EU and Portuguese Competition Law practice area.
He focuses his professional activity on European and competition law, advising on matters in various sectors, including the pharmaceuticals, banking and insurance, air transport, motor vehicle, energy, telecommunications, media and large retailer industries.
Joaquim is regularly involved in merger control and infringement proceedings for abusive conduct and restrictive agreements before the Portuguese Competition Authority, the European Commission and the EU courts, and also has ample experience in state aids.
He is mentioned by the main international directories and considered by Chambers Europe as one of the best competition lawyers in Portugal (Tier 1). He is also recommended by Global Competition Review, Who’s Who Legal and The Legal 500.
Uría Menéndez is one of the most prestigious independent law firms in the Iberian market. Founded in the 1940s, we have over 500 lawyers in 16 offices located in the most important financial centres in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
Our international structure allows us to provide Spanish, Portuguese and EU legal advice to clients on their investments in the Iberian Peninsula and abroad. We work in close collaboration with renowned firms in Latin American and our network of “best friends” from France (Bredin Prat), Germany (Hengeler Mueller), Italy (Bonelli Erede Pappalardo), the Netherlands (De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek) and the United Kingdom (Slaughter and May). Uría Menéndez is also a member of international associations such as Lex Mundi and the IBA (International Bar Association).