Frederico Bettencourt Ferreira is a Principal Associate at Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira's Lisbon office.
His practice focuses on in-court and out-of-court resolution of disputes, advising and representing Portuguese and foreign clients both in the pre-litigation stage and in judicial and arbitration proceedings. He has been involved, among others, in national and international disputes relating to works contracts, commercial contracts, investment agreements, conflicts between shareholders and companies and in civil liability proceedings in sectors such as banking and finance, private equity, construction, aviation and energy.
Frederico holds an LL.M in International Business Law from King's College London. He published several articles about national and international arbitration. He was referred to by Legal 500 (2012) has having "excellent technical skills".
Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira is a leading law firm in Spain and Portugal, representing some of the largest listed Spanish and Portuguese companies, and advising on strategic transactions and foreign investments in the Iberian market. It has over 950 lawyers and 25 offices worldwide. Its International Arbitration Practice has been acknowledged among the 30 best in the world by GAR 30, the leading and most highly regarded arbitration ranking prepared annually by Global Arbitration Review. It is the only Iberian law firm recognized in this ranking.