Frederico Bettencourt Ferreira is a senior associate at Cuatrecasas’ Lisbon office. He acts as counsel in domestic and international disputes, both in judicial and arbitration proceedings. In 2013-2014 Frederico was a consulting attorney of a US law firm and represented the government of Timor-Leste in multiple disputes with international oil companies. Frederico holds an LLM in international business law from King’s College London and a postgraduate in arbitration from Nova University of Lisbon. He published several articles about national and international arbitration and regularly speaks in arbitration conferences. He is one of the coordinators of CEA-40, the under-40 group of the Spanish Arbitration Club.