Frederico Bettencourt Ferreira is a partner of Cuatrecasas and part of the litigation and arbitration practice.
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 was also one of the coordinators of CEA-40, the under-40 group of the Spanish Arbitration Club.
He is recognised as “excellent”, in arbitration and civil and commercial litigation, by the Leaders League and recommended by several directories, including Chambers Global in dispute resolution and Best Lawyers in arbitration and mediation, international arbitration and litigation.