Filipe Vaz Pinto became a partner of Morais Leitão in 2014. He coordinates one of the dispute resolution teams, working essentially in arbitration, particularly international arbitration.
He acts as counsel in domestic and international arbitrations in a variety of industry sectors, including aviation, banking, construction, defense, energy, food and beverage, infrastructures, insurance, media and advertising, mining, public-private partnerships, transfers of technology and trusts.
He also acts as Arbitrator and has acted as Arbitral Secretary in domestic and international arbitrations.
Filipe Vaz Pinto is Vice President of the Commercial Arbitration Center of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Centro de Arbitragem Comercial da Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Portuguesa), member of the ICC Arbitration Commission, as well as of the Executive Commission of the Portuguese Committee of ICC. He is also Vice-President of the General Assembly of the Portuguese Arbitration Association.
He regularly participates as lecturer in Postgraduate courses on arbitration and participates as speaker in seminars and conferences.
In 2015, Filipe was awarded with the “40 under Forty Award” organized by Iberian Lawyer which distinguishes 40 lawyers under the age of 40 in Portugal and Spain.