Joana Galvão Teles joined the firm in 2005. She is a managing associate and a member of the dispute resolution team, working in litigation and, essentially, in arbitration, including international arbitration and acting in a variety of industry sectors, including banking, construction, defence, energy, food and beverage, infrastructures, insurance, media and advertising, mining, public-private partnerships, transfers of technology, among others. She participates, as counsel and as co-counsel with other foreign teams, in several international and national, institutional and ad hoc arbitrations (ICC, the Arbitration Centre of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and several ad hoc international and national arbitrations) for international and national clients.
Joana is member of Morais Leitão’s Africa team, actively participating in international arbitrations and also in the negotiation and inclusion of arbitration clauses in Mozambique and in Angola, acting for international clients.
She regularly participates as lecturer in postgraduate courses on arbitration and as speaker in several seminars and conferences in the field of arbitration.