Filipe Vaz Pinto

Filipe Vaz Pinto

Partner, Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
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Filipe Vaz Pinto has been a partner of Morais Leitão since 2014. He co-heads the Morais Leitão litigation and arbitration department and focuses his practice on arbitration, particularly international arbitration.

He acts as counsel in domestic and international arbitrations in a variety of industry sectors, including aviation, banking, construction, defence, energy, food and beverage, infrastructures, insurance, media and advertising, mining, public–private partnerships, transfers of technology and trusts.

He is also regularly appointed as arbitrator.

Until recently, Filipe Vaz Pinto was a vice president of the Commercial Arbitration Centre of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and is now a board member of the Portuguese Arbitration Association and of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Arbitration Commission, as well as the Executive Commission of the Portuguese Committee of ICC.

He regularly participates as a lecturer in postgraduate courses on arbitration and as a speaker at seminars and conferences.

He is listed by Who's Who Legal: Arbitration as a 'Future Leader (Partner)'. In 2015, Filipe Vaz Pinto was honoured in the 'Forty under 40 awards', organised by Iberian Lawyer, which distinguishes 40 lawyers under the age of 40 in Portugal and Spain.

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