Porfírio Moreira

Short Bio

Porfírio is a Partner and his practice focus on Litigation and Arbitration, EU Law and Competition, and Employment. Porfírio acts on behalf of public and private entities in complex disputes, often transnational, including on competition, civil, commercial, financial and employment law.

Porfírio has intervened as counsel in merger control procedures, and competition related investigations, both at a national and EU level.

He is a frequent speaker at conferences on his fields of practice and author of articles on European Union law.


Professional Background

  • Partner of FERREIRA PINTO CARDIGOS, since 2023
  • Partner of Cardigos e Associados, 2014-2022
  • Visiting Lecturer at Universidade Católica de Angola (law school), 2016-2018
  • Visiting Lecturer at Universidade Agostinho Neto (postgraduate studies), 2016-2018
  • Secondee at the French law firm "Cabinet Bredin Prat" in Paris, 2009
  • Associate Lawyer at Cardigos e Associados, 2008-2014
  • Junior Associate and Associate Lawyer at ABBC e Associados, 2004-2008


  • College of Europe, LL.M in EU Law, 2012.
  • Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Postgraduate Studies in EU Law, 2007.
  • Nova University of Lisbon School of Law, Postgraduate Studies in Employment, 2006.
  • University of Lisbon School of Law, Law Degree, 2004.


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