Raquel Galvão Silva

Managing Associate, Lisbon

Lawyer, Member of the Portuguese Bar Association

Overview

Professional experience

Education

Published works

Overview

Raquel Galvão Silva is a managing associate in Linklaters’ Lisbon office Dispute Resolution department. Her practice has focused in litigation and domestic and international arbitration particularly related with commercial and corporate disputes, healthcare, public law and intellectual property disputes.

Raquel is member of the Portuguese Arbitration Association (APA) and co-Chair of the Under40 committee. She is also member of the ICC Commission on Intellectual Property and of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, often attending conferences and seminars in Portugal and abroad, as a participant or guest speaker.

She lectures on international arbitration and is a visiting professor at the Faculty of Law of NOVA University of Lisbon. She also writes regularly and is ranked as an Arbitration Future Leader by Who’s Who Legal and has been consistently recognised as one of the leading patent lawyers in Portugal by the IAM Patent 1000.

Raquel speaks 3 languages: Portuguese, English and German

 
Other Activities:
  • Co-chair of APA - Portuguese Arbitration Association under40.
  • Member of APA Portuguese Arbitration Association (Associação Portuguesa de Arbitragem)
  • Member of ICC Intellectual Property Committee 

 

Professional experience

  • 2017 to date: Managing Associate, Linklaters
  • 2010 to 2017: Associate, Linklaters Lisbon
  • 2008 - 2010: Junior Associate, Linklaters Lisbon
  • 2007: Summer Trainee, Linklaters Lisbon and London

 

Courses and Seminars:
  • 2013: International Commercial Arbitration, Advanced ICC Institute PIDA Training FIDIC International Construction Contracts and the Resolution of Disputes held by ICC
  • 2012: Course: “Patents in Life Sciences: an Update”, held by Spanish Industrial Property Office
  • 2011: Course: “Trademarks”, held by the United States Patent and Trademark Office e World Intellectual Property Organization
  • 2010: Course: “Intellectual Property: new challenges”, held by the University of Coimbra
  • 2010: Course: “Biotechnology and Patent Law”, held by the Spanish Industrial Property Office
  • 2009: Seminar: “Industrial Property and Competition Law”, held by ISEG – Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão 
  • 2009: Advanced Course on Patent Law, held by the Portuguese Industrial Property Office

Education

  • 2015: LL.M in International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London
  • 2008: Master’s Degree in Company Law, Faculty of Law, NOVA University of Lisbon
  • 2007 - 2008: Post graduate course in Intellectual Property, Faculty of Law, NOVA University of Lisbon
  • 2003 - 2007: Law degree, Faculty of Law, NOVA University of Lisbon

Published works

  • “The Intellectual Property and Antitrust Review – Portugal”, The Law Reviews, 2018, with Carlos Pinto Correia, João Pateira Ferreira and Gonçalo Hogan
  • “Legal Privilege & Professional Secrecy – Portugal”, Law Business Research, 2018, with Manuel de Abreu Castelo Branco
  • “Investment Treaty Arbitration – Mozambique”, Global Arbitration Review, 2016, with Raul Relvas Moreira
  • “The Southern African Development Community and its protocol in finance and investment”, TDM 4 - Transnational Dispute Management, 2016, with Nuno Lousa
  • “International Arbitration in Brazil”, International Commercial Arbitration Handbook, Stephan Balthasar, C.H. Beck-Hart-Nomos, 2016, with Nuno Lousa
  • The Intellectual Property and Antitrust Review, Chapter 10: Portugal, Oct. 2016
  • Arbitrating Intellectual Property Disputes in Portugal: A Case Study, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, Nov. 2015
  • Amendments to the Brazilian Arbitration Law – an outsider’s view; Kluwer Arbitration Blog, Feb. 2014