Joao Bento

João Bento

Associate, Lisbon

Overview

Lawyer, Member of the Portuguese Bar Association

Experience

João Bento is an Associate in the Lisbon Corporate Finance department. His recent practice has focused on capital markets, securitisation, distressed assets, issue and placement of debt and other securities, corporate restructuring, liability management, compliance and regulatory matters.

Professional Experience
  • 2015 to date Associate, Linklaters Lisbon
  • 2013 - 2015 Advisor to the Secretary of State for Tourism, Ministry of Economy
  • 2008 - 2013 Lawyer, Vieira de Almeida & Associados
  • 2010 - 2011 Secondee, BANIF Investimento
  • 2009 - 2010 Secondee, CITIBANK
  • 2007 - Summer Trainee, Vieira de Almeida & Associados
Education
  • 2012 LLM Seminar “Transnational Bankruptcy Law”, Católica Global School of Law
  • 2011 LLM Seminar “Securitisation and Structured Finance”, Católica Global School of Law
  • 2010 Post-Graduate "Securities Law", University of Lisbon
  • 2007 Erasmus, Universitat Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona (Spain)
  • 2004 - 2008 Law Degree Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Languages

Portuguese, English, Spanish