Carolina Campanella

Associate, Lisbon

“I enjoy doing in-depth legal research, studying all aspects of a matter to prepare a strategic plan of action or write submissions for the complex issues our clients seek us out for, applying the law to their practical reality.”

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Overview

Carolina is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution department of the Lisbon office. Her recent practice focuses on litigation and arbitration, in particular civil, commercial, and intellectual property disputes.

She advises domestic and international clients on national and cross-border dispute resolution issues, such as civil lability disputes, professional accountancy liability disputes, banking regulation and money laundering issues, and other compliance matters.

She furthermore gained experience in corporate due diligence, contract negotiations, project finance, tax litigation and EU tax planning.
Carolina advised clients that operate in a wide range of sectors, such as financial markets, consultancy services, pharmaceutical industries, the energy sector and the health sector, involving the jurisdictions of Portugal, Mozambique and Macau.

Professional experience

Carolina started her legal career in 2016 with Linklaters as Junior Associate at the Lisbon office.  She was promoted to Associate in 2018 and currently works in the Dispute Resolution department of the Lisbon office.

Carolina is very interested in the innovation that legal technologies bring to law firms, to help deliver innovative solutions to clients´ problems, and was a member of the Blockchain White Paper project of the Portuguese Blockchain Alliance to study blockchain, and the legal and the legislative challenges it represents.

Education and qualifications

Carolina holds a Law Degree of the Lisbon University Law School (2015). She then attended the Master of Law & Business of the Católica Lisbon School of Business and Católica Lisbon School of Law. Furthermore, Carolina completed the Postgraduate course on Corporate Governance at the Lisbon University Law School (2015), followed by the Postgraduate course on Corporate Finance at the same Law School (2016). 

During her law degree studies she further invested in specialisation courses on Intellectual and  Industrial Property Law, Tax Law (Intensive Course on European Tax Law: Indirect Taxes – Base and Advanced Course), Comparative Law (Intensive course in Introduction to North American law, Intensive course in North American criminal law and Criminal Procedure, and an Intensive course in Constitutional Justice), and furthermore in Management (Management programme, AESE Management and Business School, Lisbon, Portugal).

Currently Carolina is learning to code, participating in the Linklaters Coding Club.

She is a Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 2018. 

She speaks Portuguese and English.