José Miguel Oliveira

Of Counsel Oil & Gas, Corporate & Commercial, Investment & Shipping

José Miguel Oliveira

José Miguel Olivieira works with ASP Advogados since 2017.

José Miguel has been practicing law in Angola for over 10 years, mainly focusing on the Oil & Gas industry and having advised clients in the sector in connection with regulatory, contractual, corporate & business, Direct Foreign Investment, forex and shipping matters.

He also regularly advises leading national and international energy, infrastructure, wholesale, retail and shipping (and port) companies.

José Miguel boasts a deep knowledge of the Portuguese and Mozambican markets.

Law Degree – Coimbra University Law School.

Post-graduate Degree in Companies Law – Coimbra University Law School.

Post-graduate Degree in Labor Law – Coimbra University Law School.

LL.M in Commercial and Financial Law – Faculty of Law, King’s College London.

José Miguel Oliveira is Partner at Vieira de Almeida, ASP Advogados's partner law firm in Portugal.

Between 2009 and 2015, José Miguel worked for Miranda Correia Amendoeira.

In 2008, he was seconded to Eversheds International LLP.

Between 2002 and 2008, he worked for Barrocas Sarmento Neves.

José Miguel has authored several works and articles on shipping in Angola, Portugal and Mozambique in specialty publications, including:

  • "Shipping & International Trade Law”, published by Thomson Reuters
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Shipping”, published by Global Legal Group
  • Getting the Deal Trough”, published by Lexology.

Admitted to the Angolan Bar Association.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

Admitted to the Timor-Leste Bar Association (Conselho de Gestão e Disciplina da Advocacia de Timor-Leste).

Portuguese, English, French.

Client Centered. Local Knowledge. Global Reach.

VdA Legal Partners stands for all lawyers and independent law firms associated with Vieira de Almeida for the provision of integrated legal services in Africa and Timor-Leste.

We offer a unique blend of international technical expertise with a commercial mindset and in-depth knowledge of local markets. Each instruction received by VdA Legal Partners is diligently handled by multidisciplinary teams comprised of subject-matters specialists and local practitioners.

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