Partner

Carlos Cruz

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Carlos Cruz is a Partner and Founder of CCA, and always dedicated himself to economic law. He is an experienced lawyer in complex operations, involving a multiplicity of legal areas such as corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual and industrial property and competition. Over time, he has become well-known in the TMT area, representing media companies, publishers and companies in the area of new technologies and internet. Carlos Cruz is also recognized for his intervention in the field of arbitration, both nationally and internationally. He is an intuitive lawyer, who knows well the world and the life of companies. He seeks, rather than being a lawyer, to be a partner.

  • Graduated from the University of Lisbon in 1974
  • Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of Lisbon (Labour Law - 1979)
  • Member of the Cabinet of Minister without Portfolio (1975), Commerce (1976) and Sub-Secretary of Fomento Cooperativo 1976)
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Chairman of the Board of the General Assembly of the Lawyers' Litigation
  • Integrates the I List of Arbitrators of Centro Concórdia
English, French, German, Spanish and Italian

Chambers & Partners Global

  • Band 4, Dispute Resolution, 2020

Chambers & Partners Europe - Portugal

  • Band 4, Dispute Resolution, 2020

Legal 500 Portugal

  • Tier 5, Dispute Resolution, 2020

Leaders League

  • Recommended, Portugal - Civil & Commercial Litigation Ranking 2020: Best Law Firms, 2020

Media Law International

  • Tier 2, Media Law, 2019

Best Lawyers

  • Carlos Cruz, Media Law, 2020
  • Carlos Cruz, Technology Law, 2020
  • Carlos Cruz, Telecommunications Law, 2020

Beyond Law

He’s interested in art, a passion he inherited from his father, Fernando Cruz, also a lawyer. He is a fervent supporter of Sporting Clube de Portugal, having integrated its Management.