Head of TMT Department

Martim Bouza Serrano


Martim Bouza Serrano is a Partner and Head of the CCA’s TMT Department where he has been working since 2008. In recent years he has provided advice to clients on matters related to privacy and data protection, with a special focus on the New General Data Protection Regulation. He also dedicates much of his professional activity to the civil and criminal litigation area, and has great experience in the area of media and new media, namely regarding the defence of the exercise of Freedom of Expression and Information rights. In 2021, he joined the IADE University to teach the discipline of Law and Ethics in Marketing and Advertising.

  • Post-graduation in Communication Law from the Faculty of Law of Lisbon (2013)
  • Post-graduation in Information Society, Copyright and Electronic Commerce from the Faculty of Law of Lisbon and the Portuguese Association of Intellectual Law - (2008)
  • Post-graduation Course in Industrial Law from the Law Faculty of Lisbon and the Portuguese Association of Intellectual Law - (2007)
  • Post-graduation course in Forensic Practice and Legal Counselling, Universidade Católica de Lisboa - (2002)
  • Law Degree from the Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa (2000)
  • Professor at IADE University where he teaches Law and Ethics in Marketing and Advertising (2021)
  • Associate at NLS - Nogueira, Lima, Sardinha & Associados, Law Firm (From 2002 to 2004)
  • Provision of legal services to the Department for the Conservation of Buildings and Miscellaneous Works of the Lisbon City Council, under the protocol, signed between C.M.L. and the Lisbon District Council of the Portuguese Bar Association (2003)
  • Associate at Ferreira, Lima & Associados, Law Firm (January 2005 to June 2008)
  • “A discrepância no tratamento jurídico do ‘meio’ na agravação prevista pelo artigo 183º do Código Penal para o crime de difamação” – Média, Direito e Democracia, Almedina, 2014.
English and Spanish

Chambers & Partners Europe - Portugal

  • Martim Bouza Serrano, Up and Coming, TMT, 2020
  • Recognised Practicioner, Intellectual Property, 2020
  • Band 2, TMT, 2020

Leaders League

IP Stars

Best Lawyers

  • Martim Bouza Serrano, Media Law, 2020

Forty under 40 Awards

Legal 500

Media Law International

  • Tier 2, Media Law, 2019

World Trademark Review