Managing Associate

Public Law

Miguel Neiva de Oliveira


Miguel is the Managing Associate of CCA's Public Law Practice Area, having started his collaboration with the firm in February 2020 and practicing in Lisbon and Porto. He has developed his activity with particular focus on administrative litigation and public procurement, as well as in various matters of urban and land planning law, and also in the areas of infrastructure (road, port, and railway sectors), environment, and regulated economic activities, such as the energy, health and water and sanitation sectors. Has extensive experience in administrative litigation cases, such as the impugnation of administrative acts, litigation arising from the implementation of EU funds, extra-contractual liability, and pre-contractual litigation of public procurement, as well as in the context of public contracts enforcement.

  • Attendance to a specialization course in public procurement - “Evaluation of Proposals in Tender Procedures” - at the Faculty of Law of Coimbra's University (2010)
  • Attendance to the post-graduate course in “Public Procurement”, at the Faculty of Law of Coimbra's University (2008)
  • Attendance to the post-graduate course on “The New Administrative Justice”, at the Faculty of Law of Coimbra's University (2007)
  • Post-graduate course in “New Administrative Litigation” at Universidade Católica Portuguesa (2004)
  • Law Degree at Universidade Portucalense Infante D. Henrique (2001)
  • Senior associate at PLMJ, in the Public Law area (2012 - 2019)
  • Associate at Telles de Abreu, in the Public Law area (2005 - 2012)
  • Practice of advocacy in isolated practice (2003 - 2005)
  • Trainee Lawyer with Mr. Zacarias de Carvalho (2001 - 2003)
  • “Exclusão de concorrentes com fundamento em deficiências na execução de contratos passados”, Estudos em homenagem ao Dr. Mário Esteves de Oliveira, coord. Pedro Gonçalves e Lino Torgal, Almedina, Coimbra, 2017
  • “Subcontratação e pagamento directo aos subcontratados” (co-autor), Comentários à Revisão do CCP, coord., Carla Amado Gomes, Ricardo Pedro, Marco Caldeira e Tiago Serrão, AAFDUL, 2017
  • “Techniques and instruments for aggregated procurement in the Directives on Public Procurement – In particular, the Framework Agreements and the Dynamic Purchasing Systems”, EPPPL – European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Ed. Lexxion, 2017
  • Comentário ao Regime Jurídico dos Contratos Públicos da Região Autónoma dos Açores (co-autor), coord: Paulo Linhares Dias e Pedro Melo, Almedina, Coimbra, 2016
  • “The exclusion from participation in a procurement procedure of an economic operator based on significant or persistent deficiencies in the performance of a prior public contract”, EPPPL – European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Vol. 11, number 4, Ed. Lexxion, 2016
  • “New Directives on Public Procurement” (Country Report), EPPPL – European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, 3 / 2014, Ed. Lexxion, 2014
  • Concursos e outros Procedimentos de Contratação Pública (colab.), Mário Esteves de Oliveira e Rodrigo Esteves de Oliveira, Almedina, Coimbra, 2011
  • Código de Processo nos Tribunais Administrativos, Volume I e Estatuto dos Tribunais Administrativos e Fiscais Anotados (colab.), Almedina, Coimbra, 2006
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Chambers & Partners Global

  • Band 4, Dispute Resolution, 2020

Chambers & Partners Europe - Portugal

  • Band 4, Dispute Resolution, 2020

Leaders League

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

Best Lawyers

  • Miguel Neiva de Oliveira, Administrative Law, 2020
  • Miguel Neiva de Oliveira, Public Law, 2020

Legal 500

Media Law International

  • Tier 2, Media Law, 2019

Beyond Law

Federated tennis player for about 30 years. Curious gastronome.