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. Miguel has a solid professional experience of around 18 years and, during this time, he has provided legal advice to clients with different profiles and needs, ranging from small, medium or large companies to public entities such as public institutes and municipalities.

In the area of public law, he has advised clients in various specialised fields, such as public procurement, public-private partnerships, concessions, public works contracts, town and country planning, regulatory issues, administrative offence proceedings, the environment, energy, administrative litigation and general administrative procedures.


  • 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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