Miguel Marques de Carvalho

Miguel Marques de Carvalho has focused his legal practice on competition and European Union law.

Miguel Marques de Carvalho has focused his legal practice on competition and European Union law.

He has been assisting companies in a vast array of industries, including financial services, telecoms and media, transport and consumer goods.

Miguel has participated as an attorney in several of the most relevant antitrust and merger control proceedings that took place in Portugal in the last 15 years. He has extensive experience in competition litigation, including in private enforcement and arbitration cases. His experience also encompasses state aid cases conducted by the European Commission and cases before the European Court of Human Rights.

Moreover, Miguel frequently works in matters closely intertwined with competition law, regarding inter alia sector regulation and commercial distribution.

Miguel is the author of several publications on matters of competition law and European Union law.

He is a lawyer recommended by Chambers, one of the leading directories for the legal industry.

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 2009.

Member of the Portuguese Association for European Law.

Member of the General Meeting Board of the Portuguese Association for European Law (2009-2015).

Lawyer in PLMJ’s EU and Competition Law Team (2006 - 2020)

Managing Associate at PLMJ (2018 - 2020)

Senior Associate at PLMJ (2014 - 2017)

LL.M (Master of Laws) in Competition Law, King’s College London (2010)

Degree in Law, University of Coimbra Law School (2005)

Portuguese (mother tongue), English (fluent), Spanish (good), French (good).

Miguel Marques de Carvalho, Virgílio Pereira, “Hitting the mark or setting the bar too high? The “merger gap” and prospective analysis in the aftermath of CK Hutchison/Telefónica”, CoRe Blog, Lexxion, 2020.

Ricardo Oliveira, Miguel Marques de Carvalho, Chapter on Portugal in «European Competition Laws», Ed. Frank Fine, LexisNexis, 2015 to 2019.

José Luís da Cruz Vilaça, Miguel Marques de Carvalho, comments on Articles 5 and 6 of the Portuguese Competition Act in «Lei da Concorrência – Comentário Conimbricense», Ed. Manuel Porto, José Luís da Cruz Vilaça, Carolina Cunha, Miguel Gorjão-Henriques e Gonçalo Anastácio, Almedina, first edition (2012) and second edition, updated (2017).

Miguel Marques de Carvalho, “O Risco de Colusão em Contratação Pública: A intervenção da Autoridade da Concorrência e a revisão do Código dos Contratos Públicos”, in «Comentários à Revisão do Código dos Contratos Públicos», Ed. Carla Amado Gomes, Ricardo Pedro, Tiago Serrão, Marco Caldeira, AAFDL Editora, 2017 (first edition).

Miguel Marques de Carvalho, Tiago Serrão, “O regime do contencioso da atividade de controlo de concentrações: análise crítica”, Cadernos de Justiça Administrativa, N.º 120 (Nov. - Dec. 2016).

Miguel Marques de Carvalho, “Comentário ao Acórdão Mitsubishi, do Supremo Tribunal dos Estados Unidos da América” in «100 Anos de Arbitragem – Os casos essenciais comentados», PLMJ collection, Coimbra Editora, 2015.

Miguel Marques de Carvalho, “Comentário ao Acórdão Bergaderm, do Tribunal de Justiça da União Europeia” in «Responsabilidade Civil Extracontratual das Entidades Públicas - Anotações de Jurisprudência», Ed. Carla Amado Gomes e Tiago Serrão, Instituto de Ciências Jurídico-Políticas da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, 2013.

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