Pedro de Gouveia e Melo

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Pedro de Gouveia e Melo is a senior lawyer with the EU and competition law practice group of Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (MLGTS). Pedro has a broad practice of EU and competition law, both at the national and European levels, in a wide range of industries, in particular energy, financial services and food and beverages. His experience includes both merger cases and antitrust and state aid investigations before the Portuguese Competition Authority and the European Commission. He has represented both the Portuguese government and private parties before the EU Courts, as well as private parties before the Portuguese courts. Further to the entry into force in 2013 of the first Competition Act in Mozambique, which closely follows Portuguese law, Pedro is an active member of MLGTS Africa Team. Pedro joined the firm in 2002. In 2007 he was seconded to Latham & Watkins LLP in Washington, DC. He received an LLM from the College of Europe in Bruges in 2002 and a law degree from the Catholic University Law School (Lisbon) in 2001. He has written several articles on European and Portuguese competition law and been invited to speak on EU law and on EC competition law at the Catholic University. He is admitted to the Portuguese Bar.

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