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Law for Strategists

We team up with our clients in opportunity and adversity as they forge new paths, venture into new markets and redefine strategy.

  • What We Do

  • Gama Glória integrates expertise in law, strategy, regulation and public policy to provide intelligent strategic advice to businesses and governments. Our team of attorneys trained in law, business and public policy has experience across many sectors, including financial institutions, transportation and infrastructure, energy and life sciences.

    We work with decision-makers in critical negotiations, high-level disputes and strategic policy making. We help anticipate and manage regulatory change, advise corporations on intricate government issues, and inform public-policy with data-driven insight.

    No organization is or becomes excellent without making excellence its top priority. That is why we have a single minded focus on our clients and their interests and look to deliver the best solution in each matter with which we are trusted.

  • CONTACTS

    +351 211 390 139

    R. Carlos Alberto da Mota Pinto, 9, 7ºA 1070-374 Lisbon

    Portugal

    Gama Glória is the brand of Júdice Glória, Taborda da Gama, Sociedade de Advogados, Responsabilidade Limitada, a limited liability law firm registered with the Portuguese bar association.

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André Júdice Glória

André is a corporate finance attorney with over thirteen years of experience, working in Lisbon, London and Madrid.

He advises on finance and M&A transactions involving assets in heavily regulated sectors, notably banks, insurance companies, other financial institutions, energy companies and transport infrastructure projects. Prior to launching Gama Gloria, André served as a managing associate at Linklaters.

André also advises corporations in operational and strategic challenges in the media and transportation sectors. André holds an JD (University of Lisbon, '00), an LLM in Banking and Financial Law (Boston University '02) and an MBA (MIT Sloan '13).

andre.gloria@gamagloria.com

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João Taborda da Gama

João Taborda da Gama has over fifteen years of experience advising corporations and government in tax and public sector disputes, as a lawyer or arbitrator. João combines his private practice with an academic activity and civic participation, having served as Secretary of State for Local Government in 2015 and as a political advisor to the President from 2011 to 2013.

João is a member of the Business Ethics Committee of the Portuguese Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry (APIFARMA), and a Senior Advisor of the Albright Stonebridge Group.

João serves as Director of the Taxation postgraduate program at the Catholic University and a member of the Practice Council of the New York University International Tax Program.

João holds a JD (University of Lisbon '00) and a Masters in Public Law (University of Lisbon '04) and is the author of books and articles published in Portugal and abroad.

joao.gama@gamagloria.com

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Adolfo Mesquita Nunes

Adolfo Mesquita Nunes is a public law attorney with over thirteen years of experience, practicing in the areas of public policies and procurement, regulation, litigation and arbitration, public-private partnerships and public contracts, advising private and public sector clients across industry sectors.

Adolfo served as the Secretary of State for Tourism between 2013 and 2015.

Prior to this, Adolfo was a Senior Lawyer at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva e Associados, between 2005 and 2013.

Past experiences in the public service include being an elected Member of the Parliament, Chief of Staff of the Minister of Environment and Urban Planning, and advisor to the Secretary of State of Social Affairs.

Adolfo holds a JD (Catholic University of Lisbon '00) and a Masters in Public Law (University of Lisbon '08).

adolfo.nunes@gamagloria.com

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André Menezes Falcão

André Menezes Falcão is a corporate lawyer advising clients operating in highly regulated sectors, including pharmaceutical companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, and investment funds, on corporate law, banking & finance, employment & incentives, and life sciences.

André has recently advised private clients in finance and M&A transactions, and also a public authority following the application of a resolution measure to a credit institution. Prior to joining Gama Gloria, André worked as a trainee lawyer at Vieira de Almeida e Associados.

André holds a JD (Catholic University '10) and a Masters in Law and Management (Catholic University '13).

andre.falcao@gamagloria.com

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António Frada de Sousa

António Carneiro da Frada de Sousa is Counsel at Gama Glória and Professor at the Porto Law School of the Catholic University and at the Católica Global School of Law, in Lisbon, where he teaches in the areas of European Union Law, Private Transnational Law and International Transactions.

From 2003 to 2007 he was référendaire of Advocate-general M. Poiares Maduro at the European Court of Justice and, from 2013 to 2015, served as legal advisor to the Minister in the Cabinet of the Prime Minister and for Regional Development.

António is author of books and articles published in Portugal and abroad, and has studied Law at the Portuguese Catholic University (JD. and Ph.D.), at the University of Coimbra (Masters) and at the University of Chicago (LL.M.).

antonio.frada@gamagloria.com

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Joana Albernaz Delgado

Joana Albernaz Delgado is a public law lawyer with over 11 years of extensive experience in Administrative Law, especially Land Use and Urban Planning Law. Joana advises on public law issues involving real estate, infrastructure and water resources projects, both representing private clients and government institutions.

Prior to Gama Glória, Joana was a Senior Associate at Vieira de Almeida, where she practiced between 2007 and 2013, and an Associate at Sérvulo Correia, between 2005 and 2007.

Joana holds a JD (University of Lisbon '04) and a postgraduate course in Land Planning, Urban Planning and Environmental Law (Coimbra University '06).

Joana is currently attending the Administrative Law Master's Program from Católica University Lisbon School of Law, with a special focus on Marine Spatial Planning Law and Regulation.

joana.delgado@gamagloria.com

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Tomás Belchior

Tomás Belchior is an economist with 15 years of experience in both the private and public sectors. His main areas of expertise are business and strategic development with a multidisciplinary reach.

Prior to joining Gama Glória he was Chief of Staff to the Secretary of State for Tourism and economic advisor to the Secretary of State for European Affairs. He started his career as a real estate consultant at Cushman & Wakefield, providing strategic advice to institutional investors, and managed a real estate development firm.

He holds a BS in Economics from Lisbon's Technical University, a post-graduate degree in real estate investment from ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon, and advanced certificates in political studies from the Catholic University of Portugal and strategic leadership for the hospitality sector from Cornell University.

tomas.belchior@gamagloria.com

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Leonardo Marques dos Santos

Leonardo Marques dos Santos is a tax attorney with over twelve years of experience advising corporations and individuals, both on domestic and on international tax matters, as well as a tax arbitrator and a guest lecturer at the Portuguese Catholic University Law School.

Prior to Gama Glória, Leonardo was a senior associate at PLMJ, and an associate at Abreu Advogados where he represented both private and public entities in a full range of taxation and tax policy issues.

Leonardo also served as a legal advisor to the Minister of the Presidency and of Parliamentary Affairs, and to the Secretary of State of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, between 2013 and 2014.

Leonardo holds a JD (Portuguese Catholic University '04), a postgraduate course in Tax Law (Higher Institute of Management' 06), an LLM (Adv.) in International Taxation (International Tax Center, University of Leiden, The Netherlands' 09).

leonardo.santos@gamagloria.com

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Teresa Bastos Lopes

Teresa Bastos Lopes is a trainee lawyer at Gama Glória, where she supports the tax and administrative practices.

Teresa holds a JD (Portuguese Catholic University '15) and is a Masters in Tax Law candidate (Portuguese Catholic University '17).

teresa.lopes@gamagloria.com

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