Carla  Cruz

Carla Cruz

Associate Lisbon, Portugal

Carla is an associate in our Lisbon office who specialises in civil, corporate and commercial work. She qualified in Portugal in 2001. Carla graduated from the University of Lisbon with a law degree in 1997.

She predominantly handles matters involving insolvency, real estate, construction, criminal and regulation. 

Between 1994-1999 she was responsible for the culture department at Ateneu Comercial de Lisboa. In 2014, she completed a master’s degree in law at the New University of Lisbon.

Carla has strong expertise in legal audits for M&A, corporate reorganization and real estate and in the formalization of those operations. She is also renowned for her knowledge in civil procedural law


  • Qualified in Portugal in 2001

Work highlights

  • Carla makes part of the group of lawyers responsible for two major cases in court, representing contractors of two important motorways in Portugal.
  • Carla has supported important insolvency cases, advising insolvency administrators.