Alexandre Mota Pinto


Uría Menéndez
Edifício Rodrigo Uría
Rua Duque de Palmela
23 1250-097, Lisbon

Tel: +351 21 351 53 68
Fax: +351 21 030 86 01


Alexandre Mota Pinto became a partner at Uría Menéndez-Proença de Carvalho in 2010 when the firms merged. Alexandre first joined Proença de Carvalho in 1996 and he has practised in various areas, including civil and commercial litigation. He provides advice to companies on corporate and commercial law, corporate finance and white collar crime. He became a partner at Proença de Carvalho-Sociedade de Advogados in 2009.

Since 1999 he has been head of the legal department of the Renova Group, which has subsidiaries in Portugal, Spain, France and Benelux.

We have an outstanding team of lawyers specialised in white collar criminal defence. They include former judges and university lecturers, and all have a wide range of experience in defending companies and their directors before the criminal courts in Spain and Portugal.

We have represented a large number of directors and representatives of IBEX 35 and PSI 20 companies and multinationals listed on the Dow Jones, NASDAQ 100, DAX 30, CAC 40 or FTSE 100 indexes, before the courts, and have advised them on compliance and corporate fraud cases.

Uría Menéndez is one of the most prestigious independent law firms in the Iberian market. Founded in the 1940s, we have over 500 lawyers in 16 offices located in the most important financial centres in Europe, the Americas and Asia.

Our international structure allows us to provide Spanish, Portuguese and EU legal advice to clients on their investments in the Iberian Peninsula and abroad. We work in close collaboration with renowned firms in Latin American and our network of “best friends” from France (Bredin Prat), Germany (Hengeler Mueller), Italy (BonelliErede), the Netherlands (De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek) and the United Kingdom (Slaughter and May). Uría Menéndez is also a member of international associations such as Lex Mundi and the IBA (International Bar Association).

“Alexandre Mota Pinto focuses on white-collar crime and insolvency matters.”
Chambers & Partners, 2015