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Miranda hires Francisco Colaço as litigation and arbitration partner
Francisco Colaço has joined Miranda & Associados as a partner in the firm’s litigation and arbitration practice, which he will head with partner Sofia Martins. Colaço comes from Albuquerque & Associados, where he had worked as a partner for 26 years. His practice focuses on litigation and arbitration in a variety of sectors, including insurance, banking, energy, IT, automotive, pharmaceuticals, and textiles. He is currently ranked as a Recommended lawyer in Leaders League’s civil and commercial litigation category and Highly recommended in restructuring & insolvency. Miranda’s civil and commercial litigation practice is currently ranked as Recommended by Leaders League, while its international arbitration practice is ranked as Excellent.
According to Diogo Xavier da Cunha, Managing Partner at Miranda: “The integration of a lawyer with Francisco's qualities, professional recognition and experience, fits perfectly in the movement of strengthening the body of partners that we intend for Miranda, translating in addition to an excellent complement in terms of know-how and experience, strengthening our Litigation and Arbitration team both domestically and internationally.”
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