Miguel Pereira da Silva
Principal Associate, Cuatrecasas
Miguel Pereira da Silva joined Cuatrecasas in 2010 and is a principal associate since 2018. He is part of the litigation and arbitration practice.
He specialises in judicial and extra-judicial conflict resolution and has been involved in civil and commercial litigation (specifically, national and international arbitration and mediation) regarding financial contracts, sale and purchase agreements and agreements for the supply of goods and services, commercial distribution and representation, works and consumer contracts and competition.
In 2016, Miguel worked with the international arbitration team in the Madrid office, where he was involved in international arbitration proceedings relating to investment protection in the renewable energy industry, international contracts and M&A.
He is also part of the Cuatrecasas team that, together with RBB Economics, prepared a report for the European Commission on national court guidelines to assess pass-on (under the EU Damages Directive, Directive 2014/104/EU).
He holds a law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa of Porto and a postgraduate diploma in arbitration from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He is a member of the Portuguese Arbitration Association and, as of 2020, co-chair of the Under40 committee of that same association. He is also a member of the Spanish Arbitration Club.