José de Athayde de Tavares

José de Athayde de Tavares (1956, Coimbra)


Areas of Professional Practice:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Employment and Social Security
  • Arbitration


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  • Law degree from the Faculty of Law of Universidade de Lisboa (1978)


Professional Experience:

  • Portuguese Bar Association since 1980
  • Founding partner of ATPR


Teaching experience:

  • 1978-1980: Assistant Professor of International Public Law and Law of Succession at the Faculty of Law of Universidade de Lisboa
  • 1991-1993: Assistente de Direito do Trabalho e da Segurança Social e Direito da Economia no Curso de Licenciatura de Gestão de Empresas no Instituto Superior de Gestão
  • Scholarship of the Council of Europe, 1982
  • Member of the Board of Alliuris
  • Arbitrator of the Center of Arbitration from the Lisbon Owners’ Association


Portuguese Bar Association:

  • Delegate to the Congresses in Oporto (1992), Funchal (1995), Lisbon (2000), Vilamoura (2005), Figueira da Foz (2011)
  • Voting Member of the District Council of Lisbon (1996-1998)
  • Vice President of the Council the Deontology of Lisbon (2002-2004)

Other Activities:

  • Member of the Ethics Committee of the Gulbenkian Institute for Science (since January 2010)
Languages: English, French and Spanish