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Miguel de Avillez Pereira

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Miguel de Avillez Pereira is a founding partner of AvillezCastro, a law firm with emphasis on high-end transactions and complex multijurisdictional litigation, fraud and asset recovery. Before founding AvillezCastro, Miguel spent over 35 years as partner with top tier international and Portuguese law firms. He specializes in corporate, commercial, insolvency, fraud and asset recovery. Miguel assists on a regular basis financial institutions and multinational companies on several complex and high-value cases. In recent years, Miguel has advised on a number of high-profile cases in connection with fraud and asset recovery involving domestic and international companies with assets in Portugal and elsewhere. He is currently assisting several groups of creditors in connection with the collapse of the Espirito Santo Group and Banco Espirito Santo. Miguel holds an LL.M. from the University of Edinburgh (1992) and a Law Degree from the University of Lisbon (1989). He is co-author of a number of articles and books and a regular speaker at conferences.


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