Rita Ferreira dos Santos is the new partner at CTSU
Rita Ferreira dos Santos is new partner leading the Energy and Infrastructure Projects, Public Procurement and Project Finance team at CTSU law firm, the Deloitte Legal practice in Portugal.
Rita has over 20 years' experience of law practice, providing legal and regulatory advice on the full range of strategic development and financing of projects and deals, particularly in the infrastructure, energy, transport and health sectors.
She has solid expertise in commercial contracts, concessions and public procurement, project financing, public-private partnerships, M&A of concession or regulated assets and regulatory know-how. She regularly provides legal advice to sponsors, lenders and awarding authorities in a wide variety of large projects, successfully and effectively serving domestic and international clients, both in Portugal and in cross-border projects, with an emphasis on Lusophone African countries, such as Angola and Mozambique..
Prior to joining CTSU, she was a senior member of the Banking and Projects team at Linklaters LLP in Portugal and London, where she was seconded in 2006.
Rita Ferreira dos Santos holds a law degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon and two postgraduate degrees: in Health Law, from the Catholic University of Portugal, and in Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance, from the Faculty of Law of Lisbon, as well as other specialized training in your area of practice.
She is regularly commended in international directories such as Chambers and Partners and Legal 500, among others.
She also chairs a non-profit public interest association in the area of education, sports and social support for children and the elderly.