Miguel Cordeiro


Miguel Cordeiro

Edifício Duarte Pacheco

Av. Eng. Duarte Pacheco 7, 7º floor




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Main Practice Areas

Banking & Finance Law 
Securities Law
Insurance Law

Miguel Cordeiro joined CTSU – Sociedade de Advogados in September 2015. 

Previously, Miguel worked for over 8 years as an in house lawyer in the legal departments of the Portuguese branches of Deutsche Bank AG and Barclays Bank PLC.

He is a lawyer with experience in the Banking & Finance area of practice, providing legal assistance on a regular basis in a wide range of banking transactions legal matters and regulatory affairs, including the internal control and the compliance functions in credit institutions, insurance distributors and investment firms.

Since joining CTSU, he has been actively involved in the setting up and registering of banks, financial intermediaries, insurance mediators, and undertakings for collective investment with the competent supervisory authorities, in several projects concerning the follow up and implementation of new European legislation and regulation  (including IDD, MiFid II & MiFIR, PSD2, IV AML Directive, PRIIPS, CRD IV, and GDPR), in drafting internal policies and procedures, forms and standard documentation for credit institutions and financial companies, as well as in legal due diligences in the context of merges and acquisitions in the financial sector.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association in 2010.

Educational and professional background

  • Post-graduation Course in Securities Law, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law, Securities Institute (Instituto dos Valores Mobiliários) (2013)
  • Law Degree, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Faculty of Law (2006).

Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Miguel Cordeiro