Miguel Koch Rua


Miguel Koch Rua

Main Pratice Areas

Corporate and Commercial Law


Commercial Contracts

Corporate litigation


Miguel has over 20 year’s experience in corporate law and M&A, corporate governance, international contracts and transportation law.

He has been involved in several high profile M&A transactions, in several sectors, representing national and international clients including companies listed in Fortune 500, FTSE 100 and Euronext 100.

Miguel has advised a number of direct foreign investments in Portugal, in sectors such as automotive, food distribution, IT, real estate and tourism. He is also experienced in corporate restructuring projects.

Since 2013 that he is a guest lecturer at Porto Business School, in the post-graduation course in Project Management.

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 1998.



  • Master in Law from Law School of Universidade Católica Portuguesa de Lisboa, 2008
  • Postgraduate Degree in European Employment Law from Law School of  Universidade Católica Portuguesa do Porto, 2001
  • Degree in Law from Law School of Universidade Católica Portuguesa do Porto, 1996



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Miguel Koch Rua