Ricardo Bordalo Junqueiro has been of counsel in Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira’s competition and EU law department since August 2013.

From 2002 until 2013, he was a lawyer at Vieira de Almeida & Associados, in the competition and EU law department, and from 2005 until 2006, he was in charge of the firm’s Brussels office.

He has wide experience of counselling clients in all areas of competition law, and in particular on behavioural aspects (antitrust), merger control and state aid.

He represents clients in various proceedings before national and European institutions in connection with the abuse of dominant positions, agreements restricting competition, merger control and state aid.

He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and seminars on subjects of European and competition law, and on electronic communication sector regulations.

He holds a law degree from the School of Law of the Catholic University (1999) and a master’s (LLM) in community law from the School of Law of the University of Essex (2001), completed an advanced programme on regulation and competition economics at the School of Business and Economics of the Portuguese Catholic University (2004) and also holds a postgraduate degree in community competition law from King’s College London, London University (2005).