João Anacoreta Correia became a partner at Uría Menéndez – Proença de Carvalho in 2004 and is currently managing partner of the Porto office. He jointly heads the litigation and corporate law practice areas, and also specialises in M&A, capital markets, securitisation and insurance. He is recognised by the leading international legal directories and has been named by Chambers Europe as one of the best lawyers for general business law in Portugal (Tier 1), and Lawyer of the Year 2016 in corporate law (Porto) by the publication Best Lawyers in Portugal. He is also recommended by Best Lawyers in Portugal as a leading lawyer in arbitration and mediation, telecommunications law and transportation law. In describing João, The Legal 500 notes that ‘his leadership of the team of lawyers of the Porto office is highly admired by the market’, emphasising his close relationship with the cultural and economic market in Galicia and northern Spain.