Maria João Dias is a senior associate in the M&A Practice Area of Uría Menéndez - Proença de Carvalho’s Porto office. Maria João joined the firm in 2008. For the last quarter of 2015 and first of 2016 she was seconded to the maritime and transport team of the Madrid office.

Maria João specialises in commercial and corporate law and has a wealth of experience in M&A at a national and international level. She has worked on numerous private equity deals, especially in the health sector. Maria João has also provided assistance in several due diligence processes and negotiations for acquisition and joint venture transactions.

Maria João also specialises in financing within the maritime sector and matters relating to the International Shipping Register of Madeira.