Maria Francisca Couto is a trainee lawyer in the Lisbon office of Uría Menéndez-Proença de Carvalho and a member of the firm’s competition team since 2014. Her practice area is EU and Portuguese competition law.

Ms Couto holds a law degree from Nova University (Lisbon, Portugal) and an LLM in European Legal Studies from the College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium).