Leonor Catela is a trainee lawyer at Cuatrecasas. She joined the firm in 2017, and has since then been conducting her traineeship in the firm’s public law and European and competition law departments.

Leonor had previously worked at the Cuatrecasas public law department as a summer trainee (2016). She also undertook a summer traineeship at the sports law department at the Llinks Law Offices in Shanghai (2017).

Leonor holds a law degree from the University of Lisbon, School of Law (2017). While attending law school, Leonor participated in the International Legal Research Group on Freedom of Expression and the Protection of Journalistic Sources organised by ELSA International, in cooperation with the Council of Europe, as well as several international law competitions, such as the Phillip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (2015), as part of the Portuguese National Champion Team, going on to participate in the White & Case LLP international rounds in Washington, DC; the 28th Edition of the European Law Moot Court (2016); and the 24th Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna (2017).

Leonor has also been published in the Civil Law Review of the University of Lisbon, School of Law (2016).