Maria José Lourenço is a senior associate at SÉRVULO’s Litigation & Arbitration and Restructuring & Insolvency departments. She has joined the team in 2018 from Cuatrecasas, where she was a lawyer since 2008. She focuses her professional activity mainly on dispute resolution both in- and out-of-court, representing Portuguese and foreign clients in civil and commercial disputes (including arbitration) and insolvency and restructuring matters. She provides legal assistance in insolvency proceedings and revitalization of companies, both in the judicial phase and in the negotiation phase, as well as in financing and debt restructuring operations, representing both the debtors or creditors of companies in restructuring. She has been working for many years in the field of restructuring and insolvency in the financial sector, notably in liquidation procedures of financial institutions. She is a member of the Portuguese Bar Association.