João Gutierres 2018-02-20T12:13:19+00:00

Admission to Portuguese Law Society

April 1997



Law Degree by the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto 1994.
Post-Graduation Diploma in Urban and Environmental Law by the Law Faculty of the Universidade de Coimbra, 1997.
Certificate of Proficiency in English, University of Cambridge – Local Examination Syndicate, 1989.
Diplôme Supérieur d’Études Françaises, Institut Français de Porto – Ambassade de France au Portugal, 1996.


Professional Experience

Speaker at the 2009 IDI (International Distribution Institute) Conference, in Barcelona (Spain): New Trends in Portuguese Case Law regarding the Distributor’s Indemnity
Founding Partner of Guimarães Lopes, Gutierres e Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, law firm of Porto with association with Camargo Aranha – Advogados Associados, brazilian law firm of São Paulo, Brazil.
Law Practice in association with Lawyer Joaquim Luís de Sousa Pereira, with offices in the town of Vila do Conde.
Member of the Delegation of the Portuguese Law Society in Vila do Conde.
Head of the Legal Department of Rio Ave Futebol Clube.
Trainee Lawyer at Leonardo Coimbra, Luís Graça, Luís Lhamas, Marques de Carvalho & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados.


Foreign Languages

English, French and Spanish.


Preferential Areas of Practice

Civil, Commercial and Labour law Litigation
Insurance Law
Sports Law