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Miguel Medina Silva



English and Spanish
"We seek to exceed our Clients' expectations, to provide services that offer something more."

Main Areas of Practice

Energy Sector, Public Law, Community Law, Competition and Regulation, Commercial and Corporate.

Academic Curriculum

Degree in law, Faculty of Law, Lisbon Catholic University, 2000.
MA (course component) in Legal and Business Studies, Faculty of Law, Lisbon Catholic University, 2002.
Georgetown Leadership Seminar, Georgetown University, Washington DC, 2011.

Professional Curriculum

Partner in LEGALWORKS (Gomes da Silva & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, RL).
Registered with the Portuguese Bar Association.
Member of the Portuguese International Law Association.
Member of International Law Association.

Past Activities

Aide to the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs (16th Constitutional Government, Assembly of the Republic, 2004).
Aide to the Minister attached to the Prime Minister (16th Constitutional Government, Presidency of the Council of Ministers, 2004-05).
Guest Lecturer, Universidade Internacional, Lisbon (lecturing in General Theory of Legal Relations, 2006-07).
Guest Lecturer, Universidade Lusófona, Lisbon (lecturing in Political and Constitutional Law, 2007-08).
Speaker at legal conferences.


General Theory of Civil Law - An Introduction (with Rui Gomes da Silva, Âncora Editora, 2010) and articles published in journals and books (e.g. Enciclopédia de Direito Internacional, Almedina, 2011).

LEGALWORKS is providing legal assistance to ALSTOM in the privatization of EMEF

News • 2 July 2015

LEGALWORKS’ Lawyers publish book

News • 1 July 2010

Miguel Medina Silva participates in the Georgetown Leadership Seminar, in Washington DC

News • 1 March 2011

LEGALWORKS is providing legal assistence to Portimão’s City Council

News • 2 January 2015

LEGALWORKS Lawyers attended to an Alumni meeting at Georgetown University

News • 14 November 2015

Encyclopedia of International Law

News • 1 Decemeber 2011

LEGALWORKS’ Lawyers publish book

News • 1 July 2010

Alstom closes sale of energy business to GE

News • 13 November 2015

LEGALWORKS performs training session on Portugal 2020

News • 15 January 2016