Eduardo Maia Cadete

Expert on State Aid and Partner at the Portuguese law firm Morais Leitão

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Eduardo Maia Cadete is a partner in the Antitrust and Competition practice of Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados, RL. He has more than 16 years of cartel, merger control, state aid, internal antitrust audits and litigation experience in both the private and public sectors. He has represented clients in some of the largest, most complex, cartel, merger matters and private enforcement proceedings in Portugal. In Chambers 2017 clients praise him as as a “very dynamic, extremely knowledgeable and confident” practitioner. His litigation experience also includes representing clients before European Courts and the European Court of Human Rights.

Mr Maia Cadete is a frequent author and speaker on antitrust issues. He has co-authored the handbook on the Portuguese Competition Act (2016) and is the author of EU and competition law articles in several publications, including International European Law Tax Review, International Law Office, Portuguese Bar Association and Portuguese Bank Association quarterly magazines and The Private Competition Enforcement Review.

He was also the winner of the Jacques Delors 2004 Award, sponsored by the Portuguese Central Bank and by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, with the thesis “Competition and Services of General Economic Interest”.

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