Lawyer for over 25 years, former chairman of the Portuguese Bar Association (from 2005 to 2007) Rogério Alves has a long and solid legal career, having a widely known public profile in all matters related with Law and legal matters, having established himself in the legal market as a prestigious and independent attorney, actively pursuing major social and legal causes in Portugal and abroad, granting him national and international reputation.
In addition of being an attorney and arbitrator in matters concerning Civil and Commercial Law, his professional activity has a remarkable emphasis in Criminal Law, White Collar Criminal Law and Financial Regulations Infringements. In this regard, Rogério Alves is one of the most respected attorneys in Portugal and has participated in all relevant cases ever put forth within the Portuguese jurisdiction.
Academically, Rogério Alves has been an Invited Professor in Legal Discourse and Presentation at the Faculty of Law, Lisbon Catholic University, since 2005.
Awards and Recognitions
Senador of UIBA (Unión Iberoamericana de Colegios de Abogados) since 2011.
Awarded with the Medal of the "Grande Inconfidência Mineira", by the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais' Governor, Aécio Neves, in 2006.
Awarded with the Great Merit Cross, by the Spanish General Council of Lawyers, in December 2007, having participated in the closing conference of the congress' ceremony, with the subject on Presumption of Innocence.
Awarded, by the International Union of Lawyers, for his activity in human rights and in defence of the prerogatives of the legal profession, in 2007.
Band 1 – Chambers Europe – Dispute Resolution-Corporate Crime
Honorary Member of ABRACRIM – Associação Brasileira dos Advogados Criminalistas [Brazilian Association of Criminal Lawyers], since December 2016.
Rogério Alves – Law Firm
Rogério Alves – Law Firm is a full service law firm, located in Lisbon, Portugal.
Our motto is “The strong and determined defence of our Clients' rights”.
At Rogério Alves – Law Firm, our highly skilled teams provide legal advice to our Clients, in a competent, permanent and attentive manner, in order to best fulfil their rights and comply with their duties. Rogério Alves – Law Firm’s Practice Areas are Litigation & Arbitration, Business Law and Public Law, with main focus in Criminal Law, headed by Rogério Alves, our law firm founding partner, a key individual in Criminal Law in Portugal.