Francisca Sousa Guedes


Areas of expertise
Corporate Law | Mergers & Acquisitions
Commercial Contracts
Startups and Innovation

Francisca Sousa Guedes started her career in Portugal, where she worked in Garrigues for 10 years as a member of the corporate, merges & acquisitions and corporate restructuring team. She has actively participated in a variety of corporate transactions in multiple business sectors, in particular, during the last years, on private equity and venture capital investments. On this area, she has experience in advising the investors and also startups not only in the capitalization phase but also providing legal assistance after the investment.

Academic background
Executive Master in Business Management by INDEG-IUL ISCTE Executive Education  – 2012
Law graduation from the Faculdade de Direito da Universidade do Porto (FDUP-Portugal) – 2008

Professional memberships
Brazilian Bar Association – OAB – SP
Ordem dos Advogados de Portugal