Daniela Guerreiro

Associate, Portuguese Qualified Lawyer

Prior to joining MdME Lawyers, Daniela completed her internship in prestigious Portuguese law firms, having gained experience in international and cross border aspects of investments in Portugal, Angola and Mozambique. Daniela has also been involved in some major high-profile criminal cases in Portugal, involving complex financial, telecommunications and regulatory issues, which have provided her with extensive know-how and experience in dealing with such matters. She attended a summer internship at MdME Lawyers in July and August 2018 and has since been collaborating with the firm.

Daniela is a member of the litigation, arbitration & dispute resolution team, where she works with partner Francisco Leitão in assisting clients in the areas of criminal, regulatory and administrative litigation, with a focus on white-collar criminal proceedings and judicial cooperation. Additionally, Daniela works with partner José Leitão in the firm’s regulatory and compliance practice, focusing on advisory and compliance work, on issues such as data privacy, anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and general compliance with local regulations as well as international standard agreements and treaties with local applicability.


Law Degree (Coimbra Faculty of Law, 2014). Master’s Degree in Criminal Law (Coimbra Faculty of Law, 2016). Specialized Studies in Compliance and Criminal Law (Coimbra Faculty of Law, IDPEE, 2016). Studies in Data Protection (Faculty of Law, Nova University of Lisbon, 2017). Attended Post-Graduate Studies in E-commerce (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2018).


Cantonese (spoken), Portuguese, English and French.


Preparing enrolment with the Macau Lawyers Association.

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2019).


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