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Expert resume of Pedro Cardigos

Partner, CARDIGOS; Portugal Counsel, ISDA; P.R.I.M.E. Finance Expert

Pedro Cardigos is a Partner in the firm’s Banking, Derivatives, Capital Markets and Corporate groups. He also worked for Baker & McKenzie as Associate in Chicago and in São Paulo.

Pedro’s practice focuses on representing investment banking institutions, corporates, sovereigns and quasi-sovereigns in a wide range of capital markets transactions, derivative corporate financing structures and derivative related litigations. Pedro has also participated in arbitrations, national and internationally.

Pedro has assisted the Portuguese Debt Agency (IGCP) since 1997 in the derivatives and repos areas and is the Portugal Counsel of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA).

Recommended as a notable practitioner in 2018 by Chambers and Partners in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets; and, highly rated for litigation by Legal 500 in 2018.

Pedro speaks English, French and Spanish.

Pedro studied law at the Catholic University of Lisbon, where his was awarded the Law Degree (1987). He also attended the Post-Graduation Course in International Law at the São Paulo University, School of Law (1988). In 1989, he received the LL.M. American Legal Studies from the Chicago Kent School of Law-ITT.