Margarida Rosado da Fonseca

Margarida Rosado da Fonseca

Portugal, Lisbon
Secretary-General at Portuguese Association for European Law
Profession: Lawyer
Industry: Law Practice


Lawyer specialized in EU, Regulatory and Competition. Has more than 20 years of experience in these fields of law both in private practice and in the public sector - as Merger Control Director at the Portuguese Competition Authority and as specialised jurist in the ESAME Team (XIX Government) during the Financial and Economic Assistance Programme to Portugal, notably participating in the working group for the reform of the competition legal framework.


English, Portuguese, Spanish, French


AntitrustCompetition PolicyCompliance ProgrammesMerger ControlState AidCommercial agreementsTrade


Campos Ferreira, Sá Carneiro & Associados - CS ASSOCIADOS

Head of EU and Competition at Campos Ferreira, Sá Carneiro & Associados - CS ASSOCIADOS

3 years 5 mth • September 2019 - February 2023 • Lisbon, Portugal

Working in a thorough yet swift, pragmatic and dedicated manner both: (i) on an arms' length with other practice areas such as with M&A and Banking/Finance in complex transactions requiring seamless specialized advice, with Penal/Compliance both preventive and in the context of investigations by the competition enforcers; and (ii) on legal advice requested by Clients specifically on EU and/or Competition (and Regulatory) topics, either from a preventive or from a reactive approach.

Portuguese Association for European Law

Secretary-General at Portuguese Association for European Law

October 2018 - Present • Lisboa, Portugal

Proposing and helping the Board of Directors to implement initiatives to pursue the mission of APDE (incorporated in 1984) in the divulging of EU law in Portugal first and foremost to jurists and law students, as well as interacting with the International Federation of European law.


College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium)

LL.M. in European Studies with thesis on the Green Paper on Vertical Restraints in EC Competition Policy, which included an extremely rich and unforgettable experience from a personal viewpoint of a 23 year old adult having lived at her parents' house until then.

Faculty of Law (Lisbon University)

5 year degree in Law (with specialization in economic areas of law in the 4th and 5th year)

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