Rita Prates is a Legal Adviser at the merger control department of Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC), the Portuguese Competition Authority. Rita has extensive practice in Competition and EU Law. On behalf of AdC, Rita served as Co-Chair of the Merger Working Group of the ECN in 2018-2020. Before joining the AdC, Rita was a competition lawyer at PLMJ, a top tier Portuguese law firm, and an intern at the European Commission - DG Competition.
[email protected] events participation:
[email protected] Double Espresso Talk "No-poach agreements: the next frontier of antitrust or chasing rainbows?"
[email protected] Double Espresso Talk "Public concessions and Merger Control: an (im)possible equilibrium?"
Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC) - Portuguese Competition Authority
Senior Advisor at Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC) - Portuguese Competition Authority
January 2010 - Present • Lisbon, PortugalLegal advisor
Portuguese Catholic University
Rita holds an LLM degree in EU and Competition Law from King’s College – the University of London, a Post-Graduation in Energy Law from the University of Lisbon – Faculty of Law, a Post-Graduation in Corporate Law and a Law Degree from the Catolica’s University of Lisbon.