Joćo Macedo Vitorino

Joćo Macedo Vitorino is a Founding Partner of MACEDO VITORINO where he heads the M&A, Telecoms and Energy Groups. 

Joćo has over 25 years of experience. Joćo advises Portuguese and multinational companies, private equity houses, investment funds and family offices in national and cross-border transactions. He has also represented clients in arbitration and litigation cases in the areas he specialises. 

He was Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law of the Lisbon University from 1990 to 2000 where he lectured Civil Procedural Law and International Private Law. 

Joćo Macedo Vitorino is a Member of the Portuguese Bar Association (registration number 8866L) and admitted to the Supreme Court of Justice since 1990. 

Telephone: +351 21 324 1910

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  • Corporate law 
  • M&A 
  • Telecommunications law 
  • Energy law 
  • Private equity 
  • Corporate taxation 
  • Corporate restructurings 
  • Graduate in Law from Lisbon University (1988)
  • Masters’ in Civil and Procedure Law from Lisbon University (1994)
  • Assistant Professor of Law at Lisbon University (1990 – 2000)

"Joćo Macedo Vitorino always presents a unique solution to every problem."

"Boasting well-respected corporate expertise in the market, Macedo Vitorino & Associados name partner Joćo de Macedo Vitorino heads the firm’s corporate and M&A practice. Clients include Spanish venture capital company Fides Capital SCR, Electronic Arts, Gamesa Energia SA and Electrabel International Holdings BV."

Legal 500

"Sources admire Joćo de Macedo Vitorino for his dedication: «He's always there and delivers when he says he will»."

"Joćo de Macedo Vitorino brings his corporate law expertise to TMT deals. «He is a highly experienced and knowledgeable lawyer; he has a solid reputation», states a peer."

Chambers & Partners

"Joćo de Macedo Vitorino heads the dispute resolution department. Peers are impressed with his approach and consider that «he deserves his good reputation, especially in relation to arbitration proceedings»".

"Joćo de Macedo Vitorino (and António de Macedo Vitorino) headup Macedo Vitorino’ team, whichcountsGamesa, Onitelecomand Caixa Banco de Investimento amongitsclients. Over the past year it has acted for Gamesa twice – first on the €500 million development of wind farms in Portugal, and secondly in relation to the sale of a number of wind farms to Spanish electricity company Iberdrola (…)".

IFLR 1000



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