With almost 25 years’ experience in legal practice, Manuel Santos Vítor is PLMJ’s managing partner and currently heads PLMJ’s energy and natural resources team and one of the M&A teams. Manuel also dedicates a considerable amount of time to insurance and aviation law. His name has been associated with important projects in these areas, both in Portugal and other jurisdictions especially in Portuguese-speaking countries. A graduate of the law faculty of the University of Lisbon in (1988), with an LLM in EU law from the College of Europe in Bruges in 1989, Manuel Santos Vítor joined PLMJ as a trainee in 1989 and was admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association in 1991. A member of the IBA - International Bar Association, Manuel Santos Vítor has been closely involved in the internationalisation of PLMJ’s work. He is recommended by Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Global Law Experts and Best Lawyers.