With over 20 years’ experience in legal practice, Ricardo Oliveira has focused on EU and competition law. He currently heads PLMJ’s EU and competition team and his name has been associated with important mergers, antitrust cases and privatisation operations, as well litigation in national and EU courts, in several sectors, such as utilities, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, banking, catering services, food and drinks, consumer goods and energy, etc. The operations focus on both the Portuguese and European markets. Ricardo Oliveira is recommended in directories including Chambers Europe, GCR World Leading Competition Lawyers, Legal 500 and Best Lawyers. A graduate of the law faculty of Universidade de Lisboa (1993), Ricardo Oliveira was admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association in 1998.