José Miguel Júdice

José Miguel Júdice is the Founding Partner and Head of Arbitration (PLMJ, Lisbon), a Visiting Associate Professor of Universidade Nova (Lisbon), international
arbitrator, member of ICC International Court of Arbitration, of the ICSID Roster of Arbitrators, Board of Directors of Club Español de Arbitraje and
Associação Portuguesa de Arbitragem.
He has more than 35 years of experience in litigation and arbitration, covering almost all the fields of law (Public and Private Law, International Contracts and
Investments, Corporate Law, Environment, Finance, Real Estate, Construction, Health, Energy, Concession contracts, Procurement, PPP’s, Constitutional).
As Counsel in Arbitration, José Miguel Júdice has intervened in more than 50 ad hoc, UNCITRAL, ICC, OHADA, ICSID and NAI, national and international arbitrations, since 1979 (telecommunications, construction and zoning,finance and banking, international contracts, agency and distributorship, investment disputes, oil, hotel and tourism, labor, shareholders agreements and corporate, industrial law, M&A).
José Miguel Júdice has sat as Arbitrator in more than 40 ad hoc/UNCITRAL and ICC, national and international arbitrations, as co-arbitrator, sole-arbitrator (1) and Chairman (24), submitted to Portuguese, Brazilian, Angolan, Spanish, BIT’s and International Law (telecommunications, construction, banking and finance, international
contracts, agency and distributorship, mining, tourism, ppp’s, investment disputes, pharmaceutical, oil, hotel management, BIT disputes, etc). He is currently Chairman of one UNCITRAL investment treaty arbitration (Rurelec vs Bolivia).
As member of the Board of Directors of Portuguese Arbitration Association, he has been one of the authors of the new Portuguese Arbitration Law.
Amongst his many publications, José Miguel Júdice was author of “Portuguese Arbitration Law – A commentary (2012)”. As Professor, he teaches now Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Energy and Politics and Business Law.