José Manuel Silva Nunes


Practice areas

Real Estate


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Co-head of Real Estate in Portugal


José Manuel is co-head of Real Estate at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in Portugal.

He specialises in real estate matters, with specific focus on transactions and solving problems that prevent the execution of transactions.

José holds a Law degree and a master in Forensic from Universidade Católica Portuguesa. He also holds a postgraduate degree in Urban Planning and Construction Law from Universidade de Lisboa.

He is recognised in the prestigious Legal500 legal directory as a leading real estate and construction professional in the market.

José was practical coordinator of the subject of Law and Volunteering at Universidade Católica Portuguesa in the academic years of 2010, 2013 and 2014.

Membership of Professional Bodies and Associations

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association (OA) since 2014
Vice-president of the General Board of the Association to the Economic and Business Development (TiE) (since 2013)
Chairman of the General Board of the Lisbon Judo Club (from 2010)
Member of the Sports Municipal Council from the Municipality of Lisbon (Câmara Municipal de Lisboa) (from 2010)
Associative leader at the Sports Department of the AAFDUC (2008-2009)




  • 2020

Legal 500 2020. Real Estate and Construction – Portugal

«José Manuel Silva Nunes is an excellent professional and communicator. He pays close attention to detail and thoroughly reviews all documentation before defining a strategy for solving the client’s problem. He understands the priorities of the client.» «The work and advice of José Manuel Silva Nunes is always very complete and rigorous.»
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