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João Perry da Câmara


Founding partner of RA&A, is responsible for the area of Family and Successions Law, and one of the responsible for the Litigation and Arbitration Area.

Member of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and participates in national and international arbitrations, as arbitrator.

Served in the Lisbon District Council of the Portuguese Bar Association, as Vice-President of the Lisbon District Council.

Academic Background

Law Degree granted in 1984 by the Faculty of Law, Lisbon Catholic University.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

Frequency of the Management Program organized by the University of Navarra in 1992.

Frequency of the Masters Degree, in Commercial Law, by the Faculty of Law, Lisbon Catholic University, in 1996.

Companies Law Course held by the Faculty of Law, Lisbon Catholic University in 2000.


Member of IAML- Internacional Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers;

Member of CADA – Comissão de Acesso aos Documentos Administrativos [Committee for Access to Administrative Documents], representing the Bar Association, since 2014;

Arbitrator of Centro de Arbitragens Voluntárias da Propriedade e Inquilinato [Centre for Property and Tenancy Voluntary Arbitrations], since 2014;

Arbitrator of Centro de Arbitragem da Concórdia – Centro de Conciliação e Mediação de Conflitos [Agreement Arbitration Centre – Centre for Conciliation and Conflict Mediation], since 2014.

Professional Experience

João Perry da Câmara began his professional career, in 1984, as legal advisor of Nestlé Portugal, S.A..

Lawyer for over 25 (twenty five) years, João Perry da Câmara has a wide experience in different practice areas such as Family and Inheritance Law, Litigation and Arbitration, Commercial Law, Companies Law and Insolvency Law.

Notwithstanding his involvement within the Litigation and Arbitration areas of practice, João Perry da Câmara has a vast experience in the Portuguese financial, economic and industrial sector, representing several Portuguese and international companies looking to invest in Portugal.

João Perry da Câmara is also considered by his peers as a leading figure in all matters related with Family and Inheritance Law, and is a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.

In 1987, he was counsel to the Youth Secretary of the XI Portuguese Government.

In between 1994 and 1999, he was founding partner of the law firm Perry da Câmara & Resina da Silva – Sociedade de Advogados, being the responsible for the Family and Inheritance Law and Litigation practice areas.

In between 1999 and 2013, he joined the law firm PMBGR – Sociedade de Advogados, being responsible for several practice areas such as Insolvency and Pharmaceutical Law, as well as becoming a legal reference in all Family and Inheritance Law issues.

In between 2001 and 2004, he was Vice-Chairman of the Lisbon District Counsel of the Portuguese Bar Association.

In between 2004 and 2007, he was active member of the General Counsel of the Portuguese Bar Association.

As of 2013, João Perry da Câmara is partner of Rogério Alves & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, R.L., being in charge of the Family and Inheritance Law practice area and of the Litigation and Arbitration practice area of the law firm.

Main Interventions

As an arbitrator, João Perry da Câmara acts in national and international arbitrations;

Participated in the Conference “Hot Topics in EU Family Law”, sponsored by the International Academy of Family Lawyers, which was held in Madrid, in November 2016;

Participated in the “International Private Wealth Reception”, at the invitation of Farrer & Co Law Firm, which took place in London, in March 2016;

Was moderator in the “Simposio de Derecho Internacional Privado de Família” [“International Private Family Law Symposium”], for the Latin America and Hispanic Language countries, which took place in Seville, in March 2015;

Was speaker at the III Conferência Internacional sobre Igualdade Parental XXI – “A Indissociabilidade da Parentalidade” [III International Conference on Parental Equality XXI – “The Inseparability of Parenthood”], which took place at the Auditorium Agostinho Silva of Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias [Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies], in April 2014;

Participated in the Conference on Family Law, chaired by the French Bar Association President Anne Cadiot-Feidt, sponsored by the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, which took place in France, in March 2014.






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