Associação Portuguesa de Arbitragem

A Word of the Chairman

The relevance of this extrajudicial form of settlement of disputes is undeniable today. Being an indispensable component of the system of administration of justice, arbitration thus creates value for the economy and fosters its internationalization.

The relevance of this extrajudicial form of settlement of disputes is undeniable today. Being an indispensable component of the system of administration of justice, arbitration thus creates value for the economy and fosters its internationalization.

Dário Moura Vicente

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Portuguese Arbitration Association

The Councils

Participate in one of the APA Councils. Your collaboration is very important for the success of our Association.

Joaquim Shearman de Macedo - President

Ethics Council

The Ethics Council was created, by means of the bylaws, when APA was created and started its activity, under the presidency of the Chairman of the Portuguese Bar Association António Pires de Lima,...

Luís Cortes Martins - President

Commercial Arbitration Practice Council

Created by decision of the Board and presided since 5 November 2009 by Rui Pinto Duarte, the Council for Commercial Arbitration Practice started its activity on 14 February 2007, with José Miguel ...

Ricardo Guimarães - Member

Public Law Arbitration Council

The Council for Public Law Arbitration initiated its activity in December 2010, and is currently presided, since July 2017, by Rui Medeiros. The Council aims to stimulate the reflection and the ...

Tiago Duarte - President

Investment Arbitration Council

The Investment Arbitration Council was created in 2012 and is chaired by Prof. Tiago Duarte, who has been active in this field both academically and professionally. The purpose of the Investment ...

Under-40 Council

Under-40 Council

Created by decision of the Board on 26 September 2011, the Sub-40 Council intends to encompass the younger members of APA (those under 40 years of age) and to promote initiatives that are...

Nuno Albuquerque - President

Sports Arbitration Council

Considering that estimates indicate that the sports industry is responsible for between 3 to 6 percent of total world trade, it should come as no surprise that it is also an important source of legal...

Pedro Maia - President

Corporate Arbitration Council

Cláusula compromissória–modelo para arbitragem societária ad hoc Consulte aqui. ____________________   Questões/Respostas sobre arbitragem societária Consulte aqui.

Pedro Romano Martinez - President

Labor Arbitration Council

Business Council

Business Council

Members

At APA we are open to the participation, as members, of all natural and legal persons who are interested in our statutory purposes and we are willing to contribute, in that capacity, to its realization.

News

Events 14 September 2022

"Le Precedent dans l’Arbitrage"

No próximo dia 14 de outubro terá lugar o colóquio anual do  Comité Français de l'Arbitrage , subordinado ao tema " Le Precedent dans l’Arb...
Events 06 September 2022

"Arbitration in Portugal",

The seminar "Arbitration in Portugal", jointly organized by ALAM and APA, will take place on 13 October, online and at the Centenário de ...
Events 02 September 2022

"Judiciary and Arbitration: New Crossed Perspectives"

On October 10, at 3pm, the Conference "Judiciary and Arbitration: New Crossed Perspectives", organized jointly by the Lisbon Court of...
News 17 August 2022

Revista Internacional de Arbitragem e Conciliação

Encontra-se disponível a Revista Internacional de Arbitragem e Conciliação, Nº17/2022. Consulte aqui.
News 16 August 2022

Portugal can export arbitration services to the PALOPs

An interview with the President of APA was published in the newspaper Público on 8 August, available here.
Events 16 August 2022

Diversity and inclusion in arbitration

An ICC YAAF event on diversity and inclusion in arbitration will take place on 8 September at the offices of the law firm of Morais...
News 25 July 2022

APA meets with the President of the Oporto Court of Appeal

On July 8, 2022 the President of APA, Prof. Dário Moura Vicente, and the Member of the Board Dr. André Navarro Noronha, were received by t...
News 20 July 2022

Protocol signed for new Commercial Arbitration Centre in Porto

On July 6 took place, in the Arabic Salon of the Palácio da Bolsa, the signing of a Protocol between the Associação Comercial do Porto (A...
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