Francisco Vieira de Almeida
Areas & Industries
Corporate and M&A, Retail and Consumer Goods
Francisco Vieira de Almeida joined the Firm in 2016. He is a member of the corporate and M&A team.
Francisco previously worked with the banking and finance team.
Law Degree (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 2015).
Master’s Degree in Law and Business (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 2016).
Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2018).
Portuguese and English.
Portugal | 03 April 2018
When an insured event takes place, the insurer is bound to compensate the insured for the corresponding loss. However, the law is not entirely clear as to the moment when this payment should occur. Although Portuguese judicial decisions on this subject have thus far been inconsistent, a recent Supreme Court judgment appears to have shed light on the intended scope and meaning of the relevant legal provisions.