Duarte G Henriques became a founding partner of BCH Lawyers in 1990.
In arbitration, Duarte Henriques has been involved in more than 50 cases, and specialises in representing domestic and foreign clients as claimants and respondents in ad hoc and institutional arbitration, in any seat, under any set of arbitration rules, and in all types of cases. Duarte Henriques has also been involved in investment arbitration and in procedures for the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards of any kind. Duarte Henriques also specialises in third party funding.
Duarte Henriques has been appointed to act as arbitrator (chairman, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator) in several cases, in ad hoc proceedings and under the rules of several arbitral institutions.
The areas of law where Duarte Henriques has been involved include banking and finance, construction, corporate, intellectual property, business and commercial, M&A, and third-party funding.
The areas of business range from banking and financial institutions, oil companies, insurance companies, IT/software companies, real estate and construction companies, and electric components and equipment production companies.
Duarte Henriques is a member of several institutions including ASA, LCIA, ICC and ICCA, and he is listed as an arbitrator in CIETAC, WIPO, HKIAC (including the panel of arbitrators for intellectual property disputes), KLRCA, IFTA, the Russian Arbitration Association, Arbitrare and the Lisbon CAC.
Duarte G Henriques is a member of the task force on third-party funding in international arbitration of ICCA and Queen Mary University of London; and the task force on financial institutions and international arbitration ICC Paris.
Duarte Henriques writes and publishes regularly on international arbitration.
WWL says: Duarte Henriques is our top-rated Portuguese practitioner and is particularly notable for his expertise in intellectual property matters.
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