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Nuno Albuquerque

Nuno Albuquerque

nadvogadosRua Bernardo Sequeira, nº 78, 1º andarSala IBragaPortugal

National Leader

Iberia - Mediation 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Nuno Albuquerque is praised as “particularly active in sports mediations”. His top-tier practice also encompasses corporate matters including insolvency and restructuring disputes.


Nuno Albuquerque is a lawyer and founding partner of "N-Advogados-Nuno Albuquerque, Deolinda Ribas, Law Firm, RL".

Nuno has a Law Degree, by the Faculty of Law of Coimbra University (1988) and a MCIArb - Superior Arbitration Course by the International Centre for Arbitration, Mediación y Negociación (CIAMEN) University of San Pablo CEU (Madrid) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).

Nuno has attended the ICC Institute Masterclass for Arbitrators (2014), ICC Institute Training on the Conduct of the Proceedings & Case Management (2019); he is a Graduate by the Faculty of Law of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in the Course of Update in Arbitration (2012) and the Intensive Training of Arbitrators promoted by the Arbitration Center of the -Chamber of Commerce and Industry (2013).

Nuno is also a postgraduate in Maritime and port law by Faculty of Law of Universidade do Porto.

He is registered in Portugal’s Bar Association since 1990, Angola’s Bar Association, since 2008 and Paris’s Bar Association, since 2014, having relevant experience in Commercial Law, Insolvency and restructuring of companies and sports law, arbitration; construction, civil and commercial litigation.

As arbitrator, Nuno integrates the “Portuguese Court of Arbitration for Sport”, the arbitrators list of “CBMA-Brazilian Centre for Mediation and Arbitration”, the Permanent Arbitrator of the “Committee of Experts on the Sports and Entertainment Industry of the European Arbitration Association”, the list of the “Court of Arbitration of the College of Lawyers of Madrid”, the list of the “Arbitration Council of the State of S. Paulo”, the list of “CAAD -Administrative Arbitration Center” in administrative matters, and the list of the “Arbitration Center of the Commercial Arbitration Institute of the Commercial Association of Porto”.

He is Member of the Advisory Committee “Business Mediation” of the “CMEM - Madrid Business Mediation Center” (Centro de Mediación Empresarial de Madrid), Spain.

He’s an Insolvency Administrator, especially qualified to practice management acts, since 1995 and he’s also Executive Director of the Angolan CAAL Central Voluntary Arbitration of Disputes, Luanda, Angola, since 2012.

He is a Mediator, certificated by ICFML (Certification and Training Institute of Mediators Lusophone); Member of ICC Institute of World Business Law; ICC – International Chamber of Commerce (Portugal); The Spanish Club of Arbitration (CEA); ICCA - International Council for Commercial Arbitration; and Listed in the GAR-Global Arbitration Review’s Arbitrator Research Tool (ART).

Nuno often participates as speaker at workshops, seminars and conferences on Mediation and Arbitration, Commercial Law and other topics; he is the author of several articles in newspapers and journals, on trade issues, litigation, arbitration and sports, such as “The methods of extra-judicial resolution in an electronic environment”, in “The Administrative Mediation; contributions on impossibilities”, Almedina, 2019, Coord. Isabel Celeste M. Fonseca.; "La Prueba en el Procedimiento Arbitral", coordinated by J. Félix de Luis and Nuno Albuquerque, Editora Aranzadi, 2017; Portugal Chapter in Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, in International Comparative Legal Guide 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020; Portugal and Angola Chapters in the Global Legal Insights: International Arbitration 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020.

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