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Frederico Perry Vidal

Frederico Perry Vidal

Senior counsel


  • Arbitration
  • Projects & Infrastructures
  • Public & Administrative Law
  • Real Estate

WSG Practice Industries



Frederico is of counsel in the Public law practice. With nearly 30 years' experience, he has focused on real estate law and construction, public works concessions, projects and infrastructures, and litigation and arbitration.

Frederico has worked on the most important PPP concession contracts in Portugal, and he is known for his expertise in planning, construction and operation. Above all, he is recognised for his work in litigation relating to these activities, coordinating cases involving a number of motorway concessions and sub-concessions. He acts for concessionaires, construction companies and operators.

Frederico has taken part in domestic and international arbitrations as a lawyer and arbitrator, especially in disputes relating to design and construction. He has also advised on real estate transactions in the areas of trade, industry and tourism.

Frederico took an advanced course in international commercial arbitration at the ICC - International Chamber of Commerce and a specialisation course in public procurement by the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra. He has lectured on the postgraduate course in property law at Universidade Catolica Portuguesa and has given specialised training in arbitration, property, construction and tourism in other institutions and professional associations.

Frederico is a member of the Porto Commercial Association - Porto Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Portuguese Arbitration Association (APA).

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association in 1993


Law degree from Universidade Internacional de Lisboa, 1991
Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 1993
Attended postgraduate course in building and construction law at Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, 2007
Advanced PIDA course in international commercial arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce, 2008
Attended postgraduate course in arbitration at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2009
Specialisation course in public procurement at the University of Coimbra, 2009
Areas of Practice

Arbitration | Projects & Infrastructures | Public & Administrative Law | Real Estate

Professional Career

Professional Associations

    Oporto Commercial Association - Chamber of Commerc
    APA - Portuguese Arbitration Association
    AIA - Association for International Arbitration
    AIDV - Association Internationale des Juristes du

100 anos de Arbitragem – Os casos essenciais comentados
Advogados PLMJ, Arbitration
Coimbra Editora, Colecao Juridica PLMJ, Vol. IX, 2016

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