Miguel Tönnies has been a part of VCA Of Counsels team in the real estate, construction and engineering areas since February 2020.

He began his professional career in 1986 in “Frias, Lda.” After a brief period exercising his activity as a private practitioner, Miguel joined “Somague Engenharia, S.A.” in 1996, with responsibility in the areas of public contracts, concessions and environment. From August 2000 until May 2017, Miguel was Somague Group’s General Counsel. Between 2006 and 2009 Miguel also led the international legal team of the Sacyr Group involved in concession projects pursued in the United States of America.

Miguel has worked in, and is familiar with, jurisdictions as diverse as Portugal, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, France, Angola, Brazil, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Morocco, Togo, Libya, USA, Greece, Bulgaria, UK (England and Northern Ireland), Ireland.

Practice Areas
Corporate, M&A, Project Finance and Construction Law.

Degree in Law by Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa (1986).

Professional Associations
Portuguese bar Association since 1989.

Portuguese, German, French, Spanish and English.