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Observatoire des Actions de Groupe

Miguel Sousa Ferro

Miguel Sousa Ferro is a Professor at the University of Lisbon Law School, where he lectures courses within the Economic Law Department. His main areas of specialization are EU Law, Competition Law and Nuclear Law. He obtained his PhD and his undergraduate degree from the University of Lisbon, and an LL.M in European Studies from the College of Europe. He is a practicing lawyer, Managing Partner at Milberg Sousa Ferro. He has published widely with national and international publishers and periodicals, including the books “The EU Antitrust Damages Directive: Transposition in the Member States” (Oxford University Press) and “Market Definition in EU Competition Law” (Edward Elgar). He is co-Director of the Portuguese Competition & Regulation Journal and a member of several associations, foundations and research institutes. He is a Judge at the European Nuclear Energy Tribunal.


Sousa Ferro, MiguelClass Actions in Portugal: The little regime that could [PDF]


On 8 June 2022, 14 months after the claims were heard, the Competition Appeal Tribunal decided to grant a Collective Proceedings Order (CPO) to …

British Collective actions in the FX cartel case: The Competition Appeal Tribunal “opts-in”   In 2019, two competing opt-out claims were brought …

On 11 May 2022, the Paris Court of Justice (Tribunal Judiciaire) ruled against the group action brought by the association RESIST against …