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Sandra Jardim Fernandes

HEAD OF LEGAL AFFAIRS
Sandra has specialized in Immigration and Foreign Investment focused on the real estate and tourism sectors.
She has vast experience in: Real Estate Law – particularly in the areas of civil construction, financing operations and real estate investment, real estate use and management and tourism investment operations, involving complex negotiations; and Corporate Law – acquisitions, mergers, divisions and corporate transformation, contracts, consortia, and partnerships.
She has specialized in Immigration and Foreign Investment focused on real estate, corporate and investment funds.
Boasting considerable experience in hotel administration, she has held executive management positions for many years.
She is a member of prestigious organizations such as the Investment Migration Council (IMC), Global Law Experts, International Bar Association (IBA) and a lawyer recommended by the UK Embassy in Portugal.
Since 2015, Sandra Fernandes has attended international events and conferences as a speaker on Immigration and Foreign Investment.
Her personality combines decision-making, focus and results orientation with great interpersonal skills, good communication and multicultural understanding.
Languages
Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.
Contact
sandra.jfernandes@sjf.pt

Practice Areas

Immigration and Foreign Investment,
Real Estate and Corporate Law,
One-stop-shop notary acts and Hotel administration.
Investment funds

Work Experience

Valadas Coriel Associados /Oct 2018-Present
Head of Immigration

Investment Migration Council (IMC)/April 2018-Present
Investment Migration Council (IMC) Member

Global Law Experts/ March 2018-Present
Exclusive Real Estate Lawyer in Portugal

IR Global/ July 2014-Present
Partner


ISFIN/Mar 2017-Oct 2018
Partner

DCS Law Firm/ Jan 2005 - Oct 2018
Partner

DCS Law Firm/ Madeira Island and Lisbon, Portugal/ Jul 2006 - Sep 2018
Partner

Grupo Dorisol ( Tourism Industry) / Sep 1991 - Jun 2006
Direcção do Departamento Jurídico / Head of Legal Department

Lawyers. Sandra Jardim Fernandes /Luisa Clode/Sep 1994 - Dec 1997
Lawyer

Lawyer Firm/Sep 1992 - Aug 1994
Lawyer

Education

Degree in Law (Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 1985 - 1990),
Post-Graduation in European Legal Studies (Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 1990-1991),
PAGE  – Advanced Management Program for Executives (Universidade Católica Portuguesa 2003)

Professional Associations

Portuguese Bar Association,
Investment Migration Council (IMC),
Global Law Experts and International Bar Association (IBA).
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