Duarte G. Henriques


Duarte G. Henriques

Duarte G. Henriques
Lawyer, Arbitrator, Consultant

Law office of Victoria Associates, Lisboa, Estremadura, PT (Portugal)

Additional Language(s) : English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

VanIAC Panel(s) : International Arbitration

Practice Areas : Corporate Commercial, Entertainment, Intellectual Property and Licensing, Technology

Professional Experience

Duarte Henriques is a lawyer and arbitrator based in Lisbon – Portugal. Since 1990, he has acted as both counsel and arbitrator in a number of litigation and arbitration cases related to investment disputes, banking & finance, corporate, commercial, distribution and construction disputes. Duarte Henriques has a strong experience in advising and securing “third-party funding” for clients.

Duarte Henriques advises major banking and finance institutions, insurance companies, companies in the energy sector, bio-pharmaceutical companies, and technology / software solution providers in litigation and arbitration disputes.

Duarte Henriques has also a solid experience in the transactional practice. He regularly advises clients in matters related to corporate law, mergers and acquisitions / joint ventures, construction, commercial law (including distribution, franchising, and licensing), labour law, procurement, and real estate (see list of relevant matters attached).

He is ranked as Thought Leader in Arbitration by Who’s Who Legal and recommended by “WWL” Arbitration 2019 as a “go-to lawyer in Portugal, standing out for his extensive knowledge of commercial and investment treaty disputes.”

Professional and Other Activities

Member of the following Arbitral Institution:

  • Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Centre
  • International Distribution Institute
  • Korean Commercial Arbitration Board
  • Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA)
  • China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC)
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) – Panel of Arbitrators for Intellectual Property Disputes
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)
  • Singapore International Arbitration Centre (Reserve Panel of Arbitrators)
  • Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration
  • Permanent Arbitration Court at the Croatian Chamber of Economy
  • WIPO List of Arbitrators
  • Vancouver International Arbitration Centre
  • Arbitral Tribunal of the International Film and Television Alliance (IFTA)
  • Arbitrare Arbitration Centre for trademarks, patents, .pt domain names, corporate names, generic drugs (Lisbon, Portugal).
Academic Qualifications

Advanced PIDA Training – International Commercial Arbitration – ICC Paris (Oct. 2013)

Advanced Training PIDA – Advanced Training in International Commercial Arbitration – ICC Paris 2013

Advanced Practice Seminar – Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) – Como, Italy 2014

Advanced Practice Seminar – Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) – Badenweiler, Germany, 2015

Advanced Practice Seminar – Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) – Frankfurt, Germany, 2018

Graduate in International Trade Law (Contracts and International Arbitration) – 2004-2005

Graduate in Accounting, Financial Analysis and Business Assessment at “Universidade Nova de Lisboa” – 1998

Law degree at Faculty of Law of University of Lisbon, 1988