ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
Law degree from the Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra (2003); Postgraduate studies in Regulatory Agencies and Disciplinary Powers, by the Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon (2008); Postgraduate studies in Law and Practice of Public Procurement by the Católica University (2010).
David Coelho began his career at Pedro Raposo & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL.
Works regularly with Government related agencies and bodies in what regards Public Contracts Policy and Legislative Drafting such as APMEP – Associação Portuguesa dos Mercados Públicos and IPQ – Instituto Português da Qualidade.
Member of the Public Procurement Group of CEDIPRE – Center for the Study of Public Law and Regulation, chairs the Audit Council of APMEP – Portuguese Association of Public Markets and has been listed by international directories, such as Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 and Best Lawyers from 2014 to 2020, in Public Law.
Regular speaker and coordinator of seminars relatedo to Public Procurement.
Publications: “The New Directive 2014/24 / EU on Public Procurement”, OPET Edition.
Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Governing Bodies of APMEP (quadrennium 2022-2026).
- Recognized in Chambers Europe by Chambers and Partners (2021);
- Recognized Key Lawyer by The Legal 500 (2021);
- Recognized by Best Lawyers in the area of Public Law (2020).