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  • Ministre d'Etat pour l’Économie et la Transition numérique
  • Portugal


Pedro Siza Vieira was born on 14 July 1964. He has read Law in the Law School of the University of Lisbon (1987).

Pedro Siza Vieira was teaching assistant at the Law School of the University of Lisbon, assistant professor at Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa and visiting professor at Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Universidade  Nova de Lisboa.

He was also a lecturer in post-graduate studies and courses promoted by several institutions, including Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oporto Law School of Universidade Católica Portuguesa, and Law School of Coimbra University, in subjects such as public procurement, administrative litigation, arbitration, banking law, project finance and insolvency.

As a lawyer, he was a partner at Morais Leitão, J. Galvão Teles e Associados, Sociedade de Advogados and a partner at Linklaters LLP between 2002 and October 2017, and as served as the Managing Partner of the firm’s Lisbon office between 2006 and 2016.

Before being appointed Minister of State, Economy and Digital Transition in the current Government, he was Minister Assistant to the Prime-Minister (from October 2017 to October 2018) and Minister Assistant to the Prime-Minister and for the Economy (until October 2019).