Carlos Peixoto

Of Counsel

Main Practice Areas

Civil Law

Criminal & Contraordenacional




Portuguese, English, Spanish

Carlos Peixoto is a Of Counsel at Caiado Guerreiro, collaborating with this law firm in the areas of criminal, civil and labor litigation, where he has extensive experience in representing numerous legal proceedings throughout the country, both in first instance courts and in higher courts. Specially versed in monitoring highly complex criminal cases, as well as road and work accidents, it has been particularly routine in carrying out trial hearings for over than 30 years.

Given his parliamentary experience, he has also been frequently invited as a speaker in forums for political analysis and debate, and he is a columnist for newspapers on free topics, in which the areas of justice and territorial cohesion stand out.

  • Attended the Postgraduate Course in European Studies, University of Coimbra, 1991-1992
  • Degree in Law at the Law University of Lisbon, 1990
  • Caiado Guerreiro Of Counsel, since 2022
  • Partner at Heitor Peixoto e Associados-Sociedade de Advogados, RL, 2000-2014
  • Director of Têxtil Lopes da Costa, SA, 1991
  • Lawyer with offices in Seia and Gouveia, since 1990
  • President of the PSD’s Guarda District Assembly, since 2020
  • Vice-President of the PSD in the areas of Justice, Internal Administration, Local Administration and Territorial Cohesion, 2019-2022
  • Deputy in the Assembly of the Republic, 2009-2022
  • Superior Council for Cybersecurity, 2019-2020
  • Chairman of the PSD’s Guarda District Political Commission, 2014-2020
  • Coordinator of deputies of his parliamentary group, in the Commission of Rights Freedoms and Guarantees, 2015-2019
  • Supervisory Board of the Criminal Information System, 2014
  • Alderman of the City Council of Gouveia, 2005-2009
  • Chairman of the PSD’s Gouveia Political Commission, 2002-2005
  • Municipal Assembly of Gouveia, 2001-2005
  • Bar Association, 1992