Cátia Pereira Baptista

Team Leader and Associate Lawyer

Main Practice Areas

Civil Litigation

Immigration Law

Insolvency and Restructuring



Portuguese, English, Spanish



Cátia Pereira Baptista is a team leader and associate Lawyer and is part of the Immigration Department at Caiado Guerreiro.

With a remarkable track record of over 13 years in Civil Litigation, Cátia has been providing sound legal advice to various clients, including credit institutions, rental companies, and other service providers. Her expertise extends to managing asset portfolios of national and international investors, particularly NPL/REO portfolios.

She has been a valuable asset to the Immigration Department since the beginning of 2023.

Cátia also acts in several other areas: Air Claims, Insolvency and Personal and Corporate Restructuring. The Lawyer has a degree in Law from the University of Lisbon and joined Caiado Guerreiro in May 2019.

  •  Attendance of the Postgraduate Course in Banking, Stock Exchange and Insurance Law at Universidade de Coimbra, 2019
  • Japanese Language Course at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2017-2018
  • Insolvency Law Course by the Portuguese Bar Association, 2015
  • Executive Process Update Course at the Universidade de Lisboa, 2013
  • Degree in Law from the Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, 2009
  • Lawyer at the law firm Caiado Guerreiro, since 2019
  • Lawyer at the law firm ABC Legal, 2012-2018
  • Trainee Lawyer in the law firm ABC Legal, 2009-2012
  • Pre-internship at the law firm ABC Legal, 2008-2009
  • 2022 – Litigation Expert of the Year in Portugal | Global Awards
  • 2021 – Litigation Expert of the Year in Portugal |Global Awards
  • Bar association