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Compass Lexecon expands its presence in the EMEA region with the opening of an office in Lisbon

Compass Lexecon, a leading business consultancy, has announced the inauguration of its office in Lisbon as part of its ongoing expansion strategy in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

The newly established office will be headed by Senior Vice President Helder Vasconcelos, a distinguished Portuguese economist with over twenty years of experience in competition policy and regulation, both in the private and public sectors. Vasconcelos brings a wealth of expertise to his position, advising a diverse group of clients on highly complex competition and antitrust matters.

Jorge Padilla, EMEA Practice Chair at Lexecon compass, expressed his enthusiasm for the expansion, stating: “Our ambition to have the Lisbon office run by a top-class local team is now a reality.” He highlighted the role of Vasconcelos and his team as trusted advisors to Portuguese law firms, corporate entities and regulatory clients, highlighting the office’s potential to further the firm’s commitment to providing exceptional service.

Kirsten Edwards-Warren, co-director of Compass Lexecon EMEA, highlighted the strategic importance of the Lisbon office in driving business growth in Portugal and Brazil. She praised Vasconcelos’ technical skills and strong client relationships, expressing confidence that the office would thrive under his leadership.

Source: Compass Lexecon