Cristina Mendes Pires

Cristina Cabral Ribeiro

Managing Partner

Cristina Cabral Ribeiro is the founder partner of CCR Legal.

She has an extensive experience in corporate and M&A transactions as well as in commercial contracts.

She has been developing her activity in corporate assistance on both national and international highly complex transactions, namely on mergers, acquisitions, joint-venture agreements and restructurings.

She provides regular legal assistance to family businesses as well as to Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (UHNWI) and High Net Worth Individual (HNWI).

Professional background

Before founding CCR, she was Principal Associate at the Corporate and M&A Department of Garrigues developing a highly-specialized work in the M&A practice from 2006 to 2017.

She started her career in 2001 at Barrocas & Alves Pereira Law Firm ocusing her activity in Corporate, M&A, and Civil and Commercial Contracts.

Contact details

Tel.: (+351) 215 874 900



  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Reorganization
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Family Business
  • Consumer Law
  • Heritage Management
  • Digital Economy

Academic background

  • Law Degree, Law Faculty of Coimbra University (2001)
  • Post-Graduation in Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law, Law Faculty of Catholic University of Lisbon, (2004)
  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association