Tiago Silva Abade

Tiago Silva Abade

Principal Associate
Head of Public Law & Data Protection

Tiago Abade is Principal Associate of CCR Legal and head of the Public Law & Data Protection practice area.

He has been dedicating his career to Public & Administrative Law, Regulatory and Data Protection, working with private companies and public entities.

In previous professional positions he has participated in the amendments to a wide number of laws related to his core competences, including the Portuguese Procurement Law, the Portuguese Judiciary Reform, the Administrative Process Law, the Code of Procedure of the Administrative Courts and the EU Data Protection Package where it is included the proposed law regarding GDPR.

Professional background

From 2015 to 2018 he worked as Chief of Staff for the Secretary State of Justice.

Before 2015 he was a Manager at PwC Portugal.

Contact details

Tel.: (+351) 211 931 518



  • Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Public Procurement
  • Regulatory
  • Data Protection

Academic background

  • Law Degree, Lusíada University (2001)
  • Post-graduation in International Tax Planning Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster (2001)
  • Post-graduation in Corporate and Tax Law, Lisbon School of Economics & Management (2004)
  • Post-graduation in Public law, Law Faculty of Catholic University of Lisbon (2011)
  • Scholar phase of the Master’s Degree in Public Law, Law Faculty of Catholic University of Lisbon (2012).
  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association