Luis Paulino

Luis Paulino

Senior Associate Lisbon, Portugal

Luís is a Senior Associate in Kennedys’ Portugal office. He qualified in Portugal in 2013 and has been with Kennedys since 2014. Luís represents insurers and insureds in relation to professional liability claims. He specialises in liability for lawyers, aviation, IT and cyber, with a particular emphasis on data protection.

He is a specialist in commercial and corporate matters. He also handles cyber insurance claims and provides advice on policy wording and compliance techniques. Luís is fluent in Portuguese and English and also speaks Spanish and French.


  • Qualified in Portugal in 2013

Work highlights

  • Successfully defended numerous professional liability claims against lawyers and insurers, under the Bar Association insurance programme.
  • Advised on debt collection litigation, which surpassed the million Euro mark in February 2017.
  • Drafted and reviewed policy wording for major insurance companies.
  • Advised a major international bank on an aircraft registry matter, which led to a successful transaction for several million Euros.