Leonor joined ClientEarth’s Brussels office in April 2020 as an EU Litigation Lawyer focusing on a wide range of strategic impact litigation both at EU and national level.


Before joining ClientEarth she was a Litigation Associate at law firm PLMJ Advogados, SP, RL in Lisbon, Portugal focusing mainly on civil and commercial litigation.


Leonor is a qualified lawyer in Portugal and holds a law degree from the University of Lisbon – Faculty of Law (2015) and a master's degree (LLM) from Queen Mary University of London (2016).

The transition to a world in which people and planet thrive together begins with bold and courageous environmental laws. However, the law becomes dead letter if no one complies or enforces it. It is an honour to contribute to ClientEarth’s work to enforce of our environmental laws through strategic litigation against key decision-makers with a front-line ability to create actual change.

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