Dirce Rente



Dirce Rente joined Eversheds Sutherland FCB in 2023 as a Partner. Dirce coordinates the Department of Criminal, Regulatory and Compliance Law.

With over 15 years of experience, with a special focus on economic and cross-border criminality, Dirce has been listed and recommended as reference by the most prestigious and international directories and publications.

In the field of criminal law, she has represented clients in the largest and most complex criminal cases investigated and tried in Portugal, especially in white-collar crime.

She also has accumulated experience in regulatory law and advising national and international companies, having handled most important administrative offence cases in Portugal, particularly in the areas of financial law, capital markets, competition law and aviation law.

In the area of compliance, Dirce advises national and international companies on the prevention of corruption, money laundering, terrorist financing and international sanctions.


2023 - present

Eversheds Sutherland FCB


2020 - 2023

PLMJ Advogados

Managing Associate

2015 - 2019

PLMJ Advogados

Senior Associate

2011 - 2014

PLMJ Advogados


2007 - 2010

PLMJ Advogados 

Trainee Lawyer

Professional Associations


Portuguese Bar Association


2022 - present

Institute of Criminal Law - Lisbon University Law School & Institute of Legal and Political Science (ICPJ) & Ernst & Young

Post Graduation programme in Corporate, Governance, Compliance and Public Supervision 


Lisbon University Law School

Master's Degree in Forensic Sciences


Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences - Lisbon University Law School

I Advanced Course on International and European Judicial Co-operation in Criminal Matters


Institute of Economic and European Criminal law, University of Coimbra Law School

Post Graduation programme in Economc and European Criminal law

2003 - 2007

University of Coimbra Law School

Degree in Law


Portuguese, English, Spanish, French

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