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About Us

Morais Leitão has established institutional partnerships with leading law firms and law firms in Angola, Mozambique and Macau (including a foreign law office in Hong Kong), in order to respond to the increasing needs of its clients, thus creating the Morais Leitão Legal Circle network.

In addition to the exclusive representation of its clients in each of the jurisdictions, the objective was to establish a common platform for the provision of quality services to clients of all companies, based on shared values ​​and common principles of action.

Internally, we have in Morais Leitão permanent lawyers teams to advise clients on international transactions, namely in matters involving the Portuguese-speaking African Countries through the "Africa Team" and in matters related to the Asian market with the "Asia Team".

World Ready with Lex Mundi

Since 2001, Morais Leitão has been the exclusive member in Portugal of Lex Mundi, the leading association of independent law firms, present in more than 100 countries.

As a member of the Lex Mundi network, we have been able to offer our clients preferential access to more than 21,000 lawyers worldwide - through a single point of contact. Individually, each member firm of Lex Mundi is a leader in its own jurisdiction. Together, the members of Lex Mundi offer resources of unparalleled depth and breadth throughout the world.

By working with other members of Lex Mundi, we can seamlessly support our clients with their most challenging cross-border operations and litigation. Our clients can easily access local know-how and experience in virtually any worldwide jurisdiction.

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L&E Global

At Morais Leitão, networking is a strategic priority, so that each lawyer is always up-to-date on the themes and developments of his area of activity or the sectors in which he operates.

In labor law, we belong to L&E Global, an alliance of independent companies and offices, which provides advice to employers on labor relations, labor laws, migratory regimes and labor rights.

Members of L&E Global are recognized for their expertise in labor law advice around the world, and the network is expanding to new jurisdictions.

ELG – The Energy Law Group

Historically the energy sector has always represented a strength of Morais Leitão in terms of expertise and work in the area. This justifies membership in the ELG - Energy Law Group, a highly specialized association of about 500 lawyers dedicated to energy and natural resources.

Founded in 1993, this network enables the sharing of knowledge of leading independent companies in their respective markets, with presence in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, where they cooperate with companies, banks, government entities, regulators and institutions.

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