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Corporate / M&A

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Dispute Resolution

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Capital Markets

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Banking and Finance



Peers say Filipa Morais Alçada is "very knowledgeable, experienced and active in projects." Clients are also impressed: "She is hard-working and understands our needs."
Peers highlight Cláudia Castanheira dos Santos for her experience in banking and finance and corporate law.
Interviewees highlight Filipe Lowndes Marques's "commercial approach, understanding of client needs, experience in the sector and deep legal knowledge."
Luís Branco is a widely recognised and respected name in the market. Clients say "he is one of the best in Portugal, an expert. He's one of the most experienced lawyers in this area; an authority for project finance."
Francisco Cortez is a highly active commercial litigator. He climbs the rankings having earned warm recommendations from interviewees.
António Pinto Leite leads the team. He recently assisted Philips with an IP litigation case, and is also very much in demand as an arbitrator.
Peers describe Rui Patrício as "one of the best corporate crime lawyers in the market." Clients praise his legal expertise, commercial awareness and dedication.
Senior statesman José Manuel Galvão Teles remains a well-respected market figure.
Miguel Galvão Teles is unanimously recognised as an authority in this area.
Sources concur that Tomás Vaz Pinto is "a highly skilled and proactive M&A lawyer."
Segismundo Pinto Basto led many of the firm's key M&A cases of the year.
Managing partner Nuno Galvão Teles attracts praise for his work in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
Peers regard practice head João Soares da Silva as a leading name in the Portuguese corporate/M&A market.
Clients enjoy working with Carlos Osório de Castro, with one stating: "He has a very deep understanding of business transactions and always gives accurate and crystal-clear advice."
Senior statesman Miguel Galvão Teles handles corporate and M&A matters as part of a varied practice which also includes litigation.
Young associate Eduardo Paulino enters the rankings on the back of warm client feedback. "He is very knowledgeable and a highlight in the team," remarks an interviewee.
Luisa Soares da Silva earns praise for her prowess in debt capital markets.
Banking and finance and capital markets expert Filipe Lowndes Marques is a favourite for securitisations.
Clients point to João Soares da Silva as their first choice for the more complex matters, and peers admire his expertise in equity capital markets and M&A.
Peers unanimously agree that Carlos Osório de Castro is a reference in the Portuguese capital markets arena.
A perceptive and resourceful negotiator."Clients describe Filipe Lowndes Marques as "highly technical and strong in transactional banking matters."
According to clients, practice head Luís Branco is "a brilliant lawyer, extremely intelligent and clever.