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Dispute Resolution

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Corporate / M&A

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Capital Markets

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Banking and Finance



Luís Branco receives widespread praise from interviewees, who consider him to be "absolutely unmatched" in the market. He is an expert in banking and finance law, covering structured finance, project finance and investment funds.
Filipe Vaz Pinto is an increasingly active member of the team and is noted by market commentators as "a very thorough lawyer, able to defend his clients' interests."
An authority in the corporate crime arena, Rui Patrício leads a variety of high-profile criminal and misdemeanour cases. Clients highlight his abilities in "managing conflicts with creativity and clarifying opportunities and risks."
Francisco Cortez climbs the rankings following impressive feedback from peers and clients alike, who single him out as an "amazing," highly active and experienced partner in corporate and commercial litigation. He represents clients from a variety of sectors including banking and sports.
António Pinto Leite specialises in civil, commercial and pharmaceutical disputes. Clients describe him as "an extraordinary lawyer and outstanding strategist."
José Manuel Galvão Teles is a revered figure in Portuguese law with a wealth of experience in civil and commercial litigation. He mostly focuses on the banking, energy and distribution sectors.
Tomás Vaz Pinto is increasingly active in M&A transactions, with a focus on the energy and natural resources industries.
Segismundo Pinto Basto frequently acts for clients from the healthcare and aviation industries.
Carlos Osório de Castro enjoys a solid reputation among market commentators, with one remarking: "He is extraordinary." He has particular expertise in the distribution and sports sectors.
Managing partner and energy specialist Nuno Galvão Teles has considerable experience in corporate deals and remains a highly recognised name in this market.
Practice head João Soares da Silva frequently represents banking institutions in a range of M&A and capital markets transactions.

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Up & Coming Capital Markets
Ricardo Andrade Amaro is noted by peers for his capital markets work in the energy sector. He is particularly skilled in securities law.
Luisa Soares da Silva is an increasingly active member of the team and climbs the rankings after being singled out by clients, who say she shows "great knowledge of capital markets and the banking and finance sector." Her recent mandates include share capital increases of listed companies, public offerings and takeovers.
João Soares da Silva has long-standing experience handling the full scope of capital markets operations and recently co-led the share capital increase of Banco Comercial Português. He is a well-regarded practitioner with further expertise in M&A.
Outstanding lawyer Carlos Osório de Castro is a household name in the market, noted for his "experience and popularity" among sources. He handles both domestic and cross-border operations.
Filipe Lowndes Marques specialises in project finance especially within the infrastructure sector. He has further know-how in securitisations.
Clients appreciate his "quality, knowledge, judgement and legal soundness."