Expertise Practice Areas

Commercial Law

Morais Leitão provides continuous and cross-practice support and specialised legal advice in the most diverse aspects of the operation of its clients’ commercial activities, including the most relevant national and international business groups active in Portugal.

Morais Leitão assists in the drawing up and negotiation of all kinds of contracts (commercial, agency, distribution, franchising, supply). Every type of commercial law service is provided, including the planning and structuring of investments in Portugal and abroad, the preparation, negotiation and execution of association and partnership agreements or joint ventures, the licensing of industrial activities, corporate constitutions, re-organizations and restructurings, the preparation and negotiation of licensing agreements and the dissolution and liquidation of companies.

The advice provided also extends to the creation of joint ventures in several sectors of the economy, such as Banking and Financial Services, Retail and Consumer Goods, TMT, Energy and Natural Resources, Water and Waste or Sports and Entertainment, as well as obtaining structural and investment funds, tax subsidies, exemptions and benefits with an eye on special investments.