An international firm, one common culture.

  • 7 Offices
  • + 50 Partners
  • + 250 Lawyers
  • + 450 People
Sao Tome
and Principe
East Timor

Morais Leitão is an international law firm with headquarters in Portugal, which, through its network Morais Leitão Legal Circle, also ensures presence in Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique and Singapore. We are driven by quality and innovative legal thinking - regardless of country, culture or continent. We operate with common values and principles in order to establish a platform for providing quality legal services to clients around the world.

At Morais Leitão, we ensure that the tradition of legal depth is always combined with innovation, consistently offering excellent legal services and procedures in any location. We anticipate trends in the different areas of law, proactively supporting clients in all sectors of activity in their internationalisation and transnational operations. This is what we are passionate about: we develop legal services on a daily basis to guarantee clients the achievement of their strategic objectives, with a cohesive international team able to offer an integrated and effective service.

Growing today.
Firm for tomorrow.

A firm with a common culture

With offices in Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Portugal and Singapore and the capacity to provide services in Brazil, Guinea-Bissau, Macau, São Tomé and Príncipe and East Timor, our network Morais Leitão Legal Circle operates under the motto "a firm with a common culture". By ensuring the same procedures, systems, values and operating principles, we guarantee the quality of service in every delivery and interaction, regardless of geography.

Morais Leitão Legal Circle

The Morais Leitão Legal Circle is an international network based upon the sharing of values and common principles of action with the purpose of establishing a platform that delivers high quality legal services to clients around the world.



China Desk

China’s business relationship with Portugal and Lusophone Africa is evolving rapidly especially under the New Silk Road strategy. With our China D...

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French Desk

In response to the challenges of the current market – resumption of French investment in Portugal, a growing demand of access to the benefits of th...

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German Desk

The German Desk is an in-house team at Morais Leitão focused on clients from German-speaking countries, drawing on our extensive experience in...

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Indian Desk

In keeping with our broad strategy of growth and international presence and addressing the increasing needs of our clients throughout the world...

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Other Partnerships

Throughout the world, we work with the most specialised networks, guaranteeing quality legal service in any jurisdiction.

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