The global business world is becoming increasingly challenging for our clients. Through the best partnerships, we accompany their expansion and internationalisation in an integrated manner and with permanent familiar points of contact.
We understand the importance of respecting the history, culture, economics and policies of local markets and across sectors and we work closely with our clients to find a balance between what the law stipulates and how issues are handled in practice, ensuring their investments are safeguarded.


Bringing the best together - Lex Mundi

Since 2001, Morais Leitão has been the exclusive member in Portugal of Lex Mundi, the leading network of independent law firms, present in more than 125 countries.

As a member of the Lex Mundi network, we offer our clients preferential access to more than 22,000 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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Morais Leitão is a member of PrivacyRules, an international center of excellence for privacy and cybersecurity concerns whose primary goal is to provide independent, ethical, and trusted counsel on the dynamic privacy environment for clients and multinational organizations.
The members of the alliance are carefully chosen as world-class experts in legal, technology, digital forensics, data crisis communications and other data-related services. Through them, ProvacyRules help firms such as Morais Leitão provide clients unbiased, relevant, and specific information to accurately address current data privacy issues whilst also advising on best practices to prepare for future trends and threats.

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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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Employment Law Alliance


Morais Leitão joined the Employment Law Alliance (ELA)

ELA is the world's largest network of employment and immigration lawyers, with more than 3,000 lawyers across more than 90 countries and 150 jurisdictions (including all US states and all Canadian provinces).

Through this alliance, whose membership entails a rigorous selection process, we can accompany our clients in the most challenging cross-border matters.

Employment Law Alliance is a comprehensive global network of local labor, employment, and immigration attorneys. More than 90% of the firms included are ranked in Chambers & Partners and other relevant legal directories.

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