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Banking and Finance

2021
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Capital Markets

2021
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Corporate / M&A

2021
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Dispute Resolution

2021
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Projects

2021
Band 3

Angola - General Business Law: International Firms

2021
Band 3

Mozambique- General Business Law: International Firms

2021

Advogados

Luís Branco is described as an "authority" in the banking sphere. He has a wealth of expertise in acquisition financings for banks and other financial institutions, particularly real estate acquisitions.

Filipe Lowndes Marques is an expert at assisting renowned banks and funds with a variety of banking and finance matters including project finance. Interviewees praise his market awareness, followed by his "strong knowledge and ability to advise clients very well."

Vítor Pereira das Neves is experienced in handling project and corporate financings. He regularly advises clients in the energy sector.

Claudia Santos Cruz advises on a variety of complex financing transactions, with a focus on the Angolan market. She regularly assists international banks and investors with project finance deals and debt restructurings.

Carlos Osório de Castro stands out for his longstanding experience in the market, with one source stating: "He is a great lawyer and a reference in the market." His expertise covers public offerings and takeover bids.

Eduardo Paulino rises in the rankings on the back of positive client feedback, with one highlighting his "very good technical knowledge of regulations and legal framework," adding: "He is able to provide solutions to specific operational issues in complex cases."He advises on a variety of capital market transactions, including share capital increases, tender offers, unsecured notes and debt issuances.

Nuno Galvão Teles is a prominent figure in the corporate sphere. He boasts a strong track record in energy and natural resources transactions.

Carlos Osório de Castro dedicates his practice to sales of share capital and public tender offers. He often assists clients in the energy and hospitality industries.

Segismundo Pinto Basto assists with corporate governance, M&A and restructuring transactions in the aviation and energy sectors. Clients value his "seriousness and loyalty in every case."

Tomás Vaz Pinto advises on the sale and purchase of share capital as well as the negotiation of shareholders' agreements. Interviewees appreciate his attention to detail and add that "he is a pleasure to work with."

Eduardo Paulino is known by interviewees to be an "excellent lawyer."He possesses broad experience in handling auction processes, the structuring of transactions and acquisitions of share capital.

Catarina Brito Ferreira specialises in energy-related transactions, frequently advising on acquisitions of share capital, divestments and due diligence. Clients describe her as "dedicated and very client-oriented."

Vítor Pereira das Neves is a recognised name in the market. He is noted for his activity in transactions in the energy sector.

Claudia Santos Cruz is a dual-qualified lawyer in Mozambique and Portugal. She also has extensive expertise in matters relating to Angola. From Lisbon, she assists clients in both countries, particularly in the telecommunications and real estate sectors.

Claudia Santos Cruz

Foreign Expertise in Angola Corporate/M&A
2021

António Pinto Leite is well recognised for his long track record in acting as both counsel and arbitrator.

Francisco Cortez is well versed in handling banking and finance disputes as well as litigation proceedings arising in the telecommunications and financial services sectors. One source describes him as a "good lawyer and great coordinator."

Filipe Vaz Pinto dedicates his practice to energy and construction litigation as well as arbitration proceedings. Clients enthuse: "He is very bright, understands things quickly and is very considerate."

António Pinto Leite is well recognised for his long track record in acting as both counsel and arbitrator.

Lisbon-based Claudia Santos Cruz offers a wealth of experience of finance matters, including debt restructuring and sector-related disputes. She is a talented practitioner who is often engaged by international players from the oil and gas and banking spheres. She offers further knowledge of technology mandates.

André Sousa Vieira is experienced assisting clients with matters arising from finance and capital market mandates. Market sources variously describe him as a "very good practitioner" and highlight his technical skills.

Luís Branco

Eminent Practitioners Projects
2021

Filipe Lowndes Marques is a "very experienced and secure lawyer when it comes to projects," sources state. He is an expert at handling project financing in the renewable energy and road infrastructure sectors.

Cláudia Castanheira dos Santos is known to be "clear in her explanations,"according to her clients. She focuses her work on project financing in the renewable energy and automotive sectors.

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