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Arbitragem
Recommended Tier 1
Arbitragem

"They offer a high level of competence, technical expertise, determination, engagement and proximity to the client."

Advogados Recomendados
Arbitragem
Contencioso
Recommended Tier 1
Contencioso

"Sources recommend the team for the high quality of service: a very reliable support, reactive and present when..."

Advogados Recomendados
Contencioso
Contencioso Penal, Contra-Ordenacional e Compliance
Recommended Tier 1
Contencioso Penal, Contra-Ordenacional e Compliance

"Highly regarded and expanding team covering the full range of corporate, financial and commercial litigation as well as..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • João Medeiros (Band 1)
    "He is competent, creative and shows strong technical capacity allied with a human dimension."
  • Paulo Farinha Alves
    "He handles criminal cases involving banking and financial institutions."
Contencioso Penal, Contra-Ordenacional e Compliance
Corporate / M&A
Recommended Tier 1
Corporate / M&A

"They provide high international competence and knowledge of law, are client-minded and have a sound understanding of a..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Luís Sáragga Leal (Senior Statesman)
    "He is highly regarded for cross-border operations and investments as the head of the international projects team."
  • Manuel Santos Vítor
    "He's very experienced, always available and has demonstrated very good legal skills and outstanding negotiation capability."
  • Diogo Perestrelo (Band 2)
    "Diogo Perestrelo is noted as "a reference in corporate work and a good, reliable lawyer."
Corporate / M&A
Energia e Recursos Naturais
Recommended Tier 2
Energia e Recursos Naturais

"A multidisciplinary team with good expertise in the energy sector."

Advogados Recomendados
Energia e Recursos Naturais (Internacional)
Recommended Tier 2
Energia e Recursos Naturais (Internacional)

"I have found them to be very competent and they've always kept to commitments on time, giving a quality product. They..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Santos Vítor (Band 2)
    "He brings corporate expertise to matters in the energy sector and is recognized for his international practice, often working on operations in Africa."
  • Ana Oliveira Rocha
    "She is "proactive and reliable" and "very business driven and easy to work with."
Energia e Recursos Naturais (Internacional)
Europeu e Concorrência
Recommended Tier 1
Europeu e Concorrência

"Its strongest points are without a doubt their effectiveness in accomplishing the task that we give them in a very..."

Advogados Recomendados
Europeu e Concorrência
Fiscal
Recommended Tier 1
Fiscal

"They stand out from others in the fact that they can help with different matters but with a single member leading the..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • João Magalhães Ramalho
    "João Magalhães Ramalho focuses on tax and international trade, as well as the tax elements of real estate transactions."
  • Nuno Cunha Barnabé (Band 2)
    "Nuno da Cunha Barnabé is viewed by clients as "very organized and dedicated," and someone who "goes very deep into the analysis of the problems."
  • Serena Cabrita Neto (Band 2)
    "She is one of the best tax lawyers in the country. She has full control of tax matters and all related issues."
  • Miguel C. Reis
    "He handles everyday tax issues for clients as well as more complex tax litigation matters and international corporate transactions."
Fiscal
Financeiro e Bancário
Recommended Tier 2
Financeiro e Bancário

"A friendly team, with a sensible approach and particularly good in strategy."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Hugo Rosa Ferreira
    "He is praised for providing "very sound and responsive advice, in touch with the way things operate in Portugal."
  • Bruno Ferreira
    "He is good at finding the middle ground, he's easy to work with and a clear communicator."
Financeiro e Bancário
Imobiliário
Recommended Tier 1
Imobiliário

"The team has a great ability to respond to multiple issues and the lawyers are pragmatic, straightforward and..."

Advogados Recomendados
Imobiliário
Mercado de Capitais
Recommended Tier 3
Mercado de Capitais

"They move things along and are notably responsive, with a focus on the important factors."

Advogados Recomendados
  • André Figueiredo
    "He has extensive experience in capital markets and in particular single out his skill in debt transactions."
  • Gonçalo dos Reis Martins
    "He is well versed in securitization transactions and is credited for his great knowledge of recent trends and the specificities of derivatives."
Mercado de Capitais
Porto
Recommended Tier 1
Porto

"They are very responsive in covering all the ground we need and are seamless in terms of advice."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Cavaleiro Brandão (Band 1)
    "He is an undisputedly great labour lawyer with wide experience and dedication."
  • Tomás Pessanha (Band 1)
    "He is an excellent lawyer with a consolidated economic and fiscal base and strong capability to understand client needs."
  • Miguel C. Reis (Band 2)
    "He is very committed to clients and known to be effective and a fantastic tax lawyer."
  • Diogo Duarte Campos
    "He provides support in public law matters including on construction and infrastructure projects, public procurement and arbitration, with a lot of expertise."
  • Manuel Liberal Jerónimo
    "He has a special ability to find compromise and is a "knowledgeable" corporate lawyer."
Porto
Private Equity
Recommended Tier 2
Private Equity

"They are very friendly, sensitive and with a high emotional intelligence, which was especially important in an M&A deal."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Duarte Schmidt Lino (Band 2)
    "He has the capacity to negotiate based on his great creativity with solutions. In addition, he is always available and meets deadlines."
  • Diogo Perestrelo (Band 2)
    "Diogo Perestrelo focuses his practice mainly on M&A and private equity transactions, especially MBOs."
Private Equity
Projectos
Recommended Tier 2
Projectos

"The team members go beyond their role as business advisers and are practical and knowledgeable."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Pedro Melo
    "Pedro Melo is highly regarded for his knowledge of construction activity in the public sector. He routinely advises on road infrastructure and transport projects."
  • Inês Pinto da Costa
    "She is very hard-working, with a practical approach towards business issues."
  • Diogo Perestrelo (Band 2)
    "He is very well regarded within the market."
  • Ana Graça Remondes
    "She is an outstanding lawyer who is totally reliable and very knowledgeable."
Projectos
Propriedade Intelectual
Recommended Tier 1
Propriedade Intelectual

"They render an excellent service, approach the cases with a very smart, quick and effective attitude and, above all..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Lopes Rocha (Band 1)
    "Manuel Lopes Rocha regularly acts as arbitrator on pharmaceutical patent cases and remains a well-known figure in the Portuguese IP arena."
  • Ana Teresa Pulido
    "She is an outstanding lawyer in her practice due to her experience and knowledge of all the problems that may arise."
Propriedade Intelectual
Propriedade Intelectual: Ciências da Vida
Recommended Tier 2
Propriedade Intelectual: Ciências da Vida

"They are responsive and multidisciplinary, with great knowledge of matters of interest. We consider them our working..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Lopes Rocha
    "He is an expert in pharmaceutical cases and recognized in the Portuguese IP sphere."
  • Ana Teresa Pulido
    "She is recognised for her skills in trade mark cases as well as her extensive experience in patent litigation, notably concerning the pharmaceutical industry."
Propriedade Intelectual: Ciências da Vida
Público
Recommended Tier 2
Público

"Their knowledge in public concessions is fundamental. Also the focus and experience shown are excellent assets that..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Pedro Melo (Band 2)
    "He is highly experienced, with a very pragmatic approach for troubleshooting. Furthermore, he is available 24/7."
  • Tiago Duarte (Band 2)
    "Tiago Duarte continues to be a well-reputed figure in the Portuguese public law arena for his professional and academic background."
Público
Restruturações & Insolvência
Recommended Tier 1
Restruturações & Insolvência

"The team has a wise and strategic approach, with a great professionalism and great knowledge."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Nuno Líbano Monteiro (Band 1)
    "He is resilient and very skillful in outlining strategic action."
  • Filipa Cotta
    "She showed mastery of the topic and was able to provide good suggestions and a commercial understanding of the issues."
Restruturações & Insolvência
Seguros
Recommended Tier 1
Seguros

"Premier practice with solid knowledge of the insurance sector and notable transactional strength."

Advogados Recomendados
Seguros
Telecomunicações, Media e Tecnologia
Recommended Tier 1
Telecomunicações, Media e Tecnologia

"The team has the expertise in these matters, the prompt response, the practical sense in solving the questions and..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Luís Miguel Pais Antunes (Band 2)
    "He is very experienced - a good coordinator with a long track record in competition work."
  • Manuel Lopes Rocha (Band 1)
    "Manuel Lopes Rocha is highly respected by peers for his expertise in the field, particularly with regard to litigation and IP aspects of technology matters."
  • Daniel Reis (Band 1)
    "He is a very good commercial lawyer. He immediately understands business needs and tries to find innovative legal avenues for those business issues and objectives."
Telecomunicações, Media e Tecnologia
Trabalho
Recommended Tier 1
Trabalho

"They provide excellent advice, they have a good and deep knowledge of labor law and can apply it to cases with a..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Abel Mesquita (Eminent Practitioner)
    "He retains an excellent reputation in the market. He is noted for his extensive experience and considerable strength in collective bargaining matters."
  • Manuel Cavaleiro Brandão (Band 1)
    "He is a well-known lawyer with a wealth of experience in a range of employment law matters."
  • Tiago Cortes (Band 2)
    "He is permanently available and an open-minded person when we need to discuss and analyze."
  • Nuno Guedes Vaz
    "He provides a practical approach – that's very important – and he is very helpful in anticipating questions."
  • Cláudia Varela
    "She is very good in applying theoretical knowledge to concrete cases."
Trabalho
Transportes e Aviação
Recommended Tier 2
Transportes e Aviação

"They are always available and responsive and meet the tight timeframes."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Santos Vítor (Band 2)
    "He has the ability to take a commercial approach to any issues in order to find solutions that work from both a legal and commercial perspectives."
  • Nuno Luis Sapateiro
    "He is "well regarded" by peers and praised by sources for his high expertise in the airline and aircraft fields."
Transportes e Aviação
Urbanismo
Recommended Tier 2
Urbanismo

"The team provides excellent work product, proactive problem-solving and practical, down-to-earth, implementable advice."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Sara Blanco de Morais
    "She is very efficient, provides very good support and is hands-on, with good expertise in urban planning."
Urbanismo
Arbitragem
Recommended Tier 1
Arbitragem

"The team has profound skills and knowledge and is available when we need it. We appreciate the lawyers' expertise..."

Advogados Recomendados
Arbitragem
Contencioso
Recommended Tier 1
Contencioso

"Highly regarded team covering the full range of corporate, financial and commercial litigation as well as corporate..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • José Miguel Júdice (Star Individuals)
    "He is hailed by peers as "a force of nature" in the dispute resolution arena"
  • Nuno Líbano Monteiro (Band 1)
    "He has "a wealth of knowledge and a very convincing track record; he is a winner," say clients. He specialises in restructuring and insolvency disputes and civil litigation."
  • Pedro Faria
    "He is described by clients as an "experienced and determined" litigator. He heads the commercial litigation team where he frequently represents clients from the automobile industry."
  • Pedro Metello de Nápoles
    "He is a well-regarded practitioner focused on consumer law, product liability and the construction sector"
Contencioso
Contencioso Penal, Contra-Ordenacional e Compliance
Recommended Tier 1
Contencioso Penal, Contra-Ordenacional e Compliance

"The team has profound skills and knowledge and is available when we need it. We appreciate the lawyers' expertise..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • João Medeiros (Band 1)
    "Criminal law expert, he is responsible for the group handling white-collar crime and compliance disputes. Sources say he "has a lot of experience, is very available to the client and is a notable player in the market."
  • Paulo Farinha Alves
    "He handles criminal disputes in the banking, finance and sports sectors."
Contencioso Penal, Contra-Ordenacional e Compliance
Corporate / M&A
Recommended Tier 1
Corporate / M&A

"A very responsive team that answers all questions and provides excellent support in complex transactions."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Luís Sáragga Leal (Senior statesman)
    "He is "the star at PLMJ and exceptional in the Chinese market," states one market commentator. He heads the international projects team and the China desk at the firm."
  • Manuel Santos Vítor
    "He is specialises in the energy sector. He advises domestic and foreign clients on a range of corporate issues."
  • Diogo Perestrelo (Band 2)
    "He is noted as an active player in the M&A arena. He advises on transactions across a variety of sectors, especially energy and infrastructure. He is also qualified in Brazil."
Corporate / M&A
Energia e Recursos Naturais
Recommended Tier 2
Energia e Recursos Naturais

"A very good service, good expertise and a full team with experts in all areas. Efficient and reliable. Technically..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Santos Vítor (Band 2)
    "He is experienced in major energy transactions for domestic and foreign clients."
  • Diogo Perestrelo
    "He provides support on M&A matters, frequently in the energy sector. He is well known for his work on project finance transactions"
  • Ana Oliveira Rocha
    "She supports key clients on regulatory matters, assisting with contracts in the oil and gas industry."
Energia e Recursos Naturais
Energia e Recursos Naturais (Internacional)
Recommended Tier 2
Energia e Recursos Naturais (Internacional)

"Robust team recognised for its assistance with corporate transactions, frequently advising international clients from..."

Advogados Recomendados
Energia e Recursos Naturais (Internacional)
Europeu e Concorrência
Recommended Tier 1
Europeu e Concorrência

"There is not a single subject that the lawyers cannot handle. The firm has solid expertise, a good mix of seniority, a..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Ricardo Oliveira (Band 2)
    "He is a seasoned lawyer, who is always reachable and very experienced. He is pragmatic, with a business mind."
  • Sara Estima Martins
    "She has noteworthy experience in merger control, restrictive practices and competition compliance programmes. One client said she "maintains great knowledge, analytical sharpness and adaptability."
Europeu e Concorrência
Fiscal
Recommended Tier 2
Fiscal

"Sizeable and growing tax department that frequently advises on complex tax matters particularly in M&A, real estate and..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • João Magalhães Ramalho (Band 2)
    "He offers extensive expertise in tax, exports and international trade. Sources note: "He knows perfectly the way international clients work and the expectations of the clients. He controls Portuguese tax law from each and every angle."
  • Nuno Cunha Barnabé
    "A very good professional with good knowledge on tax issues." He frequently advises high net worth individuals and is dual-qualified in Portugal and Switzerland."
  • Serena Cabrita Neto
    "She is highlighted by sources for her proficiency in tax litigation, in which she assists various domestic and international companies. She is "very competent and very concerned with the clients."
  • Miguel C. Reis (Band 2)
    "He has a wealth of experience providing tax advice on M&A, corporate restructuring and financial transactions. One client says: "I am happy with his performance and achievements - he's a tax expert."
Fiscal
Financeiro e Bancário
Recommended Tier 2
Financeiro e Bancário

"The team offers professionalism and availability."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Hugo Rosa Ferreira
    "Always available and responsive: a very efficient advocate. He demonstrates particular acumen in cross-border operations."
Financeiro e Bancário
Imobiliário
Recommended Tier 1
Imobiliário

"The team at PLMJ is the best I know across Europe. It is very focused, client-oriented and provides a trustful working..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Pedro Sáragga Leal (Senior Statesman)
    "Renowned real estate practitioner comes recognised as "a reference in the Portuguese market - someone who doesn't need an introduction." He is highly respected for his extensive experience on real estate transactions."
  • Tiago Mendonça de Castro
    "He is a specialist on corporate real estate transactions, with particular expertise in the retail sector. He is acknowledged by interviewees as "a good lawyer with strong experience in the area of retail."
  • Rita Alarcão Júdice (Band 2)
    "She is praised by one source as "very impressive - she is very calm and competent, and technically speaking a highly qualified lawyer."
Imobiliário
Mercado de Capitais
Recommended Tier 3
Mercado de Capitais

"The firm is very secure in what the lawyers say and do, very knowledgeable and experienced and at the same time very..."

Porto
Recommended Tier 1
Porto

"The firm has a great ability to prioritise problems and understands matters fully. It shows excellent execution when it..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Cavaleiro Brandão (Band 1)
    "He widely regarded by peers as "one of the best" employment lawyers in the market. He handles the full scope of employment matters and is increasingly active in arbitration."
  • Tomás Pessanha (Band 1)
    "He has a very strategic and objective vision of matters and co-ordinates all work very well," say clients. He is widely praised by sources for his experience in the corporate and M&A arena."
  • Miguel C. Reis (Band 2)
    "He is described by clients as "very pragmatic, straightforward and objective." He advises on the full range of tax issues arising from financing and M&A transactions."
  • Diogo Duarte Campos (Up and Coming)
    "Market sources single him out as an increasingly active player in public law and clients say: "He understands exactly what we want and demonstrates good analytical skills and know-how."
  • Manuel Liberal Jerónimo (Associate to Watch)
    "He impresses clients with his skill in corporate matters and M&A: "He is available and provides fast responses and very correct analysis of matters."
Porto
Private Equity
Recommended Tier 2
Private Equity

"The firm can handle more complex transactions. It really defends our interests, and we appreciate the quality and..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Duarte Schmidt Lino
    "He has notable expertise in investment funds, and market commentators recognise him as an increasingly active player in the Portuguese market."
  • Diogo Perestrelo (Band 2)
    "He covers M&As, MBIs and MBOs. Sources note that he makes a "great impression" when advising prominent clients on their transactions."
Private Equity
Projectos
Recommended Tier 2
Projectos

"Strong domestic and cross-border practice covering the full gamut of infrastructure and energy projects. Offers broad..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Pedro Melo
    "He has been an excellent ally to bring good results to our matters - he is perfectly available and has a very pragmatic approach for complex issues."
  • Inês Pinto da Costa
    "She is particularly knowledgeable of the Angolan market where she handles project finance, construction contracts and private investment deals."
  • Diogo Perestrelo (Band 2)
    "He is noted by clients as having "excellent commercial vision and know-how in contractual relations regarding concessions." He has considerable experience in the transport and infrastructure sectors."
  • Ana Graça Remondes
    "She frequently handles mandates in PPPs and public procurement contracts in the transport and road infrastructure arenas."
Projectos
Propriedade Intelectual
Recommended Tier 1
Propriedade Intelectual

"Prominent and highly regarded team offering wide-ranging expertise in IP matters including trade marks, patents..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Lopes Rocha (Band 1)
    "He is particularly well regarded in IT-related matters, handling a range of topics including copyright and software patents"
  • Ana Teresa Pulido
    "She is noted by sources for her experience in trade mark and patent litigation, with particular expertise in the pharmaceutical industry."
Propriedade Intelectual
Público
Recommended Tier 2
Público

"Notable practice in arbitration matters, concession agreements and public tenders. Frequently active in the..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Pedro Melo (Band 2)
    "Praised by market commentators as "a very good lawyer, prompt and responsive." He continues to be a well-regarded practitioner, noted for his work in administrative matters and litigation. He is experienced in the areas of transport and infrastructure"
  • Tiago Duarte (Band 2)
    "Appreciated by clients for his “multi-sectoral knowledge, providing security and strong support in legal opinions.” He is active in administrative litigation and provides a strong academic background."
Público
Restruturações & Insolvência
Recommended Tier 1
Restruturações & Insolvência

"PLMJ is always part of the solution. The lawyers anticipate scenarios, they make very wise proposals and they know how..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Nuno Líbano Monteiro (Band 1)
    "He is a leader and knows how to manage his team effectively on a case by case basis." He is widely regarded as an expert in restructuring and insolvency law."
  • Filipa Cotta
    "She has extensive litigation experience and is noted as "a great lawyer" among clients."
Restruturações & Insolvência
Seguros
Recommended Tier 1
Seguros

"Highly regarded, multi-disciplinary team, with particular strength in M&A transactions in the insurance industry..."

Advogados Recomendados
Seguros
Telecomunicações, Media e Tecnologia
Recommended Tier 1
Telecomunicações, Media e Tecnologia

"Distinguished practice with particular expertise in the technology and telecoms sectors. Market-leading team also..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Luís Miguel Pais Antunes (Band 2)
    "He has substantial experience in the telecoms industry, and continues to be active in litigation in the sector."
  • Manuel Lopes Rocha (Band 1)
    "He is widely respected for his work in TMT, and is particularly active in related litigation. He is highlighted by impressed sources for his prowess in the IP aspects of technology matters."
  • Daniel Reis (Band 1)
    "He has a good understanding of technology and risk tolerance, and is very pragmatic and helpful." He is noted for his capabilities in the technology sector and specialises in data protection."
Telecomunicações, Media e Tecnologia
Trabalho
Recommended Tier 1
Trabalho

"It is very professional and very strong in labour law. The team is not just good in its knowledge of the law, but in..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Abel Mesquita (Eminent practitioner)
    "He continues to be greatly respected in the area of employment law, thanks particularly to his specialist expertise in collective bargaining agreements."
  • Manuel Cavaleiro Brandão (Band 1)
    "He is highly praised by sources who consider him "one of the best litigators" and "one of the most experienced labour law lawyers in the country."
  • Tiago Cortes (Band 2)
    "He has the key points of a labour litigation lawyer and is very good in court."
  • Nuno Guedes Vaz
    "He is well respected among market commentators, and noted for his extensive experience in collective agreements."
  • Cláudia Varela
    "She assists clients with various employment issues and is particularly active on restructuring and downsizing processes. Sources say: "She is always available and supports us a lot."
Trabalho
Transportes e Aviação
Recommended Tier 2
Transportes e Aviação

"Well regarded practice that offers strength across the board, including in aviation contracts, lease and purchase..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Santos Vítor (Band 2)
    "He is appreciated for his solid expertise in aviation matters. In particular he is noted as "a very knowledgeable lawyer on finance and regulatory work."
  • Nuno Luis Sapateiro
    "He works as a key member of the aviation team and is able to call upon his insurance expertise when advising clients. He is particularly active on regulatory matters."
Transportes e Aviação
Urbanismo
Recommended Tier 2
Urbanismo

"This firm has very good knowledge of the law and much experience in this field. The team is attentive, responsive and..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Sara Blanco de Morais
    "She focuses on town and country planning, for which she is praised as "an expert, who is smart and quick." She has recently been active advising on tourism projects"
Urbanismo
Arbitragem
Recommended Tier 1
Arbitragem
Advogados Recomendados
Arbitragem
Contencioso
Recommended Tier 1
Contencioso

"The team's availability is undoubtedly its best feature. The lawyers are very dedicated to our matters and always alert..."

Advogados Recomendados
Contencioso
Contencioso Penal, Contra-Ordenacional e Compliance
Recommended Tier 1
Contencioso Penal, Contra-Ordenacional e Compliance

"The team has a good understanding of our business, which makes things easier to deal with."

Advogados Recomendados
  • João Medeiros (Band 2)
    "He heads the crime department and enjoys an impressive reputation in the market. He focuses on white-collar crime, compliance and medical negligence."
  • Paulo Farinha Alves
    "He is particularly renowned for his work in corporate crime matters. He also handles compliance and disputes in the sports sector."
Contencioso Penal, Contra-Ordenacional e Compliance
Corporate / M&A
Recommended Tier 1
Corporate / M&A

"The quality of the team's work is excellent from a multinational perspective and it provided us with a series of..."

Advogados Recomendados
Corporate / M&A
Energia e Recursos Naturais
Recommended Tier 1
Energia e Recursos Naturais

"The lawyers are always available, quick to respond and very clear in the solutions provided, which is fundamental. They..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Santos Vítor (Band 2)
    "He is highlighted by market commentators as a very capable and knowledgeable lawyer. He focuses his practice on energy transactions."
  • Ana Oliveira Rocha
    "According to clients, she is a tough lawyer who gives clear advice. She has led on a significant number of cross-border operations of late."
Energia e Recursos Naturais
Energia e Recursos Naturais (Internacional)
Recommended Tier 2
Energia e Recursos Naturais (Internacional)

"The lawyers are always available, quick to respond and very clear in the solutions provided, which is fundamental. They..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Santos Vítor (Band 2)
    "He is highlighted by market commentators as a very capable and knowledgeable lawyer. He focuses his practice on energy transactions."
  • Ana Oliveira Rocha
    "She is a tough lawyer who gives clear advice. She has led on a significant number of cross-border operations of late."
Energia e Recursos Naturais (Internacional)
Europeu e Concorrência
Recommended Tier 1
Europeu e Concorrência

"The team's work is truly exceptional; it aligns legal knowledge with commercial advantages. The lawyers have very..."

Advogados Recomendados
Europeu e Concorrência
Financeiro e Bancário
Recommended Tier 2
Financeiro e Bancário

"The team was always on top of things, worked comfortably ahead of pace while remaining approachable, personable and..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Hugo Rosa Ferreira
    "He has become increasingly active in the market and enjoys a growing reputation among peers. Clients praise his extreme availability and added value services."
Financeiro e Bancário
Fiscal
Recommended Tier 2
Fiscal

"We choose this firm for the most complex matters because of its excellence and capacity to bring several areas together..."

Advogados Recomendados
Fiscal
Imobiliário
Recommended Tier 1
Imobiliário

"The firm's great advantage is its wide range of areas of expertise, which makes this team very versatile and efficient..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Pedro Sáragga Leal (Band 1)
    "He is widely admired for his knowledge of the real estate market. He has tremendous experience and skill, notes one impressed source."
  • Tiago Mendonça de Castro
    "He has a strong leadership profile and articulates real estate issues very well."
  • Rita Alarcão Júdice (Band 2)
    "Peers praise her's hands-on practice, agreeing that she has progressed very consistently and has an excellent name in the market."
  • Sofia Gomes de Sousa
    "She is recognised for her transactional focus in real estate."
Imobiliário
Mercado de Capitais
Recommended Tier 2
Mercado de Capitais

"The lawyers are always ready to help and give very good attention to the client. They are very practical and..."

Mercado de Capitais
Porto
Recommended Tier 2
Porto

"The lawyers have impressive knowledge, and work around the clock to provide an excellent service. They also have a high..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Cavaleiro Brandão (Band 1)
    "He is a master of labour law who communicates in business language. He is very experienced, solution-oriented and an excellent communicator. Peers agree he has extraordinary expertise in employment."
  • Tomás Pessanha (Band 2)
    "He is described as a thorough lawyer who builds excellent professional relationships."
  • Miguel C. Reis (Band 2)
    "He is a renowned player in the market with a wealth of experience."
Porto
Private Equity
Recommended Tier 2
Private Equity

"A dedicated team increasingly specialised in private equity. The lawyers try to understand the issues on the table and..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Duarte Schmidt Lino
    "He is experienced and knowledgeable, and cleary starting to make a name for himself in this area. He is a versatile and dedicated lawyer."
Private Equity
Projectos
Recommended Tier 2
Projectos

"The team provides immediate responses, is available to discuss important issues and is very willing to help."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Pedro Melo
    "He is commended by peers for his excellent knowledge of public law. He often advises on engineering, procurement and construction contracts and project restructurings."
  • Inês Pinto da Costa
    "She enjoys a growing reputation in the market. Clients say: She is a dedicated lawyer who is truly involved in our projects and works very well with our in-house team."
Projectos
Propriedade Intelectual
Recommended Tier 1
Propriedade Intelectual

"The lawyers speak the same language as the clients do when approaching matters. They are very pragmatic and have deep..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Lopes Rocha (Band 1)
    "Clients laud his expertise and dedication: He is one of the most credited IP lawyers in Portugal and our contact has been very good. He is very much in sync with us and gives us a lot of comfort in court and in advisory matters."
  • Ana Teresa Pulido
    "She has experience in a wide range of IP matters and specialises in life sciences."
Propriedade Intelectual
Público
Recommended Tier 2
Público

"Clients appreciate the team's quick responses and total availability to discuss matters."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Pedro Melo (Band 2)
    "He is an attentive and quick lawyer who always has a response ready for us."
  • Tiago Duarte (Band 2)
    "Clients highlight his public law knowledge. He also has an extensive academic experience."
Público
Restruturações & Insolvência
Recommended Tier 1
Restruturações & Insolvência

"A prompt and available team which provides analysis into matters from both the perspectives of its strengths and..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Nuno Líbano Monteiro (Band 1)
    "A very established lawyer with broad experience in several sectors of business activity. He accumulates know-how and transfers this to his clients, which is excellent."
  • Filipa Cotta
    "Very knowledgeable and specialised, according to one satisfied client."
Restruturações & Insolvência
Seguros
Recommended Tier 1
Seguros

"The lawyers are knowledgeable and comfortable in insurance mediation and always comply with deadlines. The entire team..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Nuno Luis Sapateiro (Band 1)
    "He is an experienced lawyer with considerable knowledge of the area, who always lets us know where we stand"
Seguros
Telecomunicações, Media e Tecnologia
Recommended Tier 1
Telecomunicações, Media e Tecnologia

"A trusted adviser. The lawyers are business-oriented, agile and well prepared. The team understands what the client is..."

Advogados Recomendados
Telecomunicações, Media e Tecnologia
Trabalho
Recommended Tier 1
Trabalho

"The lawyers have immense availability to the client and are flexible in their solutions."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Abel Mesquita (Eminent practitioner)
    "He is a top lawyer with extensive experience in employment."
  • Manuel Cavaleiro Brandão (Band 1)
    "He is a name of reference according to sources, and further specialises in arbitration."
  • Tiago Cortes (Band 2)
    "He is esteemed by clients for his thorough work and deep knowledge of employment law, while peers respect his litigation skills."
  • Nuno Guedes Vaz
    "There are few people with the experience and ease he has in this area, but he has worked in collective agreements for many years."
  • Cláudia Varela
    "She is knowledgeable, responsive and gives us a lot of confidence."
Trabalho
Transportes e Aviação
Recommended Tier 2
Transportes e Aviação

"The firm's different teams work well together and respond quickly, and every lawyer was very good - from associates to..."

Advogados Recomendados
Transportes e Aviação
Urbanismo
Recommended Tier 2
Urbanismo

"Working with this firm is very gratifying for us: it meets our demands and incorporates a multidisciplinary, motivated..."

Advogados Recomendados
Urbanismo
Arbitragem
Recommended Tier 1
Arbitragem
Advogados Recomendados
Arbitragem
Contencioso
Recommended Tier 1
Contencioso

"A large, full-service and highly active team, particularly noted for its expertise in the banking and automotive..."

Advogados Recomendados
Contencioso
Contencioso Penal, Contra-Ordenacional e Compliance
Recommended Tier 1
Contencioso Penal, Contra-Ordenacional e Compliance

"A very knowledgeable team that adapts to client needs. Helpful and open."

Advogados Recomendados
Contencioso Penal, Contra-Ordenacional e Compliance
Corporate / M&A
Recommended Tier 1
Corporate / M&A

"Excellent expertise in the energy, construction, cement, pharmaceutical and telecoms sectors. Impressive in size and..."

Advogados Recomendados
Corporate / M&A
Energia e Recursos Naturais
Recommended Tier 1
Energia e Recursos Naturais

"Broad expertise in oil, gas, mining and water. The lawyers are knowledgeable and dynamic. They know our business and..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Santos Vítor
    "He remains very active and respected in the energy sector. Interviewees commend him for his deep knowledge and great understanding of the sensitivities of the deal. He's excellent in tricky situations - he has a human touch when dealing with the expectat"
  • Ana Oliveira Rocha
    "Clients enjoy working with her, describing her as very incisive and pragmatic."
Energia e Recursos Naturais
Energia e Recursos Naturais (Internacional)
Recommended Tier 2
Energia e Recursos Naturais (Internacional)

"The lawyers are knowledgeable and dynamic. Broad expertise in oil, gas, mining and water. Outstanding international..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Santos Vítor
    "He remains very active and respected in the energy sector. Interviewees commend him for his deep knowledge and"
  • Ana Oliveira Rocha
    "Clients enjoy working with her, with one describing her as very incisive and pragmatic."
Energia e Recursos Naturais (Internacional)
Europeu e Concorrência
Recommended Tier 1
Europeu e Concorrência

"Excellent track record handling high-profile antitrust cases. The lawyers are excellent: highly focused on the client's..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Ricardo Oliveira
    "Earns praise for his dedication and business-minded advice."
  • Sara Estima Martins
    "She is brilliant. She has great expertise in EU law, is analytical and identifies the key points. Her arguments are very solid. She is always available and is fluent in several languages."
Europeu e Concorrência
Financeiro e Bancário
Recommended Tier 2
Financeiro e Bancário

"An active and dynamic team of experienced professionals with different specialisms. Senior lawyers offer great support..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Hugo Rosa Ferreira
    "He is a great lawyer; he's been amazing to us. He's always available."
Financeiro e Bancário
Fiscal
Recommended Tier 2
Fiscal

"It is a pleasure to work with these lawyers; they have deep expertise and provide clear and structured advice. All the..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • João Magalhães Ramalho
    "He impresses his clients with his down-to-earth and proactive style. He's really approachable and provides straightforward advice."
  • Nuno Cunha Barnabé
    "He is acclaimed for his cautious and detail-oriented approach."
  • Serena Cabrita Neto
    "Tax litigation specialist Serena Cabrita Neto recently joined the team as a partner"
  • Miguel C. Reis
    "The market recognises him as an authority on tax law. According to one source, he is committed to the needs of his clients and attentive to potential risks and opportunities."
Fiscal
Imobiliário
Recommended Tier 1
Imobiliário

"A sizeable team handling the full range of real estate matters including forward funding contracts, turnkeys, EPCs..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Pedro Sáragga Leal (Band 1)
    "According to sources: he his a very experienced and commercial lawyer. We appreciate having someone of that calibre working on our files."
  • Sofia Gomes da Costa
    "Advises on the full range of real estate matters, and has further expertise in corporate and projects law."
  • Tiago Mendonça de Castro
    "Handles large real estate transactions in the retail sector."
  • Rita Alarcão Júdice
    "I like the team very much. It is fast, clear and extremely knowledgeable."
Imobiliário
Mercado de Capitais
Recommended Tier 2
Mercado de Capitais

"Strong knowledge of the market and regulations. Concise and fast; the lawyers work even on weekends if needed."

Mercado de Capitais
Porto
Recommended Tier 2
Porto

"The lawyers are always available and provide quick solutions. I use law firms in many different countries and PLMJ's..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Cavaleiro Brandão
    "He is a very solid lawyer and a great arbitrator. His clients say: He is extremely knowledgeable about employment law."
  • Tomás Pessanha
    "Sources say: He is fantastic; he knows how to read situations and provide clients with technical and effective solutions. He also manages meetings and negotiations very well."
  • Miguel C. Reis
Porto
Private Equity
Recommended Tier 2
Private Equity

"Extraordinary: great partners, always by our side for everything we need. PLMJ offers better customer service and more..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Duarte Schmidt Lino
    "He's extraordinarily good; he has business acumen and is flexible and knowledgeable. He goes the extra mile, remarks a client."
Private Equity
Projectos
Recommended Tier 3
Projectos

"Has an excellent track record in public procurement, infrastructure and energy contracts. Represents major Portuguese..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Pedro Melo
    "He was extraordinary; he is very experienced and understood the project globally. He considered all the different aspects of the deal and advised us on what our priorities should be."
  • Inês Pinto da Costa
    "She has a lot of experience and has been very active, say peers."
Projectos
Propriedade Intelectual
Recommended Tier 1
Propriedade Intelectual

"We have a trusting relationship. The lawyers are always one phone call away and the quality of their work is very..."

Advogados Recomendados
Propriedade Intelectual
Público
Recommended Tier 2
Público

"The level of service there is very high and the quality of work is consistent throughout the team. The lawyers are..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Pedro Melo
    "Interviewees praise Pedro Melo's negotiation skills and say: He gives straightforward advice, is creative and finds great solutions for complex matters. He leads the public law team."
  • Tiago Duarte
    "Clients find it easy to work with Tiago Duarte, saying: He is brilliant, knowledgeable, creative and very dedicated. He gives solid opinions and is very humble."
Público
Restruturações & Insolvência
Recommended Tier 1
Restruturações & Insolvência

"Long-standing experience in domestic and international restructuring and insolvency cases. Represents creditors and..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Nuno Líbano Monteiro (Band 1)
    "He is regarded among sources as an expert in this area."
  • Filipa Cotta
    "She is a highly active member of the team. Her support is very important and much appreciated, say clients."
Restruturações & Insolvência
Telecomunicações, Media e Tecnologia
Recommended Tier 1
Telecomunicações, Media e Tecnologia

"An experienced team with a wealth of expertise across all areas of TMT. Exceptional reputation for advising on..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Luís Miguel Pais Antunes
    "He is a favourite for TMT regulatory issues."
  • Manuel Lopes Rocha (Band 1)
    "He understands situations quickly and shows intelligence and command of the area. I'm very pleased with his work and the results, states a client."
  • Daniel Reis
    "He is described as highly skilled, attentive, supportive and hard-working."
Telecomunicações, Media e Tecnologia
Trabalho
Recommended Tier 1
Trabalho

"We are very pleased with the firm - the lawyers are quick, always available and very rigorous. Working with them is..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Abel Mesquita (Band 1)
    "He is recognised as one of the top employment lawyers in Portugal. He has particular expertise in collective bargaining agreements."
  • Manuel Cavaleiro Brandão
    "He receives high praise from peers. He covers all areas of employment law, and has a wealth of experience in arbitration."
  • Tiago Cortes
    "Clients enjoy working with him: He goes to the point, he doesn't beat around the bush or waste time. He knows our company and the Portuguese society and unions very well."
  • Nuno Guedes Vaz
    "He is very good at negotiating; it is his greatest strength, remarks a client."
  • Cláudia Varela
    "She has a very good relationship with her clients, she's always available and she cares about our company - We feel very well supported by her."
Trabalho
Transportes e Aviação
Recommended Tier 2
Transportes e Aviação

"The lawyers are very responsive and point out any issues as soon as they arise, anticipating what steps to follow. The..."

Advogados Recomendados
  • Manuel Santos Vítor
    "He finds solutions to the problems that come up along the way. He's always available."
  • Nuno Luis Sapateiro
    "Clients enjoy working with him, saying: He's always available and focuses on finding the best solutions in negotiations."
Transportes e Aviação
Urbanismo
Recommended Tier 2
Urbanismo

"The lawyers are excellent. Responsive and thorough in their analyses and responses. The team is very trustworthy and..."

Advogados Recomendados
Urbanismo