Full-service firm

Meticulous with what is. Nonconformist with what might be.

Leading Portuguese firm.
On the side of businesses.

We are a leading, national, independent law firm in Portugal that is focused on providing legal advice to the business sector, and we have one of the largest teams of lawyers in the country.
Our governance

Leaders for over 50 years, we are proud of the culture we have built. We see our clients' challenges as our own and we put our people at the centre of our strategy to always excel in delivering value to everyone who places their trust in us.

Our teams are made up of the best lawyers in the country, we provide a full service, and we take a multidisciplinary approach. The agility of our teams combined with in-depth knowledge of the sectors where our clients operate is a defining feature of the way we position ourselves: as true legal partners.

The only complexity we embrace is the complexity of the challenges our clients bring us. In delivering solutions, we are passionate about clear communication and we work with a keen focus on the desired results. We believe in long-lasting, transparent and committed relationships.

Our commitments

Our clients' challenges are our challenges:
  • + Knowledge, pragmatism and long-term sustainable solutions
  • + Teams created to meet our clients’ needs that combine legal talent and in-depth knowledge of their sectors and jurisdictions
  • + Adding strategic value to all solutions
  • + Sharing our clients' risks
Our attitude
  • Principled and resilient,
    but not austere.
  • Confident and determined,
    but not arrogant.
  • Courageous and daring,
    but not reckless.
  • Liberal and inclusive,
    but not complacent.
  • Cultured and competent,
    but not academic.
  • Agile and tireless,
    but not unrealistic.
  • Independent and free,
    but not disengaged.

Awards & Rankings

Trainee lawyer programmes

Building tomorrow with PLMJ

At PLMJ, lawyers and management teams are made of the same stuff. We are meticulous with what is and non-conformist with what might be. We have the will to make tomorrow happen today and to do it with our eyes on the world that needs to be built. What are you made of? This is our matrix. Do you fit into it?

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