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Portugal

Top-tier recommendations

Recommendations


Portugal

Within Banking and finance, tier 4

Albuquerque & Associados’ ‘quality’ practice is recognised for its strong technical understanding and acts for a number of leading Portuguese banks, with increasing activity in Angola. As Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP’s Portuguese associate firm, it advised a prominent US hedge fund on regulatory issues surrounding short position reporting. Pedro de Albuquerque and of counsel Paula Costa e Silva are recommended.

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Within Corporate and M&A, tier 4

Headed by António Mendonça Raimundo, Albuquerque & Associados’ ‘efficient, quick and experienced’ team continues to act on complex, cross-border transactions. The team assisted Access Capital Advisers in its work for the investors’ consortium purchasing 70% of Challenger LBC Terminal Jersey’s share capital. Other clients include PepsiCo, Estée Lauder, Cisco and Orient Express.

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Within Dispute resolution, Albuquerque & Associados is a third tier firm,

Albuquerque & Associados is noted for its abilities on ‘matters of legal complexity’. Practice head Francisco Colaço is ‘expert, accurate and reliable’. Dulce Dinis is recommended for restructuring and insolvency, Alexandre de Albuquerque has strong public law expertise, and senior associate Bárbara de Bastos Viegas is also recommended. The firm has represented a number of British insurers in multiple tort claims relating to Portuguese highways.

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Within Employment, Albuquerque & Associados is a third tier firm,

Albuquerque & Associados is highly recommended for dismissals, transfers, restructuring and litigation, and acts for clients including Technifar, Google and Wolters Kluwer. Gonçalo Pinto Ferreira is recommended.

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Within EU and competition, tier 4

Albuquerque & Associados advises on mergers, investigations and compliance, with particular strengths in the automotive, pharmaceutical and technological industries. António de Mendonça Raimundo is recommended.

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Within Insolvency and restructuring, tier 5

Albuquerque & Associados acts for major financial clients in recovering and restructuring debts at the insolvency and pre-insolvency stages. Practice head Francisco Colaço is recommended.

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Within Public law, tier 4

Albuquerque & Associados is recommended for litigation, and is also experienced in concessions and PPPs. Alexandre de Albuquerque is recommended.

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Within Shipping and transport, Albuquerque & Associados is a first tier firm,

Albuquerque & Associados handles all aspects of shipping law, acting for shipping clients and insurers, with particular strength in litigation. Recent work includes high-value injunction proceedings against a major Portuguese yacht dealer, relating to a breach of contract issue. The firm also has a burgeoning aviation practice. Alexandre de Albuquerque and João Salvador are highly recommended.

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Within TMT, tier 4

With strong regulatory knowledge, Albuquerque & Associados advises a number of high-profile telecoms clients in areas including data piracy, consumer law and litigation. Antonio Mendonça Raimundo is recommended.

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