Hugo Rosa Ferreira, a lawyer specialising in banking and financial institutions, has just joined PLMJ’s banking and finance team, which is coordinated by partner Jorge de Brito Pereira.
PLMJ, last year’s winner of this prize, is again among the Portuguese law firms nominated by the well-respected British publisher Chambers and Partners for the 2010 Chambers Awards shortlist.
Mariana Villas Boas is the new lawyer in PLMJ’s finance team headed by partner Jorge Brito Pereira.
The law firm PLMJ has just promoted 8 of its lawyers to the position of senior associate in recognition of their respective experience and growing level of specialisation.
Lawyers Carolina Meireles, Rita Albuquerque and Jorge Bastos Leitão strengthen PLMJ’s corporate and M&A area under the leadership of partners Vitor Réfega Fernandes and Manuel Santos Vitor.
Last night in Lisbon, Iberian Lawyer magazine presented the second edition of the ‘40 under Forty Awards', choosing the 40 best lawyers under the age of 40 on the Iberian Peninsula.
Today, 15 September, a group of new trainee lawyers starts work at PLMJ, continuing the sustained growth that PLMJ has enjoyed this year despite the crisis. We will welcome a team of 18 trainee lawyers, 15 for Lisbon, 2 for Porto and 1 for the Algarve . Most of these trainees have done summer internships at PLMJ so we can be confident that this new programme, set up in 2007, is bearing fruit and is already a success. The new PLMJ trainees have all been recruited from Portugal ’s top law faculties at Universidade Clássica, Universidade Católica, Universidade Nova and Universidade de Coimbra.
PLMJ presents a new generation of Lawyers. The aim of the 20 Young Talents initiative is to introduce PLMJ Lawyers who, along with similarly qualified colleagues, will ensure continuity at the leading Law Firm in Portugal.
PLMJ Sociedade de Advogados (Portugal) and MGA Advogados e Consultores (Mozambique) have constituted an institutional Joint Venture to provide legal services in Mozambique. The formalization of the PLMJ&MGA Joint Venture will be held on the 19th February in Maputo, together with the presentation of the Guide to Investment in Mozambique, prepared by professionals from both Firms.
José Luís da Cruz Vilaça, Equity Partner heading PLMJ Competition Practice Area and his team have represented 87 companies operating in the tomato industry sector from 5 different European countries (Portugal, Spain, France, Italy and Greece) in an historical victory before the Court of First Instance of the European Communities amounting to a compensation to be paid to these claimant companies of a global sum between 24 and 28 million Euro.
In order to better serve the interests of our Clients, to reinforce PLMJ‘s focus as a National Law Firm able to provide legal assistance across the whole country, and to potentiate both, PLMJ ’s growth and this advantage in terms of competition, PLMJ has just celebrated two more Partnerships .
PLMJ winner for Portugal of the International Law Office “Client Choice Awards” joins the best top Law Firms in the world.
In the last years PLMJ has brought a significant number of claims opposing to the collection of Notarial and Registration charges from several companies. Such collection took place following the celebration of Public Deeds and Registration proceedings subsequent to "capital increase operations" and other statutory changes. Such charges' collection is contrary to the provisions of the European Directive on raising of capital.
PLMJ, the largest portuguese law firm, which counts with a History of 40 years, has been considered the best law firm in Portugal by the reputed international legal Editor "Who's Who Legal", an official partner of the International Bar Association and of the American Bar.
PLMJ had already received the award as leading firm in 2006.
PLMJ assisted Microsoft in the largest acquisition operation of a "new technology" enterprise in Portugal.
Within the scope of PLMJ's new structure, further to the 6 major Practice Areas (Corporate, Litigation, Public, Labor, Tax, EU and Competition) the Firm also instituted Multidisciplinary Teams congregating Lawyers from different areas of practice in order to meet Clients' needs and to assist those who operate in specific markets, more and more subject to regulation control and with different particularities.
Following a two-year review process Portugal's largest law firm, PLMJ, has finally agreed a new corporate and leadership structure that saw the creation of a new three-person Board of Directors, a streamlined practice structure, and an increased emphasis on institutional development.
The PLMJ and MG Lawyers Partnership in Angola has just concluded with success the legal assistance to a 225 Million Euros Deutsche Bank Financing operation to the Angolan State .
PLMJ counts, as from the past 17th of July, with the collaboration
of Nuno Ferreira Morgado who joined the Firm's Labour Department. The
Department headed by the highly respected Senior Partner Abel Mesquita
counts now with 8 fully specialised Lawyers ( one full equity Partner,
one Partner and 6 Senior Associates).
Nuno Ferreira Morgado , a Graduate from the Lus
The British magazine
Diogo Leite de Campos; Senior Partner and Co-head of PLMJ Tax Department, was an invites speaker in two Conferences in M
The May/June edition of the Iberian Lawyer detaches, at an Iberian level, various PLMJ lawyers as leaders in their respective areas.
Manuel Santos Victor is regarded as a leader for Energy. Diogo Leite de Campos, Rog
Alexandre Mestre, a PLMJ Senior Partner and a Member of the Firm
Paulo Farinha Alves, PLMJ Senior Partner and a Member of the Firm