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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

PAULO DE TARSO DOMINGUES RECEIVES PH.D IN COMMERCIAL LAW

May 2009. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

Paulo de Tarso Domingues, partner at Abreu Advogados, received his Ph.D. in Commercial Law. His Ph.D. thesis “Social Capital Variations” was unanimously approved (higher classification given by Oporto´s University), by a jury composed of 8 Law Professors: Professors Pais de Vasconcelos (examiner), Carneiro da Frada (examiner), Coutinho de Abreu, Nogueira Serens, Sinde Monteiro, Pestana Vasconcelos, Colaço Antunes and José Cruz (President of the Jury)

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ABREU ADVOGADOS WAS DISTINGUISHED BY ACQ FINANCE MAGAZINE...

March 2009. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

WITH THE AWARD FOR "PORTUGUESE TAX LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR 2008"

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ABREU AND SMS MAKE MADEIRA MERGER PACT

January 2009. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

Lisbon firm Abreu Advogados and Madeira-based practice SMS Law Firm have agreed to merge, effective from 1 January, 2009.

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ABREU ADVOGADOS - BUILDING A BETTER INSTITUTION

January 2009. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

Throughout its 15 years of operation Abreu Advogados has continually made legal headlines. But the firm’s emphasis on scale, management processes and structure, are indicative of the future of legal practice in Portugal, believes its managing partner Miquel Teixeira de Abreu.

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ABREU ADVOGADOS ASSISTS THE NEW CANADIAN LEADER IN THE MINING SECTOR, IN A MERGER DEAL

January 2009. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

Abreu Advogados assisted HudBay Minerals Inc. in its merger with Lundin Mining Corporation, owner of the portuguese Neves Corvo Mines. This merger resulted in a new Canadian leader in the mining sector.

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ABREU ADVOGADOS PARTICIPATES IN THE 3RD SPORTS CONGRESS,IN SÃO PAULO

January 2009. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

Further to a joint portuguese-brazilian initiative Abreu Advogados participated in the 3rd Sports Congress, organized by the São Paulo Lawyers Association, held on December 11 and 12, in São Paulo.

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ABREU ADVOGADOS BECOMES A MEMBER OF BCSD PORTUGAL

January 2009. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

CORPORATE COUNCIL FOR THE SUSTAINABILITY DEVELOPMENT

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ABREU ADVOGADOS - NEW SITE

January 2009. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

It gives us great pleasure to welcome you to our new website.

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LARGEST LAW FIRM IN MADEIRA JOINS ABREU ADVOGADOS

January 2009. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

LARGEST LAW FIRM IN MADEIRA JOINS ABREU ADVOGADOS

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ABREU ADVOGADOS WAS DISTINGUISHED, FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR...

January 2009. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

AS ONE OF THE “BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR” AWARD IN PORTUGAL

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Largest Law Firm in Madeira Joins Abreu Advogados

December 2008. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

Effective as of January 1, 2009, the entire practice of SMS Law Firm, the largest law firm in Madeira, joins Abreu Advogados. With this move Abreu Advogados consolidates its position as a major independent and innovative law firm.

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Abreu Advogados elected the best Portuguese company to work for

February 2008. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

For the second consecutive year Abreu Advogados is considered by Exame and Heidrick& Struggles as the best Law Firm to work for in Portugal. This year, the firm was alsoawarded the prize for the best Portuguese Company to work for in Portugal, replacing 2007’s winner Millennium bcp, Portugal’s biggest private bank.

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Paulo Teixeira Pinto, former CEO of Millennium BCP Bank, joins Abreu Advogados

February 2008. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

Paulo Teixeira Pinto joins Abreu Advogados, effective in January 2008, as Of Counsel focusing mainly in the areas of strategy, management and knowledge. It is the firm's belief that this cooperation is of the utmost importance (ou, is a fundamental tool in) for its institutionalization strategy, in keeping with the high standards for professional management which pave the path Abreu Advogados has chosen to follow.

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Abreu Advogados within the Top Five Law Firms in the largest move in the Portuguese legal market

February 2008. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

Effective as of January 1, 2008, Abreu Advogados will incorporate the practices of PACSA, LUSOJURIST and CHASTRE & ASSOCIADOS (the Portuguese subsidiary of the former MULLERAT ABOGADOS), thus ranking amongst the top 5 Portuguese Law Firms in what is considered to be one of the largest move in the Portuguese legal market in recent years.

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Abreu Advogados within the Top Five Law Firms in the largest merger in the Portuguese legal market

October 2007. Press Releases by Abreu Advogados (view listing).

Effective as of January 1, 2008, Abreu Advogados will incorporate the practices of PACSA, LUSOJURIST and CHASTRE & ASSOCIADOS (the Portuguese subsidiary of the former MULLERAT ABOGADOS), thus ranking amongst the top 5 Portuguese Law Firms in what is considered to be one of the largest move in the Portuguese legal market in recent years.

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