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Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

AV. DUQUE DE ÁVILA 46, 6TH FLOOR, 1050-083 LISBON, PORTUGAL
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Work +351 21 340 86 00
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Fax +351 21 340 86 08
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www.gomezacebo-pombo.com
Barcelona, Bilbao, Brussels, Lisbon, London, Madrid and 3 more

Portugal

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

At Gómez-Acebo & Pombo, the ‘knowledgeableMafalda Barreto and senior associate Filipe Santos Barata, who is ‘able to translate complex situations into understandable and accurate explanations’, advised a private equity firm on the competitive sale process pertaining to the sale of the Portuguese State’s stake in Banif. Miguel Castro Pereira joined from Abreu Advogados in June 2016.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Demonstrating impressive international expertise, Gómez-Acebo & Pombo advised Bayer on the sale of its Diabetes Care business to Panasonic Healthcare. Private equity is another key area. The ‘practical and efficientMafalda Barreto is recommended alongside Miguel de Avillez Pereira, who joined from Abreu Advogados in 2016.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is highly rated for handling public sector disputes, particularly infrastructure-related cases. Senior associate Carlos Soares impresses with his ‘performance, professionalism and grasp of detail’. ‘Experienced’ arbitrator Albano Sarmento and Paulo Nogueira da Rocha are also noted.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo’s team is ‘professional, meticulous and dedicated’. Recent work includes advising radio and television broadcaster RTP and aviation training firm CAE Global Academy on state aid matters. The ‘excellently prepared’ Mário Marques Mendes and Alexandra Dias Henriques are the key names.

Leading individuals

Mário Marques Mendes - Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 3

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo’s team handles energy transactions and regulatory matters. Clients include Endesa, Gransolar and Oman Oil Company. Senior associate Luísa Carrilho da Graça is the name to note.

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Fraud and white-collar crime
Fraud and white-collar crime - ranked: tier 3

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is increasingly focusing on administrative compliance, and handled several matters pertaining to misleading and comparative advertising. Senior associates Carlos Soares and the ‘practical and thoughtfulAna Grosso Alves are recommended.

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Insolvency and restructuring
Insolvency and restructuring - ranked: tier 5

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo’s ‘well-prepared’ team advised Nova Expressão on recovering credit from a company currently undergoing restructuring proceedings. Senior associate Carlos Soares and Mafalda Barreto are recommended.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo’s team provides ongoing copyright and unfair competition advice to Dart Industries. The ‘experienced’ Gonçalo Paiva e Sousa joined from J. E. Dias Costa.

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Planning law
Planning law - ranked: tier 3

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

The ‘committed and dedicated’ group at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo assisted Bronze Venture with the refurbishment of a heritage-listed Lisbon palace. Senior associate Sofia Rodrigues Nunes has ‘an excellent knowledge of and experience in spatial planning and zoning’.

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Projects and project finance
Projects and project finance - ranked: tier 3

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo advised Douro Litoral Ace on its concession for the construction and rehabilitation of 79km of public highways, and assisted Baixo Sabor Ace with the construction of two dams. The ‘experiencedAlbano Sarmento and Ricardo Campos are key names in the team, which was bolstered by the arrival of Miguel Castro Pereira from Abreu Advogados in 2016.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 4

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Albano Sarmento leads Gómez-Acebo & Pombo’s public law group, which provides ‘an international standard’ of service. It advised pharmaceutical company SPCare on public procurement matters, and assisted Douro Litoral Ace with the construction and rehabilitation of several public highways. Ricardo Campos and Paulo Nogueira da Rocha are also recommended.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 5

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

The ‘committed and dedicated’ team at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo advised on the acquisition of a large commercial property. At associate level, Sofia Rodrigues Nunes, who is ‘very thorough’ and ‘experienced in negotiating with licensing authorities’, and the ‘well-prepared and pragmatic’ José Manuel Nunes are the primary figures.

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