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CCA ONTIER

RUA VÍTOR CORDON, 10 A - 4th Floor, 1249-202 LISBON, PORTUGAL
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Lisbon, Shanghai

Portugal

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

CCA Ontier

At CCA Ontier, ‘customer service, timing and team spirit are excellent’. The corporate group includes founding partner Carlos Cruz, Domingos Cruz and practice head and managing associate Rita Trabulo. It acted for Global Difusion, holding company of seven radio stations, on its €20m acquisition of Sorel’s shareholding in Margemar.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 5

CCA Ontier

CCA Ontier, which has core strengths in the media sector, represents Google in several proceedings concerning the right to be forgotten. Other clients include media group Cofina, Europcar and Vodafone. Managing associates Martim Bouza Serrano and Marta Duarte jointly lead the team.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 5

CCA Ontier

CCA Ontier created two new subgroups in 2017: a sports contracting team acting for federations on the hiring of players, and Startinnovation, which focuses on advising start-ups on employment matters. Clients include Europcar, construction company Ramalho Rosa Cobetar and television network Rede Record. Managing associate Pedro Antunes took over as practice head from José Maria Castelo Branco, who left in January 2017 to co-found Norma 8 Advogados - Castelo Branco, Varela Gonçalves, Ferros e Associados.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

CCA Ontier

CCA Ontier provides ‘very pragmatic and precise advice’, for example to Netflix on IP rights or, in a separate matter, to Invisalign on two IP infringement proceedings. Filipe Mayer ‘instils confidence with his professional approach’.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 4

CCA Ontier

CCA Ontier has long-term experience in advising retail companies on leasing activities. It assisted Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus with entering into rental agreements and buying several properties. Domingos Cruz leads the group.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

CCA Ontier

CCA Ontier handles numerous media-related civil and criminal cases. It successfully represented Vodafone in litigation brought by a country house owner claiming the right to privacy and family heritage after his property was shown in an advertising campaign. Advising public personalities on image rights is another area of focus. The ‘detail-oriented’ Filipe Mayer leads the team; Martim Menezes is ‘creative’.

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