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The firm

The firm was created in early 1990 by Rui Barreira, Teresa Carregueiro and Jorge M Correia, with Duarte G Henriques joining the firm later that year. Presently, Jorge M Correia is CEO of a Portuguese insurance company. Although the firm has grown throughout the years with regards to the volume, complexity and relevance of its work, it remains a ‘boutique law firm’.

Areas of practice

BCH Lawyers has been serving a wide range of clients both at a domestic and international level. BCH Lawyers specialises in litigation and arbitration (domestic and international), dealing with matters such as tax law, administrative law, intellectual property, copyright, IT law, entertainment law, international contracts, corporate, commercial law and banking law.

BCH Lawyers provides legal services (consultancy, litigation and arbitration) in its areas of expertise to the major Portuguese banks and financial institutions, insurance companies, IT/software solution providers companies and electrical components companies.

The partners of BCH Lawyers are directly involved in all cases from start to finish, thus allowing permanent contact with the file, the client and all other participants in the case. BCH Lawyers has the ability to allocate associates and other external professionals according to the complexity of each case, guaranteeing the best service to its clients.

All BCH lawyers have a profile tailored to respond to the needs of the firm’s domestic and international clients, ranging from small to large companies, and individual clients.

Rui Barreira was nominated several times as one of the ten Top Lawyers by Chambers Europe.

Duarte G Henriques specialises in arbitration and litigation (international and domestic). Duarte G Henriques has substantial experience in this field whether as counsel or arbitrator, and is the author of several works in this area.


Other offices Leiria

Number of lawyers 7

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