Firms To Watch: Porto: Leading commercial firms

Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão's Porto office fields a sizeable team with a varied practice dedicated to public and private clients in the north of the country; labour and tax are key areas of expertise for the firm and founding partners Nuno Cerejeira Namora and Pedro Marinho Falcão.
Following the integration of CNA – Curado, Nogueira & Associados in 2021, Andersen‘s Porto office is active in tax, real estate, employment and corporate and M&A; Luísa Curado and Teresa Nogueira lead the team.

Porto: Leading commercial firms in Portugal

Garrigues

Garrigues‘ Porto office offers clients a premier full-service practice across corporate M&A, banking and finance, labour and employment, tax and litigation. The office is home to over 20 practitioners, who regularly deal with regionally, nationally and internationally high-profile cases, particularly projects transactions, and who act as trusted advisors to clients in the technology, automotive, finance and manufacturing industries. The office is co-led by employment and social security expert Rui Valente, who has extensive experience in collective dismissals, lay-off proceedings and collective bargaining agreements, as well as employment-related M&A matters. The other co-head is Tomás Pessanha, who has a strong track record in high-profile corporate and M&A transactions and is considered a go-to lawyer by clients not just in the region, but nationally. At a non-partner level, principal associate João Soares Almeida is a key name for labour and employment, particularly in an M&A context; and principal associate Manuel Liberal Jerónimo supports the practice with his broad cross-border experience in corporate and commercial contracts. Principal associate André Oliveira Correia also specialises in employment and social security, representing both public and private sector clients.

Practice head(s):

Rui Valente; Tomás Pessanha

Other key lawyers:

João Soares Almeida; André Oliveira Correia; Manuel Liberal Jerónimo;

Testimonials

‘The Garrigues team who work directly with us not only have great technical knowledge but also understand the difficulties, needs and particularities of our company.’

‘André Correia de Oliveira and Claudia Campos have the technical rigor and ability to interpret our business.’

‘Our relationship with Garrigues is the result of our intense trust in Tomás Pessanha.’

‘Rui Valente has great proficiency, experience and availability.’

‘I would highlight the competence of the team and its ability to cover all fields we need for our corporation to operate successfully in Portugal.’

‘Team led by the incomparable Tomás Pessanha, with vast experience in the sector and great commercial acumen. Great ability to execute and respond to complex processes. Excellent value-for-money and great transparency in terms of billing (very balanced). In terms of innovation, Garrigues stands out for its IT and security aspects.’

‘Tomás Pessanha is one of the best lawyers in Portugal. Always available, excellent negotiator, magnificent strategist and deep knowledge of the sector. All critical factors for the success of transactions and corporate issues.’

‘The Garrigues Porto team knows to remain always available to their clients. What is key for us is to be able to brainstorm with our lawyers to structure sometimes complex deals. This is what we like the most about this team, always providing alternative solutions.’

Key clients

Águas e Energia do Porto

Akzo Nobel

Alain Afflelou Group

Amorim Energia BV

Arc Homes

BNP Paribas Factor

BSK Medical

Caler

RSR Singular Assets SOCIMI

Carris Hoteles

Corticeira Amorim

ExpressGlass

Firce Capital

Fischer Connectors

Flutter Entertainment plc

Fort Projects

Frezite Group

Gestamp Automoción

Howa Tramico

Inter-Risco

Klöckner Pentaplast

Linde Group

Linpac

MAHLE Group

Mercan Capital

Mundifios

Nordex

O2 Capital

Oreco Portugal

Pathena

Plug Power Inc

Pluris Group

Samsung

Sonae MC

Stats Perform

Surteco

Taga Urbanic

Vallis Capital Partners

Vestas

Vitória Sport Clube, Futebol – SAD

Volvo

WireCo WorldGroup

Work highlights

  • Advised FRT TÊXTEIS (Felpinter Group) on the acquisition of the homeware textiles business of JMA FELPOS and the correlated energy cogeneration operation of MORECOGER.
  • Advised Portuguese first league football club Vitória Sport Clube, Futebol in a €20m securitisation of television broadcasting rights involving US private equity fund Apollo.
  • Advising RSR Singular Assets Europe SOCIMI in its multimillion real estate investments in Portugal (including the recently opened Vincci Ponte de Ferro Hotel).

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

The Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados Porto office is truly a standalone regional practice. Praised by clients for its wide technical capabilities, the office provides a full-service offering including but not limited to tax, corporate, commercial, capital markets, dispute resolution, labour and public law. Recent notable instructions for the team include advising EDP – Energias de Portugal on its share capital increase. Real estate and M&A partner Bernardo Lobo Xavier is also the managing partner for the Porto office. Paula Ponces Camanho provides expertise in all areas of labour and social security law; António Lobo Xavier is the go-to tax law contact; Carlos Osório de Castro is a capital markets expert; and João Anacoreta Correia coordinates the disputes team.

Other key lawyers:

Paulo Rendeiro; Carlos Osório de Castro; Gonçalo Fleming

Testimonials

‘Proximity and knowledge of the client.’

‘João Anacoreta Correia – Professionalism and constant availability.’

‘Ability to assume the essential elements of the business, Availability and diligence, ability to overcome the opposition of critical interests without prejudice to the efficient assertion of self-interest.’

‘Knowledge, professionalism, innovation in approach.’

‘It has a wide and technically very competent team that allows them to provide a quick and adequate response.’

‘Technically competent professionals, great availability and very close to clients.’

‘Advice by a highly professional and qualified multidisciplinary team with high ethical standards. They fit perfectly to the contingencies of the pandemic, making it possible to continue to give the necessary support to my company, advising its activities in this critical phase with support for digital technologies.’

‘Excellent and reliable professionals in many of the legal areas where we need support.’

Key clients

Sonae RP

NOS – Comunicações Electrónicas

Banco Comercial Português,

REN Portgás Distribuição

Corticeira Amorim

Banco Santander Consumer

Farfetch Portugal

OCP Portugal – Produtos Farmacêuticos, S.A.

EDP Gás – Serviço Universal, S.A.

Caixa Económica Montepio Geral

Sonae Indústria, SGPS, SA

Sonae Arauco, SA

Sonae Investimentos

GALP Energia Group

RTP – Rádio e Televisão de Portugal

Abreu Advogados

Abreu Advogados‘ Porto office fields a multidisciplinary team, with a main focus on the tax, corporate, banking and finance, real estate and dispute resolution areas, with recent instructions featuring heavily the real estate, energy, automotive, retail and construction industries. Maria Dulce Soares leads on the tax side, with a team of five specialised tax professionals, with recent instructions in the crypto-assets and blockchain sub-sectors. Paulo de Tarso Domingues and Rui Peixoto Duarte co-lead the corporate practice, and handle a wide range of M&A, corporate and restructuring mandates, as well as litigation and disputes. Ana Manuela Barbosa is the key name for all things related to employment, including both contentious and non-contentious matters. José Carlos Vasconcelos and Eduardo Peixoto Gomes are also highly recommended. In a significant development in March 2022, the firm integrated ACRLEX Advogados.

Practice head(s):

Maria Dulce Soares; Rui Peixoto Duarte; Paulo de Tarso Domingues; Ana Manuela Barbosa

Other key lawyers:

Maria Santa Martha; Eduardo Peixoto Gomes

Testimonials

‘The firm has provided us with legal services efficiently and at a high professional level, paying attention to all business and legal aspects and providing a solution to complex transactions.’

‘I would like to specifically mention Maria Santa Martha. Maria provides a professional and reliable legal service and is available to provide a solution to any issue that arises quickly and efficiently while paying attention to the client’s needs and in coordination and cooperation with all parties involved in the business activity with the client.’

‘Team prepared for greater challenges and adequate/timely response.’

‘Excellent ability to interpret the client’s needs, strong technical experience in the area of corporate law and ability to involve other professionals from other areas of law, whenever necessary.’

‘The knowledge and professionalism of the lawyers, their accessibility and availability makes Abreu Advogados a company that can be trusted to resolve some of the most critical issues.’

‘The service is attentive, with quick insight into details and client needs. The technical quality is exquisite, and the partners are international references in their areas of expertise. The office is transparent and ethical, including in the form of forecasting and charging fees.’

‘This law firm provides a high quality service, providing a quick and efficient response to the questions raised. They adapted efficiently to the current pandemic context, which required that most interactions take place at a distance.’

‘I highlight Eduardo Peixoto Gomes, with whom I have worked for over 15 years. I find him extremely dynamic and insightful, accessible and easy to approach, and not only does he have an excellent technical knowledge of law that he can explain in a simple way from a commercial perspective, but he is always trying to find a solution and fully understand the business. He has a good relationship with our business teams and is innovative.’

Key clients

RNM

STAFFLINE

ENJOY

GENIBET BIOPHARMACEUTICALS SA

ANADARKO (CURRENTLY TOTAL)

U-WORLD

CEPSA

YELLOWTEL

EURIMOBE

AIBILI

E.LECLERC

FORTERA GROUP

ECCO GROUP

STAFFORD CRANE GROUP

Work highlights

  • Assisting Total and its partners to develop one of the world’s largest liquefied natural gas projects.
  • Advising E.Leclerc Group in several restructuring procedures: two mergers and a demerger with a new company.
  • Aassisting Fortera Group in several real estate projects in Portugal, in particular in Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, Braga, Espinho.

PLMJ

Following its move to the heart of Porto’s central business district, PLMJ’s Porto offering is well placed to provide advice to clients across the public law, tax, employment, and corporate M&A practice areas. Filipe Avides Moreira is a key name in the office, highly experienced in M&A, venture capital and private equity operations, with recent expertise in matters in the industrial, distribution, tourism and technology sectors. José Pedro Anacoreta supports the practice, drawing on previous in-house experience, particularly in employment, data protection and corporate governance. Diogo Duarte Campos heads the firm’s public law practice and has a strong track record in public contracts, procurement and construction.

Other key lawyers:

Filipe Avides Moreira; Diogo Duarte Campos; Jose Pedro Anacoreta; Raquel Freitas

Testimonials

‘Filipe Avides Moreira is distinguished by his availability and ability to respond quickly to the most varied topics, from the simplest to the most complex. He is also a diligent person who is consistently trying to close matters, a very positive trait for companies.’

‘Client care and professionalism were unsurpassed. Huge comfort from the point of view of security of legal knowledge and constant attention to detail.’

‘José Pedro Anacoreta stood out particularly for his technical and innovative approach to the challenges encountered. With a deep technical knowledge and experience in the retail field, there was always a concern with different approaches to explore different angles of the issues.’

‘Team with high availability and sense of urgency. Attentive to the market and innovations arising from legal changes, trying to link to business development opportunities.’

‘We go to PLMJ when we have a matter of public law, in particular because of Raquel Freitas. They have demonstrated a solid knowledge and relevant experience when it comes to environmental issues, in any field.’

‘The technical quality of the lawyers and the quick response to requests are determining factors for the preference. It is also very important to have a conference between the different branches of law, because the issues are often interdisciplinary.’

‘The entire team was of exemplary professionalism and were excellent advisors in their respective areas. Professionals who stand out both for their technical skills but also for their “soft skills” and proximity to the client.’

Key clients

Ach Brito

Altri Group

ATEP AMKOR

Fidelidade Companhia de Seguros

EngMindera

Finerge

Frezite

H.B. Füller

Iberdrola

Instituto de Gestão de Fundos de Capitalização da Segurança Social, IP

Luso Finsa Group

OMTEL

Montepio Crédito

Porto Vivo SRU

RAR Group

Sofarma

Super Bock Group

Tofane Global, S.A.

Transdev Group

Violas Ferreira

Greenvolt

Worten

Frulact

Work highlights

  • Advising Iberdrola on the largest hydroelectric project in Portugal.
  • Advising the Portuguese State on a major case concerning a public tender for the construction of a large dam in Portugal and the sale of the energy produced by it.
  • Advising Construções Gabriel A. S. Couto and Aldesa Construcciones on the international public tender for the construction of an extension of a metro line in the city of Porto.

PRA-Raposo, Sá Miranda & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados SP RL

PRA-Raposo, Sá Miranda & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados SP RL‘s Porto office provides a full-service offering, covering labour, sports, commercial, competition, IP and dispute resolution. Trusted advisors to corporations established in the north of Portugal, the office also houses a well-regarded public law practice, advising a number of public administrative bodies. Recent areas of focus for the firm also include the pharmaceutical and transport sectors. Pedro Sá leads the office and is a key contact for any corporate matters. Miguel Miranda heads the commercial contracts and competition teams in the office. Joana de Sá is also highly recommended.

Practice head(s):

Pedro Sá

Other key lawyers:

Miguel Miranda; Joana de Sá: Efigénia Marabuto Tavares; Noel Gomes; Efigénia Marabuto Tavares

Testimonials

‘Quality of the service provided and the team’s capabilities, which distinguishes the law firm from others at national level. Speed and efficiency in the legal solutions found for the problems presented. Solid technical foundation of the proposed solutions. Critical and reasoned analysis of possible solution alternatives. Availability, professionalism and uncompromising defence of interests. Pedro Sá and Joana de Sá are recommended.’

‘Not only do they respond in a short period of time, but the support they give us is highly professional. It should be noted that every issue in which PRA is involved, for us, it is always a win case. We are pleased to note that PRA quickly and smoothly adapted to the challenge of telework, having not noticed any change in its work processes.’

‘PRA has a vast team with elements specialized in different areas of law, which allows for a personalized follow-up.’

‘The relationship it maintains with clients. We always feel that we have an in-house with the benefit of having access to all the characteristics of a firm with the dimension of PRA.’

‘Noel Gomes is a dedicated and very knowledgeable professional who always gives us security in his approaches. What really distinguishes him is what happens to us as clients and we feel comfortable knowing that he is dealing with cases, namely sensitive issues such as family properties and assets.’

‘It is a very cohesive and proactive team that is extremely knowledgeable about our matters and issues. Miguel Miranda and Pedro Sa are very experienced and practical in their approaches and Efigénia Marabuto Tavares despite being younger is an excellent professional.’

‘Very professional and experienced team. Very attentive to details and our needs as clients. It is an office that has been investing in technology and diversity and this can be seen in the agile way in which they provide services. I can compare them, in terms of organization and delivery quality, to multinational offices, which I know well.’

‘The partner Miguel Miranda is the one I know best and is exceptional in monitoring our companies. I highly value his comprehensive vision, availability, accurate advice and ability to understand what you want. In addition to Miguel Miranda, I would also recommend the partners Pedro Sá, Noel Gomes and Joana Sá, and Efigénia Tavares.’

Key clients

IT Sector – Sistemas de Informação, S. A.

Decunify – Soluções de Comunicação, SA

Irmarfer

Sou largo

No less

VdA

Investment projects and restructuring expert Isabel Gião Andrade leads VdA‘s Porto office, where TMT, M&A and public law are key areas of expertise. Praised by clients for its technical and sector knowledge, the team has seen its expertise grow with the addition of labour partners Manuel Cavaleiro Brandão and João Velez de Lima; M&A partner Maria da Conceição Cabaços; and tax partner Miguel Reis. At a non-partner level, managing associate Benedita Gonçalves has a strong presence in the northern industrial business sectors, particularly in relation to labour and social security law. João Soares Franco is a key name for corporate clients seeking public law expertise; and Inês Sotto Mayor maintains an impressive investigation and white-collar criminal law practice.

Practice head(s):

Isabel Gião de Andrade

Other key lawyers:

Inês Sotto Mayor; Benedita Gonçalves, Miguel Reis; Manuel Cavaleiro Brandão; Maria da Conceição Cabaços; João Velez de Lima

Testimonials

‘It is a knowledgeable, agile and close office.’

‘Very in-depth knowledge of the subjects in question, excellent organization.’

‘Very smart and knowledgeable, always friendly and caring.’

‘The quality of service provided; the safety of the recommendations; in-depth analysis of the questions that are raised; the excellence of the team.’

Key clients

Greenvolt Energias Renováveis S.A.

STCP – Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos do Porto, S.A.

Ramada Aços

ACA (Alberto Couto Alves S.A.)

SOS Oxygene

DIDIMO, S.A.

Luís Simões Logística Integrada, S.A.

CONDURIL – Engenharia, S.A., Ramalho Rosa Cobetar, S.A. (RRC)

KÖRBER SUPPLY CHAIN PT, S.A.

GRUPO 8

VALMET, Lda.

AMTROL-ALFA, METALOMECÂNICA, S.A.

MEO – Serviços de Comunicações e Multimédia, S.A.

Augusto Guimarães & Irmão, Lda

Work highlights

  • Advised GreenVolt – Energias Renováveis on the successful IPO of its ordinary shares.
  • Assisting SOS Oxygene with its expansion into the Portuguese market, including the acquisition of a minor participation in D’Ar Saúde.
  • Assisting STCP – Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos do Porto in strategic decision making and providing assistance to the client in several public judicial disputes.

Cavaleiro & Associados

Cavaleiro & Associados fields a boutique offering focused on the north region from its Porto office. Particularly adept in public law, energy and business law, the firm advises clients across but not limited to the solar, renewables and natural gas, manufacturing, engineering, agribusiness and real estate sectors. Founding partner João Quintela Cavaleiro heads the practice and is highly regarded by clients. Pedro Seixas Silva supports the practice, with a focus on finance and IP.

Practice head(s):

João Quintela Cavaleiro

Other key lawyers:

Pedro Seixas Silva; Tiago Rocha Matos; Vítor Furtado Sousa

Testimonials

‘What I highlight at Cavaleiro and Associates was the ability to innovate and create frequent communication with clients/partners, in order to provide relevant legal information in the dynamic and uncertain context of the Covid19 pandemic. It always remained available to support any situation faced.’

‘João Cavaleiro offered continued availability and was very responsive (always very positive).’

‘It is a firm of young lawyers with the experience and maturity necessary for the excellent performance that has characterized them. The focus on clients’ needs and the multifaceted experience in Portugal and other countries make this office a mini cluster of legal competence in several domains. The empathy created with customers is a strong point of its performance.’

‘João Quintela Cavaleiro, Pedro Seixas Silva, Tiago Rocha Matos and Vítor Furtado Sousa are the lawyers I know and with whom I have worked several times in highly complex cases. They have a great capacity for work and an excellent command of the law, leaving the client with an unshakeable feeling of confidence.’

‘Flexibility, availability, and efficiency.’

‘The company’s strongest points are the quick response, good knowledge in several areas, great work ethic and persistence in obtaining positive results. The service is excellent.’

‘They are excellent in terms of professional, personal, availability. They present solutions that are perfectly suited to our needs. The innovation of being a de facto legal boutique makes a difference from what exists in the market.’

‘Team inspires confidence, competence and responsibility. These characteristics make this team particularly distinguished. Virtual and face-to-face proximity. It has always been present in our requests, and successfully.’

Cuatrecasas

Public law and public procurement litigation expert Vasco Moura Ramos leads Cuatrecasas' Porto office, which also offers clients corporate and M&A, tax, employment and dispute resolution expertise. Well-established clients such as several northern municipalities, public bodies and Porto-based companies with an international outlook trust the team. Mónica Azevedo supports the litigation arm of the practice, with a focus on civil and criminal law and life sciences. Samantha Cyrne is the go-to for cross-border project finance work, leading all Mozambique-related matters, and is also a member of the firm’s French desk.

Practice head(s):

Vasco Moura Ramos

Other key lawyers:

Mónica Azevedo; Samantha Cyrne; Tiago Oliveira; Francisco Sequeira; Alexandra Sequeira

Testimonials

‘The general level of service is excellent as they have a team that shows: good in-depth knowledge and understanding of the legal framework; high technical competence; professionalism; great negotiation skills and a particular ability to reach consensus solutions, placing the client’s interest at the centre of the analysis and resolution of each problem; an integrated vision and analysis of themes, covering the various specialties of law. The team is always available and able to work within demanding deadlines.’

‘What we can highlight that Cuatrecasas provides us is excellence. Being a Firm with a presence in the Iberian Peninsula, it is capable of offering comprehensive advice on various matters, offering a solution adapted to the needs of the Client and with very favourable result. What differentiates Cuatrecasas is their knowledge and ability to compare Spanish and Portuguese legislation.’

‘Samantha Cyrne- She knows how to listen and anticipate the needs of the company. She shows great interest in knowing in depth the activity of the company, which is key to obtaining high-impact answers in the field of Commercial and Corporate Law.

‘Mónica Azevedo is experienced, practical, with a deep knowledge of and liking for the law; robust in client’s interest but good team player.’

Vasco Moura Ramos, in addition to having specialized knowledge in the area of public law, reveals a commitment to the public cause that facilitates the understanding of the internal procedures instituted in the public entity, as well as for the decisions rendered therein. Such knowledge allows for a high critical sense that sometimes leads the public entity to question and consider possible changes in its procedures.’

‘Tiago Oliveira, Francisco Sequeira and Alexandra Sequeira are people with easy access, available and recognized abilities.’

Key clients

Group Transdev

Amarenco Group

Solvay Group

Fabricas Folch

Correos Express Portugal

Faurecia

Enerfin

Banco Comercial Português (BCP)

APDL – Administração dos Portos do Douro, Leixões e Viana do Castelo

Public Works Management of Porto’s Council, E.M. (GO Porto)

Municipality of Porto (Município do Porto)

Parfois

Lear

Manitowoc

Symtomax

Rip Curl Europe

CHTMAD – Centro Hospitalar de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

Strongeagle Mozambique Fund

Atlántica Inversiones Universitárias

Duofil – Sociedade Comercial e Industrial de Perfis

Doctor Inês Lameiras Couto Soares

Procalçado – Componentes para Calçado

Work highlights

  • Advising Amarenco on due diligence and acquisition of several companies developing portfolios of solar photovoltaic projects and providing them ongoing legal assistance.
  • Advising Group Transdev on the International Public Tender for Procurement of Road Passenger Transport Service in the Porto Metropolitan Area.
  • Advising APDL on judicial proceedings regarding the suspension of the tender award decision on the contract for extending the breakwater of the Port of Leixões, and data protection issues.

Durham Agrellos

Highly specialised private wealth and tax boutique Durham Agrellos is trusted by both national and international banks and private clients. Tax expert Miguel Durham Agrellos fields over 22 years of experience in wealth management, international tax and inheritance planning and family governance, among other areas, and is a go-to partner for family-owned groups and high-net-worth families. Paulo da Rocha Pichel is another name to note, and is particularly active in litigation and family governance planning.

Practice head(s):

Miguel Durham Agrellos

Other key lawyers:

Paulo da Rocha Pichel

Key clients

RAR Holding

XP Private

BTG Pactual Bank

Unilabs Group

Vitropor

Aquitex

Engexpor

Alercor

Place Gym Boutique Concept Group

Adalberto Fashion Group

GEMA Group

Atrium Investimentos

Work highlights

  • Advising a client in the fintech sector on the international holding structure for cryptoassets investment.
  • Represented RAR Group in a non-discrimination dispute challenging Stamp Tax assessments resulting from intragroup loans with subsidiaries located in the EU and third countries.
  • Provided advice to Gema Group on the design of a corporate restructuring, which included a significant change in the holding structure of the group’s different business areas.

Miranda & Associados

Miranda & Associados‘ Porto practice is headed by Tiago Amorim, who has consistently maintained a strong public law and commercial cross-border dispute resolution practice. João Coelho De Pinho co-leads the practice and stands out for his company and commercial law practice, particularly in contentious matters involving Italy, Spain and the UK. Susana Rios de Oliveria is a key name for sports law and tourism-related matters.

Practice head(s):

Tiago Amorim; João Coelho de Pinho

Other key lawyers:

Susana Rios de Oliveira; Eurico Monteiro Pereira

Testimonials

‘Miranda has provided an exceptional service, with a dedication and creativity in solving the situations that have made a difference in recent years. I would like to share the total involvement of the partner Susana Rios, and the rest of the team that has been absolutely tireless and had an exemplary dedication. The responsiveness and know-how of the different areas, tourism, real estate, commercial, corporate among others.’

‘The Porto Miranda team is remarkable. The office has the capacity to provide advice in any area of law and the work developed is of a quality and efficiency rarely seen.’

‘The team demonstrates technical knowledge with its legal framework of the issues presented to it. In this period, it was able to respond to the needs presented by us with the help of technology (meetings via Teams).’

‘It is a committed, discreet, hardworking team covering various legal areas. They get involved in cases in order to understand the smallest detail, study cases to the limit before performing any act. Above all it is a team that is guided by the values of respect for both the client and the opponent.’

‘Their values and their ethical understanding about life is very similar to our approach, which enhances confidence and trust.’

Key clients

Rotas do Algarve Litoral, S.A.

ACA – Alberto Couto Alves, S.A

BERD – Projecto, Investigação e Engenharia de Pontes, S.A.

Conduril – Engenharia, S.A.

Construgomes – Engenharia, S.A.

Interpolimeri, S.p.A (Italy)

MRG, Engineering & Solutions, S.A.

SOCORPENA – Engenharia e Construção, S.A.

Ferbar – Fernando Barros – Produtos Alimentares, S.A.

NPL, SGPS, Lda

Football Champions Tour, LLP

Metro Numbers – Comércio de Têxteis, Lda.

Lightsand Technologies, Lda.

Auto Viação Landim, Lda.

António da Silva Cruz & Filhos, Lda.

Auto Viação Pacense, Lda.

J. Espírito Santo & Irmãos, Lda.

Rotas do Algarve Litoral, S.A.ACA – Alberto Couto Alves, S.A

Moreira, Gomes & Costas, S.A.

Empresa de Transporte Gondomarense, S.A.

Resende – Actividades Turísticas, S.A.

Nogueira da Costa, Lda.

Rodonorte Transportes Portugueses, S.A.

Zulhke Engineering, AG

Danipack – Indústria de Plásticos, S.A.

Diagonais Óbvias, Lda.

Telade – Eletricidade e Comunicações, Lda.

Artefacto – Investimentos, Gestão E Participações

Marco Services, SARL

Exame de Valor – Holding, Lda.

Pórtico – Gabinete de Engenharia, Lda.

Ecovalta Serviços E Construções, Unipessoal, Lda.

HardClub – Turismo de Animação Cultural, Lda.

Metalocar – Metalomecânica, S.A.

Rochinvest – Investimentos Imobiliários e Turísticos, S.A.

Work highlights

  • Advising Rotas do Algarve Litoral on an ongoing arbitration against Infraestruturas de Portugal, a wholly-owned public company tasked with the management, notably maintenance, of road and rail infrastructure.
  • Advising on the acquisition of of Poligal Portugal and of Poligal Polska.
  • Advising Ferbar – Fernando Barros – Produtos Alimentares on the incorporation of a new holding company, and restructuring the asset composition of the group.