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PLMJ Colab Angola - RVA Advogados Offices
EDIFÍCIO ESCOM, RUA MARECHAL BRÓS TITO, N 35-37,
PISO 13, FRACÇÃO B
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Angola > Foreign firms Tier 1PLMJ‘s Angola desk is part of the firm’s wider Africa focus group, which is equipped to provide local and international clients with a full-service offering, covering corporate and M&A, foreign investment, tax, projects and public law. Headed by Inês Pinto Da Costa, the group handles high-profile transactions across the region’s key sectors, including mining, oil and gas, energy, telecoms and aviation. Pinto da Costa has a wealth of experience advising on private equity, project finance and construction matters. Senior counsel Renata Valenti is especially sought after to assist companies in setting up their operations in Angola. Managing associate Rúben Brigolas is particularly active in the Angolan, Mozambican and Portuguese markets, where he advises international companies on investment projects.
Inês Pinto da Costa
Other key lawyers:
Ruben Brigolas; Renata Valenti; Ana Nunes Teixeira; André Abrantes
‘PLMJ is a long-term partner that I have been relying on for various projects. Its capability to respond with top expertise to a wide range of matters makes PLMJ unique among law firms.’
‘High expertise, client focus and sectorial knowledge are the best features of the PLMJ team. Standout lawyers include Ruben Brigolas, Ana Nunes Teixeira and André Abrantes.’
Baker Hughes General Electric
Jean Boulle Group
Recherche Exploitation Produits (REP)
- Advised Rarest Diamonds (Jean Boulle Group) on the establishment of a joint venture with Angolan mining group Rio Branco.
- Acted for Galp Energia on a potential sale of the group’s 9% non-operated stake in Block 14, its 4.5% non-operated stake in Block 14K and its 5% non-operated stake in Block 32.
- Assisted Afentra in acquiring four non-operated stakes from Sonangol P&P and INA d.d (Croatia).
Angola > Local firms Tier 3PLMJ Colab Angola - RVA Advogados is rated for its ‘experienced team, local expertise and urgency in dealing with matters’. Regarded as ‘a real business partner’, the group is specialised in commercial law and works alongside other members of the PLMJ Colab network to provide domestic and international clients a cross-sector full-service offering. The group is led by founding partner Renata Valenti, who is especially sought after to assist companies in entering the Angolan market. Valenti is supported by senior associate Emmanuel da Silva, whose practice covers employment law, foreign investment and regulatory compliance, and associate Januário Macamba, who focuses on corporate and mining matters.
‘I have been working with several top law firms over the last years and RVA – Angola is probably one of the best we have worked with.’
‘The team is very competent with great technical skills and knowledge. They are very helpful and always available.’
‘Both partners and associates have vast knowledge of finance documents and the laws in both Portugal and Angola. Strongly recommend the firm.’
‘Transparency and efficiency.’
‘RVA has a strong understanding of the local laws and the sector we operate. Its key strengths are its experienced team, local expertise and urgency in dealing with matters. These attributes place RVA above other firms. The firm is a real business partner.’
‘Renata Valenti is our key contact. She is readily available to answer questions and support us with complex matters. Renata and her team are proactive and provide a high level of confidence. Very professional too.’
Banco Comercial do Huambo
Jean Boulle Group
- Assisted Rarest Diamonds (Jean Boulle Group) in establishing a joint venture with an Angolan mining group (Rio Branco) and mining concession matters.
- Acted for BayQi on an investment round with Integrated Solutions – Angola, which acquired a 15% stake in BayQi, and the application to the National Bank of Angola to become a payment services provider.
- Advised Unitransfer, a non-banking financial institution, on the establishment of a new forex payment system.
PLMJ Colab Angola - RVA Advogados > Firm Profile
From Angola, for Angola and for the world. We are a full-service firm with recognised local experience.
Our mission is to blaze a trail with our clients, to mitigate risks and to help them grow their businesses.
The team at PLMJ Colab Angola – RVA Advogados has a unique capacity to provide legal assistance in different areas of the law and different economic sectors. It is widely recognised for the quality of the services it provides while always maintaining the highest standards of rigour, ethics and professionalism.
We are a young, determined team from different academic and professional backgrounds, and this enables us to provide innovative and precise solutions. Joining PLMJ Colab allows us to form multidisciplinary teams with different levels of seniority capable of designing tailor-made solutions for our clients. We are also perfectly positioned to support our clients in Angola and in other countries where they wish to invest.
We know our clients and have a clear vision of their goals. We support their decisions with strategic solutions that add value to routine legal advice.
This is our commitment and mission.
PLMJ Colab Angola – RVA Advogados is a member of PLMJ Colab, an international network for cooperation between PLMJ’s offices across Portugal and law firms located in countries with cultural and strategic ties to Portugal. This enables us to provide Angolan businesses and entrepreneurs, and global clients, with legal services in various countries of the world. Belonging to PLMJ Colab also allows us to always ensure the highest international quality standards.
PLMJ Colab makes the best use of resources and provides a concerted response to the international challenges of our clients, wherever they are.
Angola has unique potential and is one of Africa’s engines for growth.
Companies continue to look to Angola as a key growth market and the complexity of operations carried out in the country, often involving international investments, requires high quality legal support.
The team at PLMJ Colab Angola – RVA Advogados offers expertise in the country’s key sectors and advises domestic and international clients on all areas of the law, including M&A, project finance, finance, tax and other transactional matters. We have a special vocation for complex and sophisticated projects and support clients whatever their legal needs.
• Administrative and Public Procurement
• Arbitration and Litigation
• Capital Markets
• Commercial and International Contracts
• Corporate M&A
• Criminal Law and Compliance
• Employment and Labour
• Energy and Natural Resources
• Foreign Investment
• Oil and Gas
• Projects and Infrastructures
• Public-private Partnerships
• Real Estate and Construction
• Telecommunications and IT
|Founding partner||Renata Valentiemail@example.com||+244 935 147 570|
Staff FiguresNumber of partners : 1 Number of lawyers : 8
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