Paulo Trindade Costa > VdA > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Rua Dom Luis I, 28
1200-151 Lisboa
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Paulo Trindade Costa joined VdA in 2015. He is partner of the M&A practice area, where he has been involved in several transactions, in Portugal and international markets, namely in mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and corporate finance transactions.
He has advised several clients in sectors such as telecommunications, industry, retail, real estate, energy, banking and construction.


English, French and Spanish


Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.
Admitted as tax specialist to the Portuguese Bar Association.
Member of the board of directors of the Portuguese-Dutch Chamber of Commerce.
Member of the board of the Portuguese Section of AIDA – Insurance Law International Association.


Law degree at Lusíada University (Lisbon).

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Angola > Foreign firms

A diverse client base that includes multinationals in a range of sectors instructs VdA on matters in Angola. Day-to-day regulatory advice to oil companies is a standout specialism of the team, which is also strong on mining, agriculture and banking. João Afonso Fialho heads the oil and gas practice group as well as focusing on mining and shipping and Paulo Trindade Costa leads on M&A, restructurings and corporate finance matters. Rui Andrade in labour law and Samuel Fernandes de Almeida in tax have also both been involved in recent highlights in the jurisdiction. In recent developments, José Miguel Oliveira was promoted to partner in 2021. Ângela Viana is a name to note at the non-partner level.