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Banking and finance
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Márcio Carreira Nobre - Telles de Abreu | Advogados

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

Telles de Abreu | Advogados

An Oporto firm with a growing Lisbon presence, Telles de Abreu | Advogados fields a 'solid, business-oriented' team. It advised Valor Green, Winpower, and Winext on M&A and corporate restructuring matters. Carlos Lucena is the name to note.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 3

Telles de Abreu | Advogados

Open-minded’ and ‘hands-on’, Telles de Abreu | Advogados' team represented the Portuguese Renewable Energy Association (APREN) in negotiations with the government regarding the new legal framework for licensing of renewable electricity projects and the parliament’s inquiry into incentives for energy companies. Ivone Rocha and Bruno Azevedo Rodrigues are recommended in Porto and Lisbon, respectively.

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Oporto: leading commercial firms
Oporto: leading commercial firms - ranked: tier 2

Telles de Abreu | Advogados

Oporto firm Telles de Abreu | Advogados has steadily expanded and has been growing its standing in Lisbon. Much of its activity continues to be in the north, however, and it advises on real estate, energy, tax, public law, competition, corporate and M&A, employment, and disputes. Carlos Lucena is especially well regarded. He handles corporate, commercial and M&A work. Other names to note are Miguel Torres for tax matters, Pedro Almeida e Sousa for real estate and public law, Ivone Rocha for energy, and Francisco Espregueira Mendes, who covers competition and employment law.

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