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Portugal

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Macedo Vitorino & Associados

Macedo Vitorino & Associados provides 'unique and tailor-made solutions’. It advises on public financing and acts as local counsel in cross-border financing cases, recently advising Cohort on a facility agreement entered into with Barclays Bank, Lloyds Bank, and RBS for the acquisition of Portuguese defence telecoms company Empresa de Investigação e Desenvolvimento de Electrónica (EID). António de Macedo Vitorino and André Vasques Dias co-head the practice.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Macedo Vitorino & Associados

Macedo Vitorino & Associados advised Dexia Crédit Local on the issuance of fixed-rate bonds by the Autonomous Region of the Azores. The team's efforts are focused on debt capital markets work, but it also handles related contentious matters. António de Macedo Vitorino heads the practice.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Macedo Vitorino & Associados

Macedo Vitorino & Associados handles transactions, most recently assisting Cohort with the acquisition of an additional  23% stake in EID from the Portuguese state. João de Macedo Vitorino and Susana Vieira are the names to note.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Macedo Vitorino & Associados

Macedo Vitorino & Associados¬†handled civil liability and corporate and commercial law disputes, as well as arbitration, including internationally. Senior associate Pedro de Almeida Cabral¬†is ‚Äėbeginning to make a name for himself‚Äô.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 5

Macedo Vitorino & Associados

The five-strong team at Macedo Vitorino & Associados¬†advises domestic public entities and private companies on general employment matters, including transactions. The Aga Khan Foundation counts among the team's clients. Guilherme Machado Dray¬†and senior associate In√™s Coelho Sim√Ķes¬†jointly lead the practice.

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Insolvency and restructuring
Insolvency and restructuring - ranked: tier 5

Macedo Vitorino & Associados

Macedo Vitorino & Associados represents several holders of bonds issued by BES in disputes against the Bank of Portugal before the administrative court, and is filing claims in BES' liquidation proceedings. João de Macedo Vitorino and António de Macedo Vitorino head the team.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 4

Macedo Vitorino & Associados

Susana Vieira heads the practice at Macedo Vitorino & Associados, which focuses on the sale and lease of agricultural land and industrial properties, and on the development of retail parks.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

Macedo Vitorino & Associados

Macedo Vitorino & Associados acted for a number of clients in the finance sector on tax matters related to their activities. André Vasques Dias is the name to note.

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