MGRA SP RL > Lisboa, Portugal > Firm Profile

MGRA SP RL
Avenida 5 de Outubro nº 16 3º Direito
1050-056
Portugal

Portugal > Intellectual property Tier 4

At MGRA SP RL‘s IP practice, group head Helga Lopes Ribeiro leads on contentious and non-contentious matters involving patents, copyright, licensing agreements and unfair competition. Managing the IP aspects of corporate transactions is another area of activity for the department.

Practice head(s):

Helga Lopes Ribeiro

Other key lawyers:

Diogo Vitorino Martins

Key clients

Dahlman Industrial Group B.V. (Royal Dahlman)

Alphaserve Technologies Group

Ray Allen, INC

Synova

Pollet Water Group

Sanjam Group

Otlis

TML, S.A.

Cloudoki

Carristur

Buggin Media

Work highlights

  • Advised Royal Dahlman on technology contracts and technology license agreements.
  • Advised TML – Transportes Metropolitanos de Lisboa on the acquisition of all the IP portfolio of a Portuguese entity.
  • Advised CLOUDOKI on its API suite spin-off project.

Portugal > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 5

With extensive experience in corporate law and governance issues, MGRA SP RL is noted for its ability to ‘proactively propose innovative approaches to the problems presented'. Of particular note is the firm’s track record in commercial agreements, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations. Helga Lopes Ribeiro and Bruno Lobato make up the core corporate and M&A team.

Practice head(s):

Helga Lopes Ribeiro

Other key lawyers:

Bruno Lobato

Testimonials

‘MGRA knows very well our company and the business segment in which we operate, so it has the capacity to act as our partner, presenting tailormade solutions and proactively proposing innovative approaches to the problems presented.’

Key clients

Dahlman Industrial Group B.V. (Royal Dahlman)

Alphaserve Technologies Group

Ray Allen, INC

WeedMD, INC

Greenalia Group

Synova

RTS Atlantic

Hotusa Group

Bulgaria Air

Pollet Water Group

Sanjam Group

Otlis

KPK & Partners CO. INC.

TML, S.A.

Carristur

CloudokiLX

MobieTrain

Grupo PLEXUS Tech SL

Work highlights

  • Advised Alphaserve Technologies on the sale of a Portuguese subsidiary to Eze Castle Integration.
  • Assisted TML – Transportes Metropolitanos de Lisboa in the transfer and incorporation of the company.
  • Assisted Dahlman Industrial Group on the sale of the group to Porvair.

Portugal > Tax Tier 5

MGRA SP RL undertakes a range of work in the field of tax law, including non-contentious and contentious matters. The team acts for both domestic and international clients and is led by Mário da Rosa Amaral, who has longstanding experience in tax matters and advises clients from the retail, real estate and construction sectors.

Practice head(s):

Mário da Rosa Amaral

Other key lawyers:

Maryline Valente

Testimonials

‘Intelligence in developing the strategy, strong unified communication and flexible diligence guarantee a truly personalised service.’

‘I recommend the distinguished seriousness and incomparable professionalism of Mário Amaral.’

‘A fantastic team with in-depth knowledge of tax law and the entire underlying legal framework. I couldn’t be better accompanied and I would always recommend their services.’

‘I recommend Mário Rosa Amaral for the incredible dedication he showed whenever asked. I could not have more confidence in his legal advice, technical quality and extensive knowledge. A real authority in the area. I would also recommend Maryline Valente for her incredible capacity in the tax law field.’

‘Good collaboration with other lawyers in different jurisdictions.’

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The firm: MGRA is a full-service independent law firm that stands out in the global market by the quality, dynamism and innovation of its services, as well as the dedication, rigour and enthusiasm of its team.

The services are focused on presenting solutions and creating value. These characteristics materialise in the firm’s involvement with clients and with the tailor-made solutions it offers.

The first office was launched in 2004, in Lisbon’s financial centre. Over recent years MGRA has also settled in the Azores and Algarve, in the Portuguese-speaking countries and has created several international desks.

The firm has exclusive partnerships with International Lawyers Network (www.iln.com) and with First Law International (www.fli.com), and has accumulated a wide collection of awards and global recognition for its
practice.

MGRA’s history is made with hundreds of active clients, passionate staff and new ever-present markets.

Areas of practice: MGRA is a global law firm focused on providing legal counselling to companies, corporations and institutions in critical and complex files.

The firm gathers a variety of professionals for each industry, all with a strong knowledge of their respective practice.

The firm’s eight main departments are: corporate; tax; finance and capital markets; real estate and construction; intellectual property; employment and pensions; litigation and arbitration; public and environmental, and European and competition.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking and finance mgra@mgra.pt
Tax mgra@mgra.pt
Capital markets mgra@mgra.pt
Private equity/funds mgra@mgra.pt
Corporate and commercial mgra@mgra.pt
Intellectual property mgra@mgra.pt
Energy and natural resources mgra@mgra.pt
Project/asset finance mgra@mgra.pt
Real estate and construction mgra@mgra.pt
Litigation and arbitration mgra@mgra.pt
EU and competition mgra@mgra.pt
Tourism and leisure mgra@mgra.pt
Mergers and acquisitions mgra@mgra.pt
Restructuring and insolvency mgra@mgra.pt
Employment and pensions mgra@mgra.pt
Aviation and shipping mgra@mgra.pt
Public and environmental mgra@mgra.pt
TMT mgra@mgra.pt
Private client mgra@mgra.pt
Insurance mgra@mgra.pt
Health and biotechnology mgra@mgra.pt
IT mgra@mgra.pt
Number of lawyers : 33
English
French
Spanish
FLI
ILN
Contacts : Mário da Rosa Amaral (mra@mgra.pt)
Contacts : Helga Lopes Ribeiro (hlr@mgra.pt)
Other offices : Faro
Other offices : Ponta Delgada