Firm Profile > CCA Law Firm > Lisbon, Portugal

CCA Law Firm
RUA VÍTOR CORDON
10 A - 4th Floor
1249-202 LISBON
Portugal

Data privacy and data protection Tier 2

CCA Law Firm showcases extensive experience in the field of data privacy. It boasts a multi-disciplinary team comprised of data protection experts as well as lawyers who have accumulated knowledge through the regular monitoring of issues related to the processing of personal data in the context of new technologies, telecoms and litigation. The department is retained by healthcare companies and leading players in the technology and telecoms market, among others. Privacy assessments and GDPR implementation projects are core areas of activity for practice head Martim Bouza Serrano.

Testimonials

CCA thoroughly studies all questions and issues and are capable of providing practical solutions that are easy to implement and adjusted to clients’ needs and resources. I would highlight their creativity when it comes to exploring different alternatives.

Lawyers answer queries in a fast and concise way.

The team assisted in the implementation of GDPR documents and processes, with the support of Martim Bouza Serrano. He has great knowledge of the area and provides pragmatic solutions.

Martim Bouza Serrano has great technical knowledge in IP and new technologies, good ability to communicate his ideas and good leadership skills. I would highlight his efficiency, great commitment, good management of deadlines and good client-care skills.

Key clients

Vodafone

Europcar

Havas Worldwide

Japanese Tabaco Industry

Vision Box

Google

Fullsix

TMT Tier 2

CCA Law Firm is best known for its longstanding experience handling matters pertaining to the media sector, where the team provides legal assistance to clients from all industry segments on day-to-day issues as well as in relation to contractual matters regarding sponsoring, advertising and content licensing. The department is also well versed in tech matters, fielding particular expertise in assisting companies from the gambling sector. Other mandates include advising telecom operators in both contracts and negotiations. Filipe Mayer is noted for his knowledge in advertising, online gambling and e-Sports. Media work is an area of focus for Martim Bouza Serrano.

Testimonials

CCA’s TMT team is extremely dynamic and proactive in solving issues, presenting safe solutions that are tailored to their clients’ business. It is a team of solid knowledge and total availability.

Practical, extremely efficient and fast in responses.

The advice they provide is always timely, practical and to the point, which is something we value in a company like ours where things happen very fast. They have an excellent understanding of our business and needs, which makes working with them really easy.

Solid knowledge, capacity to understand their client’s business and its specific characteristics, and availability help define the key strengths of the team.

Domingos Cruz, Martim Bouza Serrano and Sara Reis are recommended.

Key clients

Google

Vodafone

Havas Group – biggest advertising group in Europe

TIMWE.tech

Cofina Group – leading media group in Portugal

NETFLIX

Rede Record – PT – Brazilian TV channel

Pokerstars

SBTECH – Europe’s largest Online Gambling platform provider

Farfetch

Ingenico

Europcar

Hiscox

Sephora

COLEP

International Packaging Company

Playmo

Pulse Films

Intellectual property Tier 3

The IP practice at CCA Law Firm has extensive experience acting for clients in the media industry in the drafting of publishing contracts as well as copyright licences. The department is well versed in trade mark prosecution and protection, as well as patent infringement litigation. Startups, SMEs and major tech companies increasingly instruct the team on technology-related matters. Head of department Filipe Mayer focuses on the fields of advertising, media, gaming, online betting and IT contracts.

Testimonials

Straightforward advice, practical approach to subjects and easy to work with.

Key clients

Banco Finantia

Invisalign

Google

NETFLIX

Vodafone

BNI Europa Bank

Havas Group

Accor Hotels

Colep

Europcar

Pulse Films

Real estate and construction Tier 3

Fielding cross-practice expertise in real estate, urban planning, environment law and tourism, CCA Law Firm's service offering covers real estate investments, project development, licensing procedures and sale and leaseback deals. The team is experienced in advising on real estate destined for residential, commercial, industrial and tourism purposes, and has in-depth knowledge of the short-term rental market, Golden Visa programme and Non-Habitual Resident tax regime. Madalena Azeredo Perdigão, who was promoted to partner in 2020, oversees the practice alongside Tomás Assis Teixeira, who heads the tourism and leisure group. Domingos Cruz has a strong track record in corporate and financing structures in the areas of acquisition, construction and development, while Maria Santa Martha advises on purchase, sale and lease transactions related to properties intended for offices, shopping centres and retail parks.

Testimonials

They are very good, fast and efficient.

CCA is the easiest office to work with, given the total availability and willingness to help, whatever the topic or subject. A well-prepared team with a well-designed and well-formed structure and organisation.

Lawyers provide detailed answers and make a global assessment of all questions that we put forward in relation to our business.

Professional, available and knowledgeable team.

Availability and innovative ideas to support the client and get effective solutions.

Sara Reis and Domingos Cruz have great negotiating skills. Excellent ability to take projects forward with excellence.

Key clients

L’Occitane

Primosfera

Rede Record

C&A Modas

Havas Worldwide

Europcar

Redevco

Wolters Kluwer

A Padaria Portuguesa

Noble Fortune

Feels Like Home

Accor Hotels

Esqina Hotels

Nazaré Canyon

Mimoto Projects

Finsolutia

Limestone Capital

Emin Capital

GuestReady

Abei

Procter & Gamble

Everstream Energy

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

With an increased focus on supporting the internationalisation of clients, CCA Law Firm's multi-disciplinary team handles a variety of corporate and M&A matters, namely cross-border transactions as well as share and asset deals. The firm's service offering also includes the "startinnovation" practice, where cross-practice experts come together to provide specialised assistance to startups, SMEs and investors. Domingos Cruz is regularly involved in multi-jurisdictional transactions, while Sara Reis, who made partner in 2020, is experienced across mergers, privatisations and acquisitions linked to Portugal and Africa. Rita Trabulo is another name to note for corporate and M&A work.

Key clients

Sephora

HAVAS Group

EUROPCAR

C&A

High Bridge

MSTF Partners

Procter & Gamble

L’Occitane en Provence

TINSA

AEGON Spain

Segur Estates

Farfetch

A Padaria Portuguesa

Habit Analytics

Boost

Employment Tier 4

CCA Law Firm helps clients tackle a whole spectrum of employment issues, with advice covering disciplinary procedures, termination agreements, compensation and benefits policies, as well as collective bargaining, moral harassment matters and litigation. The practice, which has a wealth of experience acting in restructuring processes, is also commended for its expertise in sports recruitment and start-ups. Head of department Pedro Antunes, who has been involved in several TUPE procedures on behalf of various companies following Brexit, is the key point of contact.

Key clients

Europcar

Hiscox

Tinsa

Havas Group

Switch Payments

C&A Modas

L`Occitane En Provence

Timwe

Sephora

Padaria Portuguesa

HP CDS – Customer Delivery Services Portugal

Dispute resolution Tier 5

CCA Law Firm has an extensive track record in media-related litigation and also acts for clients in matters concerning administrative and regulatory law. Other areas of recent focus include disputes in the real estate sector, namely those pertaining to local accommodation, as well as private enforcement lawsuits. Civil and commercial arbitration also features. Civil litigation and disputes related to corporate restructuring and insolvency are some of Rita Cruz's specialisms. Catarina Limpo Serra is another key practitioner. Martim Menezes left for Abreu Advogados in 2020.

Testimonials

CCA provides clear and straightforward advice on litigation strategy. The team has a good sense of priorities and the ability to drill down immediately to the core issues.

CCA is a law firm that is always ready for their clients. They treat each case as if the client was unique and special. In any way possible they are willing to clarify and discuss the matters, always ready to listen and to adjust.

Lawyers are trustworthy and you know they will always present you with the best solution whether it implies going to court or to settle (when it refers to judicial/claims matters) or legal/compliance issues.

Domingos Cruz provides excellent strategic oversight on the key issues. Catarina Limpo Serra is a great team player and provides clear advice.

Henrique Salinas is an extraordinary lawyer, very experienced and available. He not only has deep knowledge of law but is also a very practical lawyer aiming to obtain the best possible solution for his clients.

Carlos Cruz is a very experienced and seasoned layer, with a good presence in the court. Despite his long career, he still has a need get ahead.

Rita Cruz is practical and assertive. She knows how to delegate and to explain all the matters in ways someone who knows nothing about law or judicial system would understand.

Key clients

Cofina

Google, INC

Europcar

Hiscox

Fidelidade Assistance

Havas Group

IURD

Vodafone

TIMWE

For 70 years the CCA law firm has been focused on the future and on helping organizations to obtain the best, most daring and effective solutions.

Being innovative is a part of us. Our culture helps us to break down barriers and stereotypes. We are courageous in finding new ways to deliver value and knowledge to our clients and to create an exceptional work environment that attracts the best talent.

We support innovation and we work with people and companies driven by great ideas, regardless of their size or sector. Our clients range from technology multinationals, SMEs and Startups backed by venture capital, to family businesses or private clients.

We are a team of business oriented professionals, focused on the digital economy and united around the same purpose: to change the way legal work is carried out.

A team of experts, a responsive attitude.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate/M&A Domingos Cruz dc@cca.law
Litigation, Arbitration, Insurance Rita Cruz rc@cca.law
Fraud and white-collar crime Henrique Salinas hs@cca.law
Tax Tânia de Almeida Ferreira taf@cca.law
Employment Pedro Antunes pa@cca.law
Personal data and privacy Martim Bouza Serrano mbs@cca.law
Real estate, projects and tourism Madalena Azeredo Perdigão map@cca.law
Technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) Filipe Mayer fm@cca.law
Intellectual property Filipe Mayer fm@cca.law
Commercial, corporate and M&A Sara Reis sr@cca.law
Gambling Filipe Mayer fm@cca.law
Private Clients Carla Matos cm@cca.law
Photo Name Position Profile
Mrs Rita Cruz  photo Mrs Rita Cruz
Mr Carlos Cruz  photo Mr Carlos Cruz
Mr Domingos Cruz  photo Mr Domingos Cruz
 Filipe Mayer photo Filipe Mayer
Mr Henrique Salinas  photo Mr Henrique Salinas
Number of staff : 26
Number of lawyers : 58
English
German
Spanish
Adlaw International
IBA (International Bar Association)
Contacts : Domingos Cruz (dc@cca.law)
Contacts : Filipe Mayer (fm@cca.law)
Other offices : Porto, Portugal
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