Ms Ana Cláudia Rangel > Raposo Bernardo > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Raposo Bernardo
1050-118 LISBON
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Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration Department.


Head of the Litigation and Arbitration Department, specialized in civil procedural law, insolvency and restructuring proceedings and arbitration.


Has a comprehensive specific training and over a decade of experience in this practice areas, specialising in commercial litigation, successfully conducting many high-profile and complex operations in civil procedural law, insolvency proceedings and arbitration, and represented major players in sectors like tourism, pharmaceuticals, banking, energy, real estate and construction.

Ana Cláudia Rangel advises in the areas of labour law and commercial law. She has participated in several corporate restructuring processes and collective dismissal proceedings, providing advice in all areas of employment and social security law. She acts as legal counsel for several companies on labour and social security litigation.

Ana Cláudia Rangel acts as legal counsel for several companies on labour and social security litigation.


Portuguese and English.


Portuguese Bar Association.


Degree in Law, Moderna University of Lisbon.

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Insolvency and restructuring

(Rising stars)

Ana Cláudia RangelRaposo Bernardo

The restructuring and insolvency team at Raposo Bernardo is skilled at handling an array of matters involving the industrial, retail, pharmaceutical, distribution, tourism and construction sectors. The department is under the leadership of senior associate Ana Cláudia Rangel, who brings together expertise in dispute resolution, employment law and corporate restructuring processes.

Portugal > Dispute resolution

Raposo Bernardo is particularly experienced in acting for companies from the real estate, insurance, banking and pharmaceutical sectors in litigation and arbitration. Typical instructions for the dispute resolution team include contentious matters involving breach of contracts, corporate and shareholder disputes, and damages claims. Leading the practice is Ana Cláudia Rangel, who ‘stands out for her wit in finding ways to present the facts‘ and ‘the results she achieves‘.

Portugal > Employment

A large roster of clients turn to Raposo Bernardo‘s employment team for consistent day-to-day employment-related support. Comfortable in handling the full range of labour issues, the team can often be found advising on labour disputes, work accidents, specialised labour contracts and disciplinary proceedings. Ana Cláudia Rangel heads the practice, and is particularly active in company restructuring operations.

Angola > Foreign firms

Raposo Bernardo’s Angolan practice acts for an excellent client portfolio across the region’s key sectors, advising in some of the most high-profile transactions. Particularly strong in the banking and finance sectors, the team continues to advise major international and local banks. The practice is jointly led by managing partner Nelson Raposo Bernardo and Ana Cláudia Rangel, both of whom have over 25 years of experience in the region. Júlio Martins Júnior is particularly experienced in corporate law and finance-related operations. The team also advises on major project finance and development matters in the infrastructure sector, particularly in projects such as rail, road, aviation, dams, and other public-facing projects.

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