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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

AAA Advogados

The respected team at AAA Advogados focuses on energy project financing, acting for both lenders and borrowers. Vitor Pereira das Neves and Gabriela Rodrigues Martins are the key figures. The team also handles general financing work, predominantly on the borrower side.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

AAA Advogados

Straightforward’ to deal with, AAA Advogados has a strong energy focus and counts natural gas distribution company Galp among its key clients. Dulce Franco heads the team; Gabriela Rodrigues Martins and Prof Vítor Pereira das Neves are also recommended.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

AAA Advogados

Punching above its weight, AAA Advogados represents domestic and international clients in a wide range of cases, including in jurisdictions such as Angola. In a recent highlight, it represented a Roche subsidiary in disputes before regulatory authorities. José Jácome is the name to note.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 5

AAA Advogados

AAA Advogados assisted BBDO with general employment matters, including restructuring, dismissals and data protection. The team also handles disputes and transactional work. Senior associate Leonor Francisco is the main contact.

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

AAA Advogados

AAA Advogados assisted key client Galp as well as other energy-sector companies with projects and contractual matters. Gabriela Rodrigues Martins and Prof Vítor Pereira das Neves are the names to note.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 5

AAA Advogados

Rita Gama Abreu heads the practice at AAA Advogados, which handles non-contentious and contentious matters for private entities operating in the public sphere as concessionaires or in other capacities.

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