Firm Profile > Cavaleiro & Associados > Oporto, Portugal

Cavaleiro & Associados
NO 55 6°
4150-599 PORTO

Portugal > Porto: Leading commercial firms Tier 3

Boutique Porto-based firm Cavaleiro & Associados has 'a multi-disciplinary team, capable of answering questions from various areas of law'. The team particularly stands out in public law and energy, and has a strong business law component. João Quintela Cavaleiro comes highly recommended by a host of clients. Working alongside him, Pedro Seixas Silva concentrates on corporate, finance, labour and IP matters. The team has continued growing its base of international and domestic clients, as well as opening a new office in Viana do Castelo.

Practice head(s):

João Quintela Cavaleiro; Pedro Seixas Silva

Other key lawyers:

Tiago Rocha Matos


Excellent legal support, with listening skills and personalized assistance.

‘I highlight João Cavaleiro’s way of being and working, due to the way he gets involved in the different projects and leads them to a much higher performance, contributing with value to the different areas where he operates.

The strongest points are: fast response, good knowledge in the area, great work ethic and persistence in achieving positive results.

‘João Quintela Cavaleiro has great work capacity, technical preparation, and practical sense.

The company stands out for its partner João Quintela Cavaleiro, who has a very dynamic, very personalized and client-oriented approach.

They have a multidisciplinary team, capable of answering questions from various areas of law applicable to the company’s activity.

João Cavaleiro, Pedro Seixas Silva and Tiago Rocha Matos, are available 24 hours a day (via mobile phone) for the questions we raise. It becomes more visible when submitting purchase / sales procedures on platforms, out of hours.

João Quintela Cavaleiro always shows excellent knowledge in the labor law area and achieves very positive results in all matters.

Cavaleiro & Associados is a boutique law firm in the North of Portugal specialised in public law and energy alongside a highly strong business law component (corporate, tax, labour and real estate) to fully support a diverse client portfolio covering both domestic and multinational companies from an array of sectors.

A very experienced team handles a variety of matters in the above core areas, including:

  • Public contracts (concessions, public licenses, public investment, tenders)
  • Business contracts (national and international)
  • (Re) negotiations between companies
  • Labour | (re) adaption of organizations in HR and management boards
  • Holdings restructuring
  • Investment operations
  • Tax matters
  • Litigation and arbitration procedures
  • IP matters

Cavaleiro & Associados has its head office in Oporto but also has offices in Vila Real, Viseu and Viana do Castelo (Portugal) and Paris (France). The firm maintains a close relationship with firms in Algeria and Germany.

Department Name Email Telephone
Partner João Quintela Cavaleiro [+351] 220 945 361
Partner Pedro Seixas Silva [+351] 220 945 361
Photo Name Position Profile
 Vitor Furtado Sousa  photo Vitor Furtado Sousa Lawyer with experience in matters related to litigation and arbitration, labour and…
 João Quintela Cavaleiro  photo João Quintela Cavaleiro Partner. Very experienced in Public & Business Law with domestic and international…
 Tiago Rocha Matos  photo Tiago Rocha Matos Associate. A quite experienced lawyer in public law and litigation. He is…
 Pedro Seixas da Silva photo Pedro Seixas da Silva Partner. A very experienced lawyer on corporate and business law matters. He…
 Filipe Viana  photo Filipe Viana Lawyer with experience in matters related to Private Clients, Corporate Law, Labour…
Number of lawyers : 9
Other offices : Vila Real
Other offices : Viana do Castelo
Other offices : Viseu
Other offices : Paris