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Pares Advogados
1250-008 LISBON

Portugal > Dispute resolution Tier 5

The litigation and arbitration group at Pares Advogados is a popular choice for domestic clients operating in the aviation, financial services, construction, industrial, insurance, media and technology sectors. Carlos Amaro is seasoned in litigation cases involving media companies, while João Malhadas Teixeira specialises in civil litigation. Financial institutions and companies regularly seek Pedro Carreira Albano's representation in judicial and arbitration proceedings. Sandra Severino combines extensive experience in administrative disputes, labour law, restructuring and insolvency.

Practice head(s):

Carlos Amaro; João Malhadas Teixeira; Pedro Carreira Albano; Sandra Severino

Other key lawyers:

Sofia Castro Caldeira


‘They provide very good legal support.’

‘In general, everyone has provided us with all the necessary support.’

‘They meet deadlines. They easily adapted to the technological challenges of communication at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Value for money.’

‘Good experience with all team members. I highlight Sandra Severino and Rui Rompante.’

Key clients


Hotel Bairro Alto

Patris Group

Fidelidade, S.A.

Nissan, S.A.

SevenAir Group

Media Capital Group

Leya, S.A.

Teleperformance Portugal, S.A.

JBarroso Group Profile, S.A.

ÉvoraHotel, S.A.

Pavigrés, S.A.

JCDecaux Portugal, Lda.

Yonest, Lda.

RP Global Asset Holding GmbH

Work highlights

  • Representing Patris in a €517m legal action for damages from Haitong Bank (former Banco Espírito Santo de Investimento) and its managers.
  • Representing TVI – TELEVISÃO INDEPENDENTE in several disputes against the Regulatory Authority for the Media where recommendations thereof are being challenged.
  • Representing Fidelidade – Companhia de Seguros in a €9.6m legal action filed by BIGDOOR – Utilidades, Equipamentos e Investimentos Imobiliários and others.

What sets Pares Advogados’ practice apart from other firms can be defined in one word: proximity! Proximity with the client in all stages of the legal advisement.

The client is not just a client, is a business partner and therefore is success is also the success of the firm.

The logical corollary of proximity is transparency. Proximity and transparency are essential to build trust.

These values along with technical expertise and cost-efficiency are the key factors underlined by our clients which allows Pares Advogados to be recognized by the market as a law firm of reference.

Our experience and professional skills are the result of numerous years of practice and professional achievements. We work together with our clients in every area of law:

  • Commercial and corporate law
  • Insolvencies and recovery of companies
  • Banking and financial law
  • Real estate, zoning and planning
  • Public law
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Criminal law and administrative offenses
  • Labour law and social security
  • Tax law
  • Intellectual property, copyright, patents
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Staff : 5
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