Dr Hugo Nunes > Sofia Galvao Advogados > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Sofia Galvao Advogados
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Hugo is Partner and founding member of Sofia Galvão Advogados, a boutique, Portugal based Territory Law firm. An experienced advocate, Hugo works in all areas of Territory Law, but is especially focused on Real Estate, Land and Maritime Spatial Planning, Tourism, EU Funds, Construction and Litigation in these fields.


Partner at Sofia Galvão Advogados since April 2014; Previously with Vieira de Almeida & Associados, 2007-2014; Servulo Correia & Associados, 2007; Legal adviser to the Municipality of Lisboa, 2002-2007.


Portuguese, English, Spanish, French and Italian.


Portuguese Bar Association.


Hugo graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Lisbon, where he completed the courses of his Master’s in Legal Political Sciences.

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Portugal > Planning law

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Hugo Nunes

Sofia Galvao Advogados

Planning and real estate boutique Sofia Galvao Advogados ‘has an overall perspective of the business and is always willing to discuss new approaches’. It acts for an impressive roster of clients that includes the Lisbon municipality, Novo Banco and Auchan, and advised Batipart on its entry into the Portuguese market through the development of a holiday resort near Lisbon to be managed by Club Med. Sofia Galvão and Hugo Nunes are ‘dynamic and assertive in solving very complex problems’. Associate Luís Moitinho de Almeida is also recommended.

Portugal > Real estate and construction

With an impressive list of clients, highlight work for real estate and planning boutique Sofia Galvao Advogados included assisting key client ECS Capital with several of its prime investments in Lisbon, and Batipart with the acquisition of land for the development of a Club Med resort. ‘Always two steps ahead’, Sofia Galvão and Hugo Nunes are ‘very creative and solution-driven, with a capacity to simplify and overcome obstacles’.