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Portugal

Planning law
Planning law - ranked: tier 1

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.

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Sofia Galvão - Sofia Galvao Advogados

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Hugo Nunes - Sofia Galvao Advogados

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Sofia Galvao Advogados

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’.

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