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Rogério Alves & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL
1250-017 LISBOA

Portugal > Fraud and white-collar crime Tier 2

Rogério Alves & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL is a boutique firm well renowned for its white-collar defence and criminal litigation practice. Libel, slander and crimes against property are also in the firm’s purview, as well as proceedings related to banking and tax-related fraud, money laundering and corruption. Rogério Alves heads up the practice and has an established reputation in the field. Litigation and insolvency specialist André Matos Faria made partner in early 2021. Criminal lawyer Bárbara Marinho Pinto is another key figure in the team, and Ana Reis Mota is a name to note at the associate level.

Practice head(s):

Rogério Alves

Other key lawyers:

Bárbara Marinho e Pinto; André Matos Faria; Ana Reis Mota


‘Perfect professional team.’

‘Ana and Barbara are very dedicated and always available. Excellent!’

‘The office is distinguished by providing highly specialized services, based on the combined experience of the various lawyers, but with a personalized and differentiated approach to larger companies. Despite being an office in the most traditional origins, it is currently an office organized according to modern standards of customer service, using new technologies.’

‘Rogério Alves stands out the most, for his strategic vision and above all for his gift of rhetoric and orality. Furthermore, he is a colleague with whom it is a pleasure to collaborate, for his sense of collegiality and solidarity, but also for his refined humor.’

‘Rogério Alves stands out, a lawyer with a lot of experience and with whom I have come across a few times in relevant processes.’

Portugal > Dispute resolution Tier 5

Boutique law firm Rogério Alves & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL houses a team of dispute resolution specialists focused on criminal, civil and commercial litigation. Name partner Rogério Alves is best known for his work in the criminal law sphere, but is also experienced in arbitration. He oversees the team with João Perry Da Câmara, who leads on judicial proceedings, demonstrating particular proficiency in insolvency, commercial, family and inheritance law. José Gonçalo Pereira is also active in the team; he advises public entities and companies from the energy, real estate and construction sectors in litigation cases.

Practice head(s):

Rogério Alves; João Perry da Câmara

Other key lawyers:

José Gonçalo Pereira; Teresa Silva Tavares


‘Great commitment to addressing the issues assigned to the firm.’

‘This is a boutique law firm with very well known and good lawyers for dispute resolution. It provides good and timely legal advice and good value for money. The team is composed of well known and reputable lawyers.’

‘I would mention André Oliveira e Costa as a very good, full knowledge corporate lawyer, in particular in regard to financial aspects, and Rodrigo Varela Martins as a very good dispute resolution lawyer in particular for legal cases.’

Key clients


Rose Property Holdings


The firm: Rogério Alves & Associados is a full-service law firm, with a national and international reach, established in 2003 by the confluence of the lawyers: Rogério Alves, João Perry da Câmara e João Pedro Varandas.

RA&A provides legal assistance based on high standards, always acting for the strong and determined defence of its clients’ rights. Its motto is to advise its clients in a highly skilled, permanent and personalised manner, to best fulfil their rights and duties, and always focus on their real needs and interests.

For RA&A, lawyers are those who assist, advise, defend and protect all those in need of assistance, counselling, defence and protection.

The firm consists of several lawyers, each with a love for the profession and track records of success. This is what the firm offers its clients.

Areas of practice: The main areas where RA&A acts are: litigation and arbitration, white-collar and criminal law, labour law, family law, M&A, commercial and corporate, real estate and urban development, construction, tourism, finance, banking and projects, restructuring, tax law, media and information technologies, health and pharmaceutical law, sports law, environment law, public companies law, and regulation and administrative litigation.

Litigation and arbitration: arbitration stands out within litigation as a new and modern way of achieving a final legal ruling, in a swifter, less formal and therefore faster manner. Rogério Alves & Associados is strongly focused on this legal practice. Whether litigation is of a criminal, civil or commercial nature, or in matters related to private international law, the firm fully commits to each case. With maximum commitment, competence and fighting spirit, the team upholds the rights of those it represents. The practice area of litigation and arbitration is headed by founding partner Rogério Alves.

Business law: Rogério Alves & Associados created its business law practice area in order to provide an integrated and comprehensive legal service for companies and entrepreneurs. In permanent liaison with its clients, Rogério Alves & Associados offers pragmatic, regular and ongoing legal advice in the areas of corporate and commercial, finance and banking, tax, real estate, construction and sports law, by negotiating in mergers and acquisitions, internationalisation projects in Portuguese-speaking countries, financial restructurings and bank liabilities management, health and pharmaceutical, and media and technologies sectors. The practice area of business law is headed by the partner João Pedro Varandas.

Public law: the public law team aims to provide clients with a specialised service in various aspects of administrative law, with particular focus in the areas of procurement, planning and construction law, public employment, environmental law, fund law and community funding, expropriation, and administrative law in general. Rogério Alves & Associados provides customised legal advice in all matters of public law, which may take many different forms, depending on the specific needs of the client, namely legal advice granted in given projects or transactions, providing legal information and advice, updates and follow-ups of legal proceedings, and patronage in court or arbitration proceedings. The practice area of public law is co-headed by partners Rogério Alves and João Pedro Varandas.

Banking and finance João Pedro
Banking and finance Rodrigo Varela
Banking and finance André Oliveira Costa
Commercial and corporate João Pedro Varandas
Commercial and corporate Ana Pedrosa Augusto
Commercial and corporate Rodrigo Varela Martins
Environment João Perry da Câmara
Family João Perry da Câmara
Family Teresa Silva Tavares
Family Sofia Vaz Pardal
Health and pharmaceutical André Oliveira Costa
Insolvency and restructuring José Gonçalo Pereira
Insolvency and restructuring Filipa Marques Estaca
Litigation and arbitration Rogério Alves
Litigation and arbitration João Perry da Câmara
M&A and projects João Pedro Varandas
M&A and projects André Oliveira Costa
Public Rogério Alves
Real estate and construction João Pedro Varandas
Real estate and construction Ana Pedrosa Augusto
Sports Rogério Alves
Tax Ana Pedrosa Augusto
Tourism Ana Pedrosa Augusto
White-collar and crime Rogério Alves
White-collar and crime André Matos Faria
White-collar and crime Bárbara Marinho e Pinto
Number of lawyers : 25
Partner : Rogério Alves
Partner : João Perry da Câmara
Partner : João Pedro Varandas
Partner : José Gonçalo Pereira
Partner : Ana Pedrosa Augusto
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