Firm Profile > RRP Advogados > Lisbon, Portugal

RRP Advogados
Rua Visconde de Seabra nº 3, 1º Dto.
1600-206 Lisboa, Portugal

Capital markets Tier 4

RRP Advogados demonstrates experience in debt and equity capital markets, advising domestic and international clients on the placement of shares, offering of securities and collective investment schemes, including mutual and real estate funds. Leading the team is Manuel Cordeiro Ferreira, who has in-depth knowledge of capital markets regulation.

Key clients

Miya Water Group

Indaqua – Indústria eGestão de Águas, S.A.

CaixaBank Group

AEW Europe


Amorim Luxury



Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

RRP Advogados primarily focuses on M&A transactions, but the firm is also well equipped to assist companies in the main aspects of their corporate life, such as corporate governance, finance, reorganisations and other day-to-day matters. The team also comes together with the capital markets, financial services and banking and finance departments to advise private equity houses in sector-related matters. Practice head Rodrigo Falcão Nogueira has a proven track record of handling local and cross-border transactions, with a particular focus on the financial, insurance, energy and pharmaceutical sectors. Private and public M&A transactions are one of Manuel Cordeiro Ferreira's core areas of practice, which also encompass corporate finance and collective investment schemes.


We find the team to be highly professional and take matters seriously with clear understanding of our needs and to be reactive and proactive.’

Individuals are highly professional and listen to their client. They are able to quickly understand the issues and propose solutions under tight time frames.’

Excellent team, highly involved with our operation in Portugal. Resourceful and hands-on for all kind of tasks.’

The team is faultless in technical terms, sticks to strict deadlines.’

Rodrigo Falcão Nogueira has the ability to express his opinions about complex legal matters in a clear, simple language. His technical and interpersonal skills are outstanding.’

Manuel Cordeiro Ferreira is very professional and fully committed to us as a client.’

Key clients

Thomson Reuters

Miya Water Group


Mitiska REIM

AM alpha

CaixaBank Group


Lepidico Ltd

NovEnergia Group

QuattroR SGR S.p.A.

Zeno Partners

Genan Holding

B. Braun

Groupe Legendre


Labatec Pharma SA

Uriach Theralab

Telefonaktiebolaget L.M. Ericsson (Ericsson)

Puma Europe GmbH

Real estate and construction Tier 4

RRP Advogados' real estate team provides legal support in a range of investment deals in relation to project developments for tourism, retail, industrial and residential purposes. The team is experienced in sale and leaseback transactions, as well as real estate finance; its lawyers' cross-practice expertise also encompasses tax matters. Ricardo Reigada Pereira, who advises clients throughout the entire life-cycle of projects, oversees the department.


In terms of quality, we rate the firm and team very highly, both from a professional point of view (real estate and construction) and from a work attitude perspective.

Apart from their high professional standard and quality, the team is enthusiastic, demonstrates high working efficiency, clear communication and can cover other necessary work streams in-house such as finance-related advice and corporate matters.’

Highly professional and very experienced.

Professionalism and willingness to serve to the best interests of the client. The team is focused, competent, able to work under tight schedules and provides clear and comprehensive service.

We value the team’s strong and smart negotiation skills which help to close agreements also when situations are difficult.

Diversified law firm with large real estate knowledge.

Ricardo Reigada Pereira is trustworthy and knowledgeable. He is a very good negotiator and mediator.‘   

Rita Nunes stands out for her great knowledge and experience in the real estate market. She pays close attention to clients’ needs.’  

Individuals provide a true client experience based on transparency.

Manuel Cordeiro, José Henriques and Rita Carvalho Nunes are very professional and available. 

Key clients

Aberdeen Standard Investments

Accor Hotels Group

AEW Europe City Retail Fund

AM alpha Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft

Amorim Luxury



Marina Os

Mitiska REIM


ORES Socimi

The Navigator Company


Suitable Universe


Tax Tier 4

The lawyers at RRP Advogados are praised as 'great connoisseurs of this area of ​​law'; they form a 'strong, enthusiastic and efficient team that provides clear communications'. Affiliated with the EY Global Law network, the team enjoys a growing reputation in the market for complex tax controversy, planning and advisory matters. Managing partner Ricardo Reigada Pereira is commended for his 'phenomenal knowledge in tax law'; his 'great knowledge combined with a magnificent creative thinking embodies a great lawyer and a true professional'.


Excellence in the quality of services provided by customer service, monitoring, and personalised communication with the customer, regardless of its size.

Always attentive to customer needs with professionalism.

Ricardo Reigada Pereira stands out for his exceptional customer service, professionalism, and the attention devoted to customer concerns regardless of size; the way he communicates that is effective.

Teamwork is very organised from my point of view; each member of the team knows exactly its part of the work and makes sure that all the others are well informed of any new information.

Ability to develop innovative legal arguments, sound legal-fiscal concepts.

Ricardo Reigada Pereira stands out for his clarity, assertiveness and technical soundness.

A new office that has gained a growing reputation and quality in tax litigation and tax advice, which our group resorts to when it has the most complex or innovative litigation challenges.

‘Ricardo Reigada Pereira is one of the tax leaders in Portugal. Its technical and practical competence in litigating EU tax law is practically unmatched by peers.

Repeatedly Ricardo Reigada Pereira gives us proof of his ability to lead our tax processes exceptionally and has obtained successes that at first seemed hardly achievable.

Excellent technical quality, availability and accuracy.

In terms of quality, we rate the firm and team very highly, both from a professional point of view and from a work attitude point of view.

Ricardo Reigada Pereira and Rita Nunes have a highly professional attitude, provide quality and timely replies, and are highly trustworthy and knowledgeable.

High-profile capabilities and a problem-solving approach; anything is solvable and with the best possible results for the client.

Ricardo Reigada Pereira is an exceptional mind, strategist and human being; his approach is honest, intelligent and innovative.

Leonardo Scolari is proactive.

Great connoisseurs of this area of ​​law.

The strength is the strong, enthusiastic and efficient team that provides clear communications and also can cover other necessary work streams in-house such as real estate, finance-related advice, corporate matters.’

Ricardo Reigada Pereira stands out for his phenomenal knowledge in tax law.’

Ricardo Reigada Pereira’s great knowledge combined with a magnificent creative thinking embodies a great lawyer and a true professional.’

Key clients


AEW Europe City Retail Fund

AM alpha Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft

Amorim Luxury


EDP Renováveis

Japonica Partners

Marina OS


Mitiska REIM

Max Finance



Suzlon Energy Limited

The Navigator Company


Suitable Universe


Banking and finance Tier 5

RRP Advogados is adept at assisting both lenders and borrowers in a variety of financing transactions, namely acquisition, project, real estate, asset and syndicated financing matters. The practice is proficient in the structuring and negotiation of loans and security packages related to restructuring and acquisition of loan portfolios. Head of department Carlos Vaz de Almeida combines a strong background in administrative law with expertise in banking and finance matters.


Hands-on team with vast knowledge in different fields (including real estate, corporate and tax).’

Ricardo Reigada Pereira has excellent knowledge of the law and is easily accessible.’

Manuel Cordeiro is experienced and very easy to deal with; he has a hands-on approach which facilitates our day-to-day work.’

Carlos Almeida showed good negotiations skills, was always available, and had a practical approach to the problems.’

Key clients

Olimpo Real Estate, S.A. (ORES)

Mitiska REIM

Miya Water Group

NovEnergia Group

Zeno Partners

European Investment Bank / Hungarian Development Bank

CaixaBank Group

The firm: Established in 2016 by three lawyers originating from the Lisbon office of a magic circle law firm, RRP Advogados boasts today a team of 23 highly-experienced specialized professionals in several practice areas and in the most relevant sectors of the economy.

While spanning a broad range of practice areas, the firm has a strong transactional focus and its lawyers are used to working with the full range of market players, in domestic or cross-border matters and transactions.

RRP Advogados is part of a global network of law firms (EY Law network) with more than 3,300 lawyers and present in 85 jurisdictions worldwide, allowing the firm to benefit from experience, know-how and resources at a truly international scale.

RRP Advogados always strives to achieve a fundamental objective, in all matters entrusted to its team: to win the absolute trust of its clients. The work performed and the personal mark the firm is able to imprint in everything it does are RRP Advogados’ greatest capital and the keystone to gaining such trust.

With a broad international coverage and technical expertise, combined with deal execution skills and local market knowledge, RRP Advogados has everything that is necessary to provide excellence and value-added advice in the context of the services rendered to its clients at any time and in any situation.

Main areas of practice

Banking and finance: advice to credit, financial services institutions and insurance companies across their full range of activities in supervision-related issues and advice on complex financing operations (acquisition finance, syndicated finance, real estate finance, asset finance).

Capital markets and financial services: advice on public M&A transactions and on the issuance and offering of shares and several types of debt instruments, as well as on financial regulatory matters, including the setting up of new regulated entities in Portugal, compliance with prudential and conduct supervisory rules and the structuring, authorization and distribution of all types of collective investment schemes.

Corporate and M&A: corporate advice (corporate governance, corporate finance, corporate reorganizations, day-to-day matters), M&A advice (pre-transaction structuring, legal due diligence, drafting and negotiation of the transaction documents) and private equity advice (support throughout the investment cycle and with the divestment).

Data protection: relevant experience with the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, focusing essentially on the evaluation of procedures and the development of organizational solutions.

Labor: general advisory to corporate clients on day-to-day human resources issues and on the implementation of large operations, management of individual and collective labor disputes, and assistance with the labor aspects of mergers and acquisitions.

Public law and infrastructure projects: advice on the development of large infrastructure projects in strategic sectors, public procurement, energy and natural resources, environmental law and litigation/arbitration.

Real estate: advice on the structuring of a wide range of real estate and tourism investment transactions, including the setting up of real estate projects’ financing operations, and drafting and negotiation of all kinds of real estate agreements.

Tax: advice on international and domestic tax planning matters – encompassing both inbound and outbound transactions –, public and private M&A, corporate restructuring, real estate deals, debt restructurings and tax controversy.

Managed Legal Services: offers solutions for clients who are looking for more efficient and pragmatic legal assistance, including technology-enabled solutions such as automation for high-volume repetitive or event-driven legal work.

Ricardo Reigada Pereira (managing partner)

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Carlos Vaz de Almeida
Capital markets and financial services Manuel Cordeiro Ferreira
Corporate and M&A Rodrigo Falcão Nogueira
Data protection Rodrigo Serra Lourenço
Labor Rodrigo Serra Lourenço
Public law and infrastructure projects Carlos Vaz de Almeida
Real estate Ricardo Reigada Pereira
Tax Ricardo Reigada Pereira
Managed Legal Services Joana Varela
Photo Name Position Profile
 Rodrigo Falcão Nogueira photo Rodrigo Falcão Nogueira
Mr Ricardo Reigada Pereira photo Mr Ricardo Reigada Pereira
 Leonardo Scolari photo Leonardo Scolari Lawyer/Principal at RRP’s Tax Team.
 Joana Varela  photo Joana Varela
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