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RRP Advogados

AVENIDA DA REPUBLICA 90, GALERIA 1, 1600-206 LISBON, PORTUGAL
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Work +351 217 653 860
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Fax +351 217 653 869
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www.rrp.pt
Lisbon, Porto

Portugal

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

RRP Advogados

Active in M&A, corporate reorganisations and private equity matters, RRP Advogados is considered to be a ‘real partner’ by clients. It benefits from an international network through its association with EY and assisted Thomson Reuters with its intragroup reorganisation, including the sale of its Financial and Risk business to Blackstone. Principal Rodrigo Falcão Nogueira and associate João Ornelas Camacho provide ‘precious help and explanation’; ‘best-in-class’ principal Manuel Cordeiro Ferreira also covers capital markets and financial services matters; ‘hands-on’ associate Jacinta Amorim Vieira is also recommended.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

RRP Advogados

The ‘innovative’ Ricardo Reigada Pereira has infused RRP Advogados ‘with a culture of thinking outside the box’. The team offers an ‘exceptionally personalised approach to clients’ needs’ in disputes, structuring, and transactional work. It regularly acts for EDP, Secil, Acciona, Ferrovial, The Navigator Company and Abanca, among others. The firm is part of the EY Global Law network.

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