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ASP Advogados

Angola > Local firms Tier 3

Led by António Penelas, ASP Advogados is often engaged in transactions across key areas of the Angolan economy, including mining, oil and gas, banking, energy and construction. Notable for his experience advising on corporate, commercial and labour law matters, Penelas is a key practitioner in the litigation and arbitration team. José Miguel Oliveira is recommended for regulatory law, foreign investment and shipping matters, with a focus on the Angolan, Mozambique and Portuguese markets. Other key names are senior associate Marcelo Mendes and consultants Ângela Viana and Joana Pacheco. On the international front, the firm is the exclusive member of VdA Legal Partners in Angola.

Practice head(s):

António Penelas

Key clients


KT – Kinetics Technology, SPA

Odebrecht Angola

Standard Bank Angola

Trafigura Group Pte Ltd.

Puma Energy (Angola)

Work highlights

  • Advised Standard Bank Angola on the privatisation process of Banco de Comércio e Indústria and the sale of 100% of its share capital on the first stock exchange auction held in Angola.
  • Assisted KT – Kinetics Technology with the implementation of the engineering, procurement, construction and implementation (EPCI) contract for the modernisation and expansion of the Luanda Refinery.
  • Acted for Trafigura and Puma Energy on the sale of Sonangol shareholding in Puma Energy and the acquisition by Sonangol of Puma Energy shareholding in Pumangol.

ASP Advogados is a leading law firm based in Luanda. Our ambition is to be recognized as the first choice for providing trusted legal advice to clients’ complex business and legal challenges in Angola.

ASP Advogados brings together a group of lawyers with a high level of experience, expertise and reputation, who present successful solutions and results to their clients.

Our lawyers are deeply familiar with the legal, regulatory and market environment in Angola and have played a leading role in the most emblematic transactions and projects that have taken place in Angola in recent years.

ASP Advogados offers a unique blend of international technical expertise with a commercial mindset and in-depth knowledge of local markets.

ASP Advogados is the exclusive member of VdA Legal Partners in Angola.

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