ADCA Advogados > Luanda, Angola > Firm Profile

ADCA Advogados
LARGO 17 DE SETEMBRO, Nº 3, 2º (253)

Angola > Local firms Tier 2

ADCA Advogados is part of the DLA Piper Africa group, furthering the firm’s already impressive international reach. Headed by founding partner and investment and real estate expert Luis Filipe Carvalho, the firm maintains a balanced practice across structuring, investments, corporate, banking and finance transactions. At the non-partner level, Joana Matos Lima regularly advises financial institutions and investment funds, and Islândia Ribeiro is a key name to note with regard to employment matters.

Practice head(s):

Luís Filipe Carvalho

Other key lawyers:

Joana Matos Lima; Islândia Ribeiro; Filipe Marques de Oliveira


‘The firm provides the legal services of good quality to the clients and other legal advisors which would like to know more of the local specifics. The lawyers we worked with know well local mineral resources laws, promptly respond to requests, are good in using modern technologies, all of which allows them to provide the best responses.’

‘We worked with Filipe Marques Oliveira. He was very supportive and professional, quickly addressing the client’s requests and trying to find the best solution. Filipe has a good knowledge of Angolan law, which is highly appreciated.’

The team is always available.’

Key clients

Africell Angola

IEP Group

Banco Comercial do Huambo

Pernod Ricard

SIEP Real Estate


Groupe Castel

Multipla IT


Multipessoal Manpower

Work highlights

  • Assisted the mobile network operator Africell in the closing of the Concession Agreement with the Angolan government for the new mobile telecommunications operator’s licence.
  • Acted for IEP Group on the application for a public tender for the privatisation of agro-industrial assets.
  • Acted for Skystone on a cooperation project for diamond mining activities in Angola.

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