Firm Profile > ADCA Advogados > Luanda, Angola

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

Local firms Tier 2

ADCA Advogados balances a broad practice and is well versed in transactions in a range of sectors, with recent instructions coming from companies in the real estate, beverages and logistics sectors, among others. Practice head Luís Filipe Carvalho advises on the structuring of investments in Angola, corporate law and real estate matters, including cross-border transactions and project finance. At the senior associate level, Islândia Ribeiro is a key contact for all employment-related work and Joana Matos Lima has notable banking and finance expertise.

Practice head(s):

Luís Filipe Carvalho

Other key lawyers:

Islândia Ribeiro; Joana Matos Lima


The team communicates very clearly and always provides comprehensive and detailed information (usually anticipating our additional questions); requests are responded to in a timely manner; the team has the initiative of following-up on pending issues to make sure all matters gets resolved as soon as possible.

Very competent in providing legal services for international clients.

We worked with Luís Filipe Carvalho and Joana Matos Lima. They are very professional. We highly value their experiences and profession in TMT and PE area.

We particularly work with Luís Filipe Carvalho. He is a very experienced professional, in legal matters and Angolan idiosyncrasy & culture. He is very accessible for meeting or conversation. He is very practical in the way he organizes the legal strategy on any matter and the implementation of the same. I would like to highlight the great help of the lawyer Islândia Ribeiro for labour matters.

In-depth understanding of the issues and operating environment. Clarity in legal advice/counsel provided. Providing solutions/suggestions on various alternatives/solutions (where applicable). Respect for deadlines.

Islândia Ribeiro presents a very good experience, especially in labour issues. Presents a very a good job and she is always available.

Joana Matos Lima is a very experienced lawyer with strong expertise in banking and financial industry. We as clients are very satisfied with this exceptional team.

Luís Filipe Carvalho presents a strong background and experience in many areas of legal matters, and always give us a high quality service, showing security, reasoned and clarified in legal technical opinions. He is always available to respond to our needs.

Key clients

Pernod Ricard

Banco Comercial Huambo

SIEP Real Estate

FAMAR Oil & Gas

Transtar Logistics

Múltipla IT

AMT Advanced Maritime Transports


Laborex (Toyota Group)

Orey Angola

Groupe Castel

Brands Partner Group

IEP Group

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Photo Name Position Profile
 Joana Lima photo Joana Lima
 Islândia Ribeiro  photo Islândia Ribeiro