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A&G Banca Privada

‘A&G’s in-house team, composed of six experienced lawyers and two junior lawyers, has developed itself to achieve excellence and quality in its services to both internal staff and clients. This is not a casual fact, as they work towards the application of the best market practices in their field, private banking, which is why the …

Accenture

A Fortune Global 500 company, Accenture is a global management consulting and professional services firm that provides strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations services. The legal team of Accenture Portugal is led by Joana Pinto, who serves as senior legal director and has been at Accenture for nearly 12 years. There are a total of …

Acciona

‘Acciona is a global group that develops and operates sustainable infrastructure, from renewable energy to complex construction projects, water treatment and services. Acciona aims to lead the transition to a low-carbon economy by placing its technical excellence and innovation at the service of all projects aimed at designing a better planet. With 38,500 employees in …

AccorInvest Iberia

The AccorInvest Group is one of the most important owner and operator of hotels in Europe, with more than 1,000 employees in Spain and an annual turnover of €130m. According to a nominator: ‘the role of the legal in-house team at Accorinvest is paramount as the risks and compliance management has two different sides, the …

Ageas Portugal

Catarina Sousa Rodrigues, head of legal counselling and litigation, leads a highly skilled in-house legal team at Ageas Portugal comprised of 15 lawyers, with specialists in legal counselling, litigation and paralegal work. Each division, in turn, has a team supervisor that coordinates the team assigned to each division and reports to Sousa Rodrigues. Multinational insurance …

Alantra

‘We have been working with the internal team during the last 15 years. They demonstrate enormous resilience even in difficult situations. Their legal planning in perfect. They know precisely what they want and they establish teams to work with external counsels.’

Altice Portugal

Formerly known as Portugal Telecom (PT), Altice Portugal is a leading telecommunications operator in its home country. With around 8.1 million customers and a turnover of over €2bn in 2018, the company’s prominent position in the domestic market allows its in-house legal function to attract some of Portugal’s best legal professionals to its ranks. A …

Altri

The in-house legal department of industrial conglomerate Altri is based in the head office of the company, where it assists Altri in managing its various operations including the 80 thousand hectares of forest it manages. Made up of two lawyers and two solicitors, the in-house legal department prides itself for being multidisciplinary, efficient, skilled and …

Amazon

Managing the legal department of Amazon Spain, a subsidiary of the leading multinational technology company, Ana Buitrago serves as Spain legal director and associate general counsel having joined the company in 2012. The Amazon Spain legal department is a team of high-performing professionals, fully committed to Amazon’s leadership principles. In the words of a nominator: …

ANA-Aeroportos de Portugal

ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal is responsible for the management of 10 airports in Portugal, and holds a concession to provide the civil aviation public service in the country. Other business areas of the group include advertising spaces in airports, real estate and commercial parking and car rental services. The legal team is led by …

ANF

ANF has a unique mission of defending the moral, professional and economic interests of proprietors of pharmacies across Portugal. ANF was founded in 1975 as a successor of the now defunct Grémio Nacional das Farmácias and now represents 97% of all Portuguese pharmacies. The ANF legal team is tasked with advising the association, its members …

Anticipa Real Estate

‘Anticipa Real Estate is the servicer of Blackstone Investment Fund in Spain. The legal team has a deep knowledge in the real estate sector, having managed to be one of the most important property managing companies in the market. Throughout our business relationship, the team’s performance is highly business-oriented which they combine very well with …

Astellas Pharma

Astellas was founded in 2005 through the merger of Yamanouchi and Fujisawa, combining nearly two centuries of collective experience to create an international pharmaceutical company with innovation for patients at its heart. The company’s Spanish affiliate is based in Madrid and its legal department is part of the EMEA legal team, a matrix organisation with …

Auchan Retail España

Auchan Retail España is the Spanish subsidiary of the French retail group Auchan, and operates in Spain through its subsidiaries under the Alcampo and Simply brands. As one of the largest retailers in Spain, with 357 stores, Grupo Auchan Retail España has opened 63 hypermarkets, 132 supermarkets, 45 associated establishments, 174 franchised establishments and 54 …

Banco BNI Europa

Describing itself as a, ‘dynamic, proactive team with a great spirit of close collaboration’, the Banco BNI Europa legal function is made up of three lawyers; head of legal and compliance, Mariana Aires de Abreu, data protection officer, Cristina Bento Fernandes and general litigation and credit recovery, João Mendes da Silva. Together the team has …

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