Firms in the spotlight: Abreu Advogados

Abreu Advogados is an independent law firm with over 28 years of experience in the Portuguese market and present in 10 locations. As a full-service law firm with offices in Lisbon, Porto and Funchal (in partnership), Abreu Advogados is one of the largest law firms in Portugal. Its team is composed of more than 200 fee earners and of more than 320 professionals working with the most prestigious law firms in the world in cross border projects.

By successfully implementing a strategic vision within specific areas, Abreu has been rethinking its client’s services and traditional business models, by merging technical skills into strategic sectors and industries.

Ahead of its time, Abreu has strengthened and repositioned its core practice areas and industries which became an asset for our clients that have recently and radically started shifting their operations and strategy towards a green energy and sustainable reality, with the understanding that cross areas assistance is essential.

With a strong international client base, Abreu has followed the path of internationalization, with the extension of Abreu Advogados’ support to countries such as Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Macau and Timor-Leste.

In a fast-changing world and under pressure from a variety of different directions, Abreu provides assistance with an in-depth knowledge and experience of emerging markets. Its efforts in challenging the status quo has led to the assistance of clients with innovative projects whilst overcoming an often absent legal framework.

Abreu´s innovative leadership has launched a new and integrated service with the purpose of responding to the growing expectations of the market for the development and implementation of the whole spectrum of legal and commercial issues related to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).

By certifying its quality management system under the European ISO 9001 standards, Abreu became the first law firm in Portugal to do so and to subsequently publish a Sustainability Report.

It is the ability to open discussions involving different legal practices and skillsets that has sustained Abreu Advogados’ growth for more than 25 years.

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