Rafael Sena

Rafael Sena is our exclusively recommended Property Services expert in Portugal on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Rafael directly using the contact details listed above.

The best property at the best market value, without the hassle

You are our primary concern — not the seller. We will always negotiate the best possible deal for you, ensuring you have the latest market intelligence and innovative valuation methods to make an informed decision. Our team works diligently to ensure correct steps have been carried out, safeguarding you from poor property investments.

100% for buyers

Our services are for buyers alone. We apply a tried and tested formula for buying property in Portugal and have helped countless families secure their dream properties in highly sought after locations. For the past decade, we’ve been building our inside knowledge of the local property market, as well as fostering extensive connections across the country, enabling access to an exclusive list of properties and investment routes.

Exclusive service for international buyers

Securing your dream property takes time and effort, especially if you reside overseas. As an independent buyers agent for expats, our job is to ensure you get the best property with confidence and insight. We do this by exhausting the market and translating your needs and objectives into tangible outcomes.

Save time, money and hassle

The Goldcrest team manages the whole process for you, remaining your single point of contact throughout. Depending on your needs, our experienced consultants will walk you through a range of investment options, providing strategic advice along the way. Our ultimate goal is to help you save time, money, and hassle. We do this by searching, negotiating, and protecting you from risky investments.

Patricia Casaburi

Patricia Casaburi is our exclusively recommended Golden Visa & Residency Services and Property Investment Services expert in Portugal on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Patricia directly using the contact details listed above.

Global Citizen Solutions is a boutique investment migration consultancy firm focused on finding the right residency or citizenship by investment program for individuals wishing to secure their future and become global citizens.

With offices in Portugal, Brazil, Hong Kong, and the UK, our multilingual team guides individuals and families from start to finish, providing expert advice considering freedom, mobility, taxation, and security.

From helping individuals find their dream homes or investment with the help of our real estate division in Portugal — Goldcrest — to providing successful immigration and relocation services, our international team is with you every step of the way.

Our Commitment To You:

Full-service consultancy firm with a borderless vision

At Global Citizen Solutions, we work solely on your behalf. We are dedicated to providing a specialised service to each of our clients with the knowledge that comes with years of expertise, as well as access to a proprietary database of market information. We give the insight and data analysis to allow our clients to make investments with confidence.

Our team are industry-leading experts in delivering full scale solutions related to investment migration and relocation. From helping you file your immigration application, to providing professional legal and tax advice, our team is wholly committed to your success.

Advisory Excellence Welcomes Patricia Casaburi and Global Citizen Solutions (streetinsider.com)

Manuel Camarate Campos

Manuel Camarate Campos is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Portugal on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Manuel directly using the contact details above.

  • Partner of RSA since November 2017 – Co-ordinator of the Banking and Insurance Law Group
  • Lawyer at RSA since 2013
  • In-house lawyer of the Banco Comercial Português between 1991 and 2012
  • Registered in the Portuguese Bar Association since 1986

Firm Overview:

Law without borders in Portuguese Language

Since 1997, RSA – Raposo Subtil e Associados has based its activities on a complete and integrated service for its clients at both national and international levels, combining an extensive knowledge of business with the necessary technical expertise.

In 2013, RSA – Raposo Subtil e Associados founded the Rede de Serviços de Advocacia de Língua Portuguesa – Network of Portuguese Speaking Legal Services (RSA LP), which is an innovative network of associated firms of lawyers and legal offices, working in partnership in 5 Portuguese speaking countries (Portugal, Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde and Mozambique). RSA LP works with solid and experienced teams in the Portuguese speaking market, providing a legal consultancy with international standards of excellence both within and outside those markets. This competitive agility is a result of their leadership in complex operations and litigation, and their understanding of business models in diverse areas and different jurisdictions, affirming their ambition with a global model of legal services.

Our teams are multi-disciplinary and specialised, and are composed of lawyers dedicated to finding the most satisfactory legal solution for our clients, be they national or from abroad. Focused on the new challenges of the post-digital era and recognising technologies as a strategic priority, RSA-LP believes that future competitive differentiation will be created by people, and their training and quality, developing creative professional solutions based on values such as trust, expertise, and sharing.

Rita Branco

Rita Branco is our exclusively recommended Construction Law expert in Portugal on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Rita directly using the contact details listed above.

The ALLAWYERS project was born in 2010, in Almancil, created by the lawyers Tiago Felizardo and Rita Branco. After working a number of years in different traditional law firms, they felt the market needed a different type of law firm, geared towards the client and his needs, with a professional and dynamic team capable of responding quickly and efficiently.

Currently, ALLAWYERS has collaboration with United Kingdom, Belgium, French and Irish law offices and consists of a team of lawyers with over 18 years of experience in a broad range of legal fields, all registered with the Portuguese Bar Association and fluent in English.

Rita Branco, post-graduate degree in Tax, Urban Planning and Construction Law, President of the Loulé Delegation of the Portuguese Bar Association from 2011-2016 and member of Bar council National General Management Committee from 2016-2019, practices in the fields of property conveyancing and tax law, family and matrimonial, wills, gifts and probates, commercial law and litigation.

Carlos Carneiro Gomes

Carlos Carneiro Gomes is our exclusively recommended Bankruptcy Law expert in Portugal on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Carlos directly using the contact details listed above.

PMCG is a Portuguese law firm offering a broad range of legal services designed to fulfil our clients` demands, catering to diversified sectors and areas of economic activity.

PMCG’s team of lawyers is composed of senior experienced professionals, focused on the clients` needs and oriented towards the creation of solutions wish delivered to enhanced value for our clients.

PMCG has an international presence through a network of professional partnerships which provides the required support to our clients` activity in foreign markets.

In addition, PMCG is a member of various Business Associations and Chambers of Commerce established in Portugal as well as being part of International Associations of Law Professionals.

Insolvency, Restructuring & Credit Recovery:

PMCG frequently intervenes and represents Clients in Corporate Recovery, Restructuring (PER, RERE, PEAP) and Insolvency – private and corporate-, revealing our effective and expeditious response in all its legal implications.

Due Diligence:

PMCG provides due diligence services, through the constitution of each unique team attending the service expected by the client and its area of activity, with the purpose of delivering a service of excellence.

Advisory Excellence Recommends PMCG for Bankruptcy Law Advice in Portugal (streetinsider.com)

Paulo de Moura Marques

Paulo de Moura Marques is an AAMM founding partner and head of the public law practice with around 20 years’ experience in legal practice. He is known for his experience and expertise in all fields of public law and administrative litigation and arbitration. Renowned for his professional merit and leadership and negotiation skills, he is recommended by the main international directories – Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500. He is closely involved in the largest, most complex transactions representing market leading companies and he is the choice of international entities for advice concerning both the Portuguese and international markets. His clients come from a range of sectors, chiefly aviation and aeronautics, tourism, urban planning and construction.

Honoured at the Client Choice Awards 2016 and 2017 in public law, given by International Law Office.

Academic Education:

  • Master of Legal-Administrative Sciences from the University of Lisbon, 2002.
  • Postgraduate Course in Legal-Administrative Sciences from the University of Lisbon.
  • Postgraduate Course in Legislative Drafting from the University of Lisbon.
  • Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 1996.

Firm Overview:

The law firm AAMM is widely recognised in the areas of public law, tax and private clients due to the excellence and rigour of the services it provides to its clients, with proven results.

AAMM is a law firm that stands for “getting it right” with a team of specialist lawyers with recognised expertise in their respective practice areas. Our lawyers focus on guaranteeing the highest standards of excellence, providing tailor-made legal advice and support to meet the needs of every client and help them develop solutions for the present and strategies for the future.

We provide legal advice and representation in Portugal and supports our clients in the international markets wherever they do business.

Our clients include market-leading Portuguese and international companies as well as private clients. A number of our international clients are Fortune 500 companies and most of our Portuguese clients appear on the list of the country’s 1000 largest companies.

We act for clients from a broad range of different industry sectors, including public sector entities, but also private investors and non-profit organisations.

We are involved in major projects on a national and international level but we also have social concerns and social responsibility is a core value at AAMM.

What Sets Us Apart:

  • A global and in-depth vision of our clients’ businesses: we see the big picture and the detail.
  • A systematic approach to finding the right solutions to bring added value to our clients’ activities and optimise their investments. We understand our clients’ needs and can find the legal approach that best addresses every challenge they face.
  • Excellence in legal services.
  • An efficient, dedicated, committed, innovative and practical team.
  • A close partnership with the client.
  • Exceptional know-how, specialisation and an unparalleled track record.
  • Trusted ties with leading international law firms.