Carlos Carneiro Gomes

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.

Overview:

  • Graduated by the Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa) (1988)
  • Post Graduate in European Studies (1992)
  • Fully Qualified Lawyer, Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 1996
  • PMCG Founding and Managing Partner Since 2012

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.

António Pinto Duarte

Lawyer since 1975.

Law degree, by the University of Lisbon School of Law (1972).

Assistant teacher in the University of Lisbon School of Law (October 1977 – November 1986, with the regency of Real Estate Law and General Theory of Civil Law.

Consultant and attorney-at-law of several financial institutions, since 1985.

Practice in arbitrations (as an arbitrator and as an attorney).

Experience in public tenders (as a member of the jury and as an attorney-at-law).

Part of the list of arbitrators of the Arbitration Centre of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Experience in the elaboration of public contracts, namely concession contracts.

Participation in several legislative studies and, among them, one related to the legal regime of the State Owned Enterprises sector, and other on the subject of the environmental recovery of mining areas.

Executive Director of a banking institution since 2004.

Preferred Areas: Civil, Commerce, Banking, Financial, Labour, Mining, Real Estate Law, Litigation, Arbitration (national and international).

Languages: English, French and Spanish.

Firm Overview:

FDR was founded on 1st May 2004, resulting of the integration of two teams of professionals, one lead by António Pinto Duarte, already at that time with a long and recognised practice in the areas of Public and Private Law, together with its ramifications.

Nowadays, as FDR – Pinto Duarte, Côrte-Real, Casado Neves & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, R.L., the firm follows and keeps up with the dynamics and the ongoing legal complexity of today’s society, in its different areas, with a group of lawyers of consolidated and multidisciplinary expertise and, at the same time, highly qualified and specialised in the various branches of the Law.

Bruno dos Santos Pereira

Established in Lisbon, SPASS law firm is composed by a young team of lawyers and legal consultants who guide themselves by a concept of proximity law practice, aiming to preserve the principles of confidence and professional secrecy in each matter entrusted to them. When providing legal services and legal advice in its multiple areas of action, the team ensures total dedication, availability and support towards the Client.

PUBLIC AND ENVIRONMENT

– Administrative and Public Procurement
– Legal Advise of the Central and Local Administration
– Projects
– Infrastructures, Energy and Natural Resources
– European Union

BUSINESS PLANNING AND MONITORING

– Incorporation of Companies, By-Laws, Shareholders Agreements and Startups
– Business Transactions
– Management Consulting
– Competition
– Intellectual Property, Trademarks and Patents
– Privacy and Data Protection

HUMAN AND LABOR RESOURCES

– Hiring and Termination of Employment
– Disciplinary Process and Dismissal Challenges
– Follow-up of Individual and Collective Work Relationships
– Social Responsibility Audits

LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION

– Civil responsibility
– Medical Malpractice
– Economic Crimes
– Penal
– Corporate
– Banking and Insurance
– Laboral
– Administrative
– Taxation
– Audit Office
– Environmental
– Counter-National
– Civil
– Family and Inheritance
– Arbitration

REAL ESTATE, FISCAL, FOREIGNERS AND ACQUISITION OF NATIONALITY

– Advice on Acquisition of Real Estate
– Urbanism
– Construction
– Investment Vehicles
– Tax Consulting
– Advising Foreigners and Nationality Acquisition Processes

LEGAL AND FINANCIAL RESTRUCTURING OF PEOPLE AND COMPANIES

– Insolvency and Special Revitalization Plan (PER)
– Recovery and Claiming of Credits
– Criminal Responsibility of Directors
– Creditors Counseling

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Miguel Santos Pereira

Established in Lisbon, SPASS law firm is composed by a young team of lawyers and legal consultants who guide themselves by a concept of proximity law practice, aiming to preserve the principles of confidence and professional secrecy in each matter entrusted to them. When providing legal services and legal advice in its multiple areas of action, the team ensures total dedication, availability and support towards the Client.

PUBLIC AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Administrative and Public Procurement
  • Legal Advise of the Central and Local Administration
  • Projects
  • Infrastructures, Energy and Natural Resources
  • European Union

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António Paula Varela

ABV ADVOGADOS is traditionally a Law Firm dedicated to business law. We are privileged partners of a large number of Portuguese and foreign companies, on a wide range of activities, in their operations both in Portugal and overseas.

In addition to legal consultancy, the firm activity is also highlighted for its area of litigation, ensuring the uncompromising defence of Clients interests also in this field.

Considering the increasing demand for legal services by individuals and families, including foreigners who choose Portugal as a living or working destination, we recently develop a specific area of Private Client, focused specially on residence, citizenship, family, inheritance and tax matters.

Continued:

Apart from the activity in Portugal, the firm actively supports Portuguese and foreign individuals and companies in international projects, particularly in Angola, Cape Verde and Mozambique, jurisdictions where the firm has established local partnerships and has extensive experience.

Furthermore, the firm is the exclusive member for legal matters in Portugal of the Alliott Group, a prestigious international network of law, accounting and consultancy firms present in 70 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, America and the Asia and Pacific regions. This alliance allows us to better serve our clients not only in Portugal and in the other jurisdictions where we normally operate, but also in all the other countries where there are Alliott Group members.