C & C Advogados

General Business Law Department

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What the team is known for A large, prominent firm with an established roster of clients. Fields expertise ranging from loan financing and real estate through to commercial and labour litigation and arbitration. Active on both domestic and cross-border transactions. Clients also benefit from the team's extensive linguistic capabilities.

Strengths Interviewees speak of this as a "very well established" firm with "a good portfolio of local clients and a strong litigation practice."

Notable practitioners

Alvaro Rodrigues heads the firm's litigation practice, spearheading many of its key civil and criminal mandates, including those in the construction and real estate spheres or involving insolvency issues. One market source's observation that he is "a leading litigation practitioner" is echoed by a number of interviewees, and he is also noted for his "good relationship with clients" and identified as "someone you can trust."

Founding partner Rui Cunha is acknowledged by interviewees as "very respected" and "one of the best-known  lawyers in Macau." He continues to manage the firm and to oversee key mandates, stepping in to provide strategic counsel at appropriate junctures.