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CRA Timor

General Business Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 2Timor-LesteGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly commended full-service practice with an excellent track record in oil and gas, telecoms, banking and tax matters. Additionally well equipped to handle high-profile disputes. Offers substantial international reach through the support of its offices in Portugal, Spain, Mozambique and São Tomé e Príncipe.

Strengths

An interviewee characterises the firm as a "very well-known, long-term player in the market with a strong brand."

Notable practitioners

Dili-based managing associate Duarte Simões Carneiro maintains a broad and active local practice, covering both commercial and contentious issues. His practice also embraces the provision of advice on tax and employment matters.

Rui Botica Santos is a founding partner of the Timorese practice and highly respected by market sources for his longstanding connection with Timor-Leste and deep familiarity with the local scene. He offers particularly focused expertise where mining-related matters are concerned.

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Timor-Leste

General Business Law


Duarte Simões Carneiro
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Rui Botica Santos
Expertise based abroad in Portugal