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CS'Associados

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

CS Associados is a highly regarded firm with extensive experience in various multi-jurisdictional corporate mandates. The team is adept at handling acquisitions, joint ventures, restructuring transactions and corporate governance mandates. Its clients benefit from the firm's full-service offering. The law firm boasts experience in a range of sectors, including renewable energy, real estate and healthcare, also acting for clients in venture capital, hospitality and food manufacturing businesses.

Strengths

Clients enthuse: "The CS Associados lawyers are extremely constructive, focused on problem-solving and efficient."

CS Associados is also praised by one interviewee for its "dedication, attention to detail, ability to understand client worries, and perspectives."

Notable practitioners

Bernardo Abreu Mota is regularly active for private equity clients across a variety of M&A transactions. Clients are quick to commend his "excellent job both from a technical and commercial perspective," with one person further highlighting that "he has a constructive and pragmatic spirit."

Maria Castelos has excellent standing in the market as an active adviser on share sales, corporate restructurings and venture capital mandates. One interviewee describes her as "absolutely extraordinary," while another source remarks: "Maria Castelos always looks for the best solution to help us mitigate risks without compromising the competitiveness of our proposal."

Martim Morgado is skilled at handling both cross-border and domestic M&A deals. An interviewee appreciates his problem-solving skillsand further notes that "he has deep knowledge of corporate law."

Ofélia Pinto de Queiroz has experience in a variety of cross-border M&A transactions. She routinely assists clients with share and asset acquisitions.

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Overview

CS'Associados builds close relationships with its national and multinational corporate clients in Portugal, providing them with permanent support in the legal challenges that they face in their business. That support includes providing advice on organisational, corporate governance and general corporate matters, as well as in the framework of new investments and respective regulation, in particular in connection with third party association agreements, including partnerships, joint ventures or shareholders arrangements.

CS'Associados also advises on the restructuring of corporate groups in Portugal as well as national and foreign investors with interests in Portugal on their business activity across all industrial sectors, in particular in their decision-making processes, in the negotiation and formalisation of complex and strategic contractual arrangements with third parties, including suppliers, customers or other stakeholders.



Corporate/M&A

CS'Associados

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Location

Avenida da Liberdade, 249, 8º

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

1250-143

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Portugal

Corporate/M&A


Bernardo Abreu Mota
Band 2
Maria Castelos
Band 1
Martim Morgado
Band 4
Ofélia Pinto de Queiroz
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