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CS'Associados

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3 ranked lawyersBand 1PortugalEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

CS'Associados is a leading law firm admired for its outstanding proficiency in project finance. The team advises Portuguese and international banks and leading sponsors on a variety of projects. The practice benefits from significant expertise in a number of sectors such as road and water infrastructure, with additional experience in the healthcare and energy areas. The practice also has extensive experience in cross-border projects.

Notable practitioners

Duarte Brito de Goes remains a leading practitioner with extensive experience in energy project finance and also assists with the negotiation of sub-concession agreements. "He is objective, business-oriented and has negotiating skills," clients remark.

Mafalda Ferreira is described by sources as a "great lawyer with exposure to international deals." She is active in infrastructure and energy-related projects, advising both domestic and international clients.

Maria Castelos draws extensive praise from market commentators who attest that "she is he best." She is well versed in handling the financing and restructuring of projects, often through the issuance of bonds.

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Overview

CS'Associados boasts the Projects team with the highest number of leading partners specialising in this sector in Portugal, with different teams that focus on advising sponsors, financing entities and public entities. The Project Finance team's 30 years of experience allied with its lawyers' technical and market knowledge enables the Firm to provide Clients with innovative solutions specifically tailored for each project and to overcome any difficulty which may emerge.

CS'Associados'  partners have been directly involved in a vast majority of the infrastructure projects that have been performed in Portugal, including sectors such as railways, highways and port infrastructure, logistics, hospitals, waste and water recycling, water distribution and renewable energy. Most recently, the Firm has participated in several projects in the real estate and agriculture sectors. 

According to Chambers & Partners, CS'Associados is a “leading firm admired for its outstanding proficiency in project finance”.

Projects

CS'Associados

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Location

Avenida da Liberdade, 249, 8º

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

1250-143

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Duarte Brito de Goes
Band 1
Mafalda Ferreira
Band 4
Maria Castelos
Band 1