Da Silva Teixeira & Associados

General Business Law Department

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What the team is known for Highly respected local firm offering expertise across the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious issues, including oil and gas, litigation, M&A and tax, as well as international trade and legislative matters. Acts for both private and public sector clients, ranging from local government entities to international banks.

Strengths A market commentator states: "They are very knowledgeable and professional, one of the most respected firms in Timor."

Notable practitioners

José Teixeira is a well-respected practitioner with former experience in the Timorese government as the Minister of Petroleum. His depth of knowledge and ability to advise on natural resources and foreign investment are especially noted. Sources say that he is "a very senior practitioner with great capabilities and knowledge."

Sahe Da Silva is a highly regarded practitioner with extensive knowledge of advising on financing matters. His client base includes NGOs, Timorese and foreign government agencies and international investors. Market commentators state he is "a good guy with great knowledge" who offers "great understanding of Timorese law."