Miranda & Associados

General Business Law Department

Equatorial Guinea
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This Lisbon-based team is highly involved in the Equatorial Guinean market and demonstrates leading capability in the handling of oil and gas work. The group has notably acted for multinational oil companies on block acquisitions and production sharing agreements and is well versed in negotiating with state authorities. The team continues to be involved in the country's floating LNG project and also advises international lenders operating in the region. The group's expertise in local tax and regulatory compliance is another draw for clients, as well as international firms, who frequently turn to the team for local support. The department is also increasingly active in the aerospace and TMT sectors.

Catarina Távora in the Lisbon office is a pre-eminent practitioner for transactions in Equatorial Guinea. She draws on over 20 years of experience to advise on all aspects of hydrocarbons deals and is a popular choice for international firms seeking local expertise. She frequently assists with oil block acquisitions and is highly experienced in government negotiations. Alongside her impressive involvement in traditional oil and gas, she is also involved in innovative LNG work.