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Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

First-rate team of corporate specialists advising on an array of mandates including high-value M&A transactions and joint ventures. Adept at handling multi-jurisdictional mandates, offering notable expertise in other lusophone jurisdictions thanks to international alliances. Draws on experts in tax and employment to provide comprehensive assistance to clients. Offers experience in deals across a wide range of industries, including real estate, life sciences, banking and energy.

Strengths

Clients praise the firm's team for its "availability, quick response to questions, objectivity and excellent technical knowledge."

Another source praises the "very good performance: their advice was fully aligned with our objectives on the engagement."

Work highlights

Advised EDP on the EUR2.2 billion sale of the Douro International power plants to a consortium led by ENGIE.

Notable practitioners

Carlos Osório de Castro dedicates his practice to sales of share capital and public tender offers. He often assists clients in the energy and hospitality industries.

Catarina Brito Ferreira specialises in energy-related transactions, frequently advising on acquisitions of share capital, divestments and due diligence. Clients describe her as "dedicated and very client-oriented."

Eduardo Paulino is known by interviewees to be an "excellent lawyer."He possesses broad experience in handling auction processes, the structuring of transactions and acquisitions of share capital.

Nuno Galvão Teles is a prominent figure in the corporate sphere. He boasts a strong track record in energy and natural resources transactions.

Segismundo Pinto Basto is adept at handling buyouts, acquisitions and cross-border joint venture transactions. He frequently advises clients in the publishing, advertising and food and drinks industries.

Clients highlight Tomás Vaz Pinto 's ability to "evaluates all probabilities,analyse different routes for a case and offer diverse solutions." He acts for clients from the energy, banking and finance sectors, including venture capital funds.

Vítor Pereira das Neves is active in the corporate arena working on negotiations and documentations. He often advises clients from the retail sector.

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Overview

Supported by a team with solid experience, Morais Leitão works with both national and international companies and groups from a wide range of sectors and industries, including regulated sectors, providing them continuous and cross-practice support, as well as specialised counsel focused on business objectives.

We are organized to meet the ever more complex and specific requirements of clients, particularly in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance;
  • Contracts;
  • Commercial Law;
  • Corporate Law;
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures;
  • Private Equity;
  • Venture Capital.

Morais Leitão is prepared to provide legal advice to all types of operations and matters concerning the Commercial Law, including regular or strategic advice to companies and their shareholders, as well as to their corporate bodies, committees and members, often representing clients with entities such as the National Bank of Portugal, CMVM (Portuguese Securities and Exchange Commission), Interbolsa, Euronext Lisbon and Commercial Registry.

Our clients benefit from the cross-practice approach of our teams, with regular involvement in other practice areas, namely Banking and Finance, European Law and Competition, Tax, Real Estate, Employment and Pensions, and Litigation.

Corporate/M&A

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

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Location

Rua Castilho, 165

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

1070-050

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Ranked Lawyers

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Portugal

Corporate/M&A


Carlos Osório de Castro
Band 1
Catarina Brito Ferreira
Band 4
Eduardo Paulino
Band 3
Nuno Galvão Teles
Eminent Practitioners
Segismundo Pinto Basto
Band 4
Tomás Vaz Pinto
Band 3

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