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Pimenta e Associados

General Business Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 1MozambiqueGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Pimenta e Associados is a prestigious law firm with a solid reputation in the Mozambique market for its expertise handling a broad range of sophisticated mandates. The team capably advises on finance and energy matters, especially those involving the oil and gas and mining sectors. It often assists clients with debt restructuring, project finance and due diligence. Clients benefit from its membership in the Miranda Alliance.

Strengths

An interviewee noted: "They have a very long-standing practice and are very prominent."

Work highlights

A team led by Paulo Pimenta and Miranda's partner Diogo Xavier da Cunha acted as counsel to Total E&P Mozambique Area 1 on its LNG project, which is estimated to cost over USD20 billion.

Notable practitioners

Paulo Pimenta offers solid capabilities assisting clients with high-profile corporate, tax and energy mandates. He additionally offers experience handling cross-border transactional matters and is often highlighted as a go-to lawyerfor large deals in Mozambique.
"Paulo Pimenta has a long-standing practice, is very experienced and stands out in oil and gas mandates." "He is very helpful, always available, has great knowledge and provides very good work and advice."

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Mozambique

General Business Law


Paulo Pimenta
Band 1