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VdA

General Business Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 2AngolaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-regarded team that is highlighted for its work on behalf of companies from the energy and natural resources space. Adept at handling corporate, tax and finance mandates for clients with interests in Angola, notably for those involved in the oil and gas sector. Clients also benefit from the firm's on-the-ground presence via its association with local firm ASP - Sociedade de Advogados R.L.

Strengths

One source said: "It's hard to find a better set of lawyers that know Angola like they do."

Notable practitioners

Lisbon-based João Afonso Fialho is regarded as a leading figure for his expertise in commercial matters in Angola. He is often singled out for his experience advising on issues concerning the energy and natural resource sector, with particular knowledge of the mining industry. He is often sought out by multinational companies to assist with sophisticated corporate matters.

The up-and-coming José Miguel Oliveira was promoted to the partnership in January 2021. He is well regarded by market observers for his experience in the oil and gas sector, and is skilled at assisting clients with banking and foreign investment mandates in Angola from the firm's Lisbon office.

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General Business Law Department

VdA

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Rua Dom Luís I, 28

Angola

1200-151

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Angola

General Business Law: International Firms


João Afonso Fialho
Expertise based abroad in Portugal
José Miguel Oliveira
Expertise based abroad in Portugal