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ALC Advogados

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Managing Partner: Catarina Levy Osório

Number of partners: 3

Number of lawyers: 16

Languages: English, French, Portuguese

Firm Overview:

ALC Advogados is a leading company in the Angolan market, as it believes in a truly independent advocacy focused on the client. It has a strong and multidisciplinary team of lawyers and combines solid local knowledge with vast international experience, thus enabling it to provide excellent legal services in the Angolan market.

The firm works with national and international clients, offering highly relevant assistance in strategic sectors such as banking and insurance, energy and natural resources, real estate, construction, industry and services. Its high quality work, combined with effective availability, allows it to be fully committed to its clients in the most challenging transactions in their sectors of activity.

Practice Areas

Administrative & Public Procurement

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Construction, Public Works, Projects & Infrastructures

Corporate & Commercial

Energy & Natural Resources

Foreign Investment

Insurance & Pension Funds

Intellectual Property

IT & Telecommunications

Labour & Social Security

Litigation & Arbitration

Mining & Extractive Industry

Notary & Public Records

Oil & Gas

Project Finance

Public-Private Partnerships

Real Estate


Urban Planning & Environment

Main Areas of Practice:

The firm has relevant experience in the following areas: arbitration, banking and finance, construction, public works, projects and infrastructures, corporate and commercial law, energy and natural resources, foreign investment, labour and social security, M&A, oil and gas, project finance, public- private partnerships, real estate and tax. ALC Advogados also provides legal advice to both national and international clients in a diversified range of areas on a day-to-day basis.


ALC Advogados is the exclusive member firm of the network Morais Leitão Legal Circle for Angola. This network was created by Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (Morais Leitão), a leading Portuguese law firm, to address the needs of its clients throughout the world, particularly in Portuguese-speaking countries. It is an international network based upon the sharing of values and common principles of action with the purpose of delivering high quality legal services to clients around the globe, to guarantee support to investors in these jurisdictions and to help them understand these diverse business and legal environments that have specific practices and standards. It encompasses a select set of jurisdictions, including Portugal, Angola, Cape Verde and Mozambique.

International Work:

By its association with Morais Leitão, the firm also benefits from being a member law firm with its associated office in Angola of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in over 100 countries worldwide.


Cape Verde, Mozambique and Portugal (in association with leading local firms)

Ranked Offices

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Angola - Head office


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ALC Advogados rankings

Global Guide 2023
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General Business Law
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General Business Law
General Business Law
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Catarina Levy Osório
Catarina Levy Osório
Band 2
1 Ranked Lawyer
Catarina Levy Osório
Catarina Levy Osório
Angola expertise based abroad