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Chairman: Carlos Cruz
Managing Partner: Domingos Cruz
Number of partners: 11 Number of lawyers: 57
Languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English, French

Firm Overview:
In a world updated to the second, one must be able to constantly adapt to change. CCA relies on a responsive attitude of adaptability to several scenarios and activity areas. The firm focuses on the future and helping organisations to achieve the best, boldest and most effective solutions for 70 years. Innovation is in CCA’s blood. The firm’s culture helps it to take down barriers and stereotypes and create a great work atmosphere that attracts the best talents. CCA is brave enough to find new ways of adding value and know-how to clients and partners. The firm supports innovation and work with people and companies driven by great ideas, regardless of their size or industry. The firm’s clients are technological multinational companies, SMEs and Startups supported by venture capital or even family businesses or private clients. With offices in Lisbon and Oporto and a network of partners in Europe, Latin America and North America, CCA’s real location is near its clients. CCA is a team of business-oriented professionals with a common goal: to change the way legal work is made.

Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate/M&A:
CCA has established partnerships with many companies, entrepreneurs and ambitious investors. The firm provides advice to national clients whose business has a strong international dimension and to foreign clients that develop their activity and invest in Portugal. The firm combines technical experience with business knowledge. The firm advises on the acquisition and sale of companies, mergers, joint ventures, divisions, partnerships, privatizations, corporate reorganizations, restructurings and takeover bids and public offerings.
Contact:
Sara Reis
Tel:
+351 21 322 3590
Email: [email protected]

TMT:
CCA’s TMT department combines six decades of knowledge, from the more traditional media to the latest developments in the digital world, enabling the team to advise clients in a cross-cutting and comprehensive way. The team works in all areas of TMT, such as media, advertising, telecommunications, technology, data protection, cybersecurity, startups and entertainment (online gaming and eSports). The team has a vast experience in advertising, marketing and communication law, as a result of its involvement in advising large advertising agencies and national and international media groups since the creation of the CCA.
Contact:
Martim Bouza Serrano
Tel:
+351 213 223 590
Email: [email protected]

Employment:
CCA provides its clients with advice on various matters in the labour law area, including corporate restructuring and advice regarding the adoption and implementation of management policies and human resources profitability, in a prospective way and based on the company’s work reality. The team has an extensive experience in the field of labour litigation, mediating the negotiations and representing clients in different labour law areas. The firm’s work also includes termination agreements, contacts with labour authorities, assistance in preparing different types of employment contracts, compensation and benefits policies, internal regulations, disciplinary procedures, foreign and expatriate employees, stock options, collective dismissals and collective bargaining.
Contact: Pedro Antunes
Tel: +351 21 322 3590
Email:
[email protected]

Tax:
Tax law has assumed a new dimension, both for companies and individuals. In a context of increasingly cross-border operations, CCA combines sound vocational training and efficient and innovative tax solutions. CCA’s team of tax specialists can help to solve all kinds of tax issues, corporate transactions, and property taxes, even employee and expatriate services, disputes and VAT. The team has extensive experience in advising national and international companies, as well as national and international economic groups, financial institutions, investment funds, and private clients, ensuring their representation in all tax procedures. Contact: Tânia de Almeida Ferreira
Tel: +351 21 223 590
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
Since this is an area that encompasses clients of the most diverse profiles and industries, whose real estate property performs the most varied functions and objectives, CCA’s advice in this area is highly personalized and has specialists with extensive experience in the areas of land planning, urban planning, retail, real estate investment and tourism and environment law. The real estate team provides legal assistance to all types of real estate operations, namely the construction and commercialization of shopping centres, retail parks, industrial zones, housing and tourist developments. It also advises clients under the tenancy law in the different sectors of activity.
Contact: Madalena Azeredo Perdigão
Tel: +351 21 223 590
Email: [email protected]

Criminal Economic:
In order to adequately respond to its clients’ requests, CCA has a team of lawyers who are prepared to take on a comprehensive and transversal service rendering. Comprehensive because it includes economic criminal Law and administrative offenses. Transversal, because CCA is not limited to ensuring judicial representation in pending cases, performing before a diverse set of functions to its clients, where preventive law services and compliance are particularly relevant. This new perspective allows CCA to develop its activities in the design, implementation and follow-up of compliance plans, as well as providing advisory and consulting services to regulatory entities, both in the administrative process and assuming their representation in court.
Tel: +351 213 223 590
Email: [email protected]

Litigation:
The department represents national and international clients in complex litigation. The team provides advice on:
■ Civil, criminal and corporate lawsuits - in particular civil liability and non-contractual claims, disputes related to general contractual clauses, collection and judicial and extrajudicial recovery of claims, as well as in insolvency and enforcement proceedings, criminal lawsuits against property, against the market and against honour, conflicts between shareholders, challenges to shareholders’ resolutions and directors’ liability
■ Arbitration - this is increasingly a privileged and effective solution to resolve certain types of disputes to which the courts have not been able to respond satisfactorily. Our firm is highly experienced in ad hoc and institutional arbitrations at a national and international level, including in annulment and recognition cases and enforcement of arbitration judgments
Contact: Catarina Limpo Serra
Tel: +351 213 223 590
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
CCA has extensive experience in the areas of intellectual property and copyright, providing advice to companies in various sectors, including media companies, publishers, technology and software companies. In addition to ensuring legal protection and contracting regarding copyright and related rights, we are aware that the commercial brand is one of the biggest assets of our clients today. CCA has a team that specializes in speedy and quality handling of problems arising in the field of industrial and intellectual property.
Contact: Filipe Mayer
Tel: +351 213 223 590
Email: [email protected]

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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CCA Law Firm chooses intapp and roox as technology partners to guide innovative vision

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CCA Law Firm appoints two new partners

Domingos Cruz, Madalena Azeredo Perdigão, Sara Reis

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CCA strengthens TMT & IP area with the arrival of new of counsel Tito Rendas

Filipe Mayer, Tito Rendas

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