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Fernanda Lopes & Associados-Advogados

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Managing Partner: Fernanda Lopes
Number of partners: 5
Number of lawyers: 18
Languages: English, Portuguese

Firm Overview:
FL&A – Fernanda Lopes & Associados was formed back in 1995 with two partners.

Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, announced a proposed combination with FL&A on 11 September 2019. FL&A will become a part of Dentons. The proposition holds significant value for the continent and for Dentons’ clients both locally and globally, as Mozambique is Africa’s third-largest holder of liquefied natural gas and the country has the largest power generation potential in Southern Africa from untapped coal, hydro, gas, wind and solar.

FL&A’s 18-lawyer strong team has experience across each of Dentons’ key practice areas and industry sectors. FL&A ranks amongst oldest, largest and most recognized local law firms, due to the quality and innovation of its services.

- Corporate
- Commercial Contracts
- Banking & Finance
- Employment & Labour
- Real Estate, Property & Land
- Litigation

 Main Areas Of Practice:


The firm provides legal services on the corporate field, in the incorporation of companies and opening of branches, corporate M&A, insolvency and restructuring. With extensive experience and a solid knowledge in corporate law matters, the lawyers of the corporate area of practice are well familiarised both with domestic and international companies.
Partner: Fernanda Lopes
Email: [email protected]

Commercial Contracts:
With extensive knowledge in commercial law the firm provides legal services in the commercial field on several types of contracts: sale and purchase, lease, building, distribution, franchising, etc. Also in conducting due diligences and issuing the related reports. With extensive and knowledge in commercial law matters, the lawyers of the commercial area of practice are well familiarised with domestic and international contracts.
Partner: Reginaldo Cumbane
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
The firm provides legal services on securitisations, project finance and collateral instruments.
Partner: Amália Garrine
Email: [email protected]

Employment & Labour:
The firm provides legal services on employment contracts, restructuring and dismissals, transfer of staff, outsourcing, foreign employees and expatriates, collective relations, employment litigation and general employment advice.
Partner: Rafique Albuquerque
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate, Property & Land:
The firm provides legal services on acquisition and disposal and mortgage of property, acquisition and transfer of right of use of land, tourism resorts, etc.
Practice Area Head: Zaida Lumbela
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property & IT:
The firm provides legal services on industrial property,advertising, marketing and consumer rights, distribution and franchising.
Partner: Amália Garrine
Email: [email protected]

The firm provides legal services on company, commercial and civil litigation and/or dispute resolution.
Partner: Rafique Albuquerque
Email: [email protected]