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PLMJ

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PLMJ is a law firm based in Portugal that combines a full service with bespoke legal craftsmanship. For more than 50 years, the firm has taken an innovative and creative approach to produced tailor-made solutions to effectively defend the interests of its clients.
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Firm profile for Europe 2022

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About

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Managing Partners: Luís Pais Antunes, Bruno Ferreira

Number of partners: +45

Number of lawyers: +270

Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Firm Overview:

PLMJ is a law firm based in Portugal that combines a full service with bespoke legal craftsmanship. For more than 50 years, the firm has been shaping bold and creative solutions to defend its clients’ interests effectively.

The firm supports clients in all areas of the law, often with multidisciplinary teams, and always acting as a business partner in the most strategic decision-making processes.

PLMJ has specialist lawyers that know the sectors and markets they work in well, and they maintain close contact with the regulators for each sector. PLMJ’s services are divided into areas of practice, sectors and desks, all with specialist teams dedicated to different areas of the law that work together seamlessly.

PLMJ Colab:

With the aim of being close to its clients, the firm created PLMJ Colab, its collaborative network of law firms spread across Portugal and other countries with which it has cultural and strategic ties. PLMJ Colab makes the best use of resources and provides a concerted response to the international challenges of its clients, wherever they are. The national partnerships allow the firm to extend PLMJ’s presence from Lisbon, Porto and Faro to the Azores, Coimbra, Guimarães and Madeira. International collaboration is ensured through firms specialising in the legal systems and local cultures of Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tome and Príncipe and Timor-Leste.


Main Areas of Practice:

■ Banking & Finance

■ Capital Markets

■ Corporate M&A

■ Dispute Resolution

■ Employment & Labour

■ EU & Competition Law

■ Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals

■ Intellectual Property

■ Projects & Energy

■ Public Law

■ Real Estate and Tourism

■ Responsible Business

■ Tax

■ Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Sectors:

■ Agro-Industry

■ Banking & Fnancial Institutions

■ Distribution & Retail

■ Energy & Natural Resources

■ Government & Public Sector

■ Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals

■ Infrastructure

■ Insurance & Pension Funds

■ Manufacturing

■ Mobility, Transport & Logistics

■ Real Estate & Construction

■ Social Economy

■ Sport

■ Technology, Media and Telecommunications

■ Tourism & Leisure

Social Impact:

The firm’s approach to social and environmental problems is inseparable from the firm’s professional work as lawyers. PLMJ want to help solve social and environmental problems in the community and the firm believes it is possible to add value back into society in parallel with the financial return for the firm’s work.

PLMJ’s social impact strategy seeks to expand its tradition of social intervention by giving it the greater consistency that comes from applying impact metrics and considering the external aspect of the firm’s actions. PLMJ’s focus is on the well-being of its employees and on controlling the social impact generated by the firm’s activity.

Europe

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2022

Contributions

Total 8 contributions

Law and Practice

Life Sciences 2022 in Portugal

Authors: Eduardo Nogueira Pinto, Hugo Monteiro de Queirós, Eliana Bernardo, Ricardo Rocha

Trends and Developments

Data Protection & Privacy 2022 in Portugal

Authors: Pedro Lomba, Marta Salgado Areias, Rita de Sousa Costa

Law and Practice

Litigation 2022 in Portugal

Authors: Rita Samoreno Gomes, Petra Carreira

Ranked Departments

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Porto

General Business Law
Band 2
Portugal

Banking & Finance
Band 2
Capital Markets
Band 1
Competition/European Law
Band 1
Corporate/M&A
Band 1
Dispute Resolution
Band 1

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Ranked Lawyers

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Porto

General Business Law: Corporate


Filipe Avides Moreira
Band 4

General Business Law: Public Law


Diogo Duarte Campos
Band 2
Raquel Freitas
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Portugal

Banking & Finance


André Figueiredo
Band 2
Bruno Ferreira
Band 3
Gonçalo dos Reis Martins
Band 3

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Top Ranked Lawyers

Band 1
Ricardo OliveiraCompetition/European Law
Diogo PerestreloCorporate/M&A
Nuno Líbano MonteiroRestructuring/Insolvency
Band 2
André FigueiredoBanking & Finance
Hugo Rosa FerreiraBanking & Finance
André FigueiredoCapital Markets
Joaquim Shearman de MacedoDispute Resolution
Nuno Líbano MonteiroDispute Resolution
Pedro Metello de NápolesDispute Resolution
Paulo Farinha AlvesDispute Resolution: Corporate Crime
Pedro Metello de NápolesDispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators
Tiago CortesEmployment
Diogo Duarte CamposGeneral Business Law: Public Law
Duarte Schmidt LinoPrivate Equity
Tiago DuartePublic Law

Ranked Offices

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Portugal

Porto

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Head Office

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Head Office

Av. Fontes Pereira de Melo, 43

1050-119 Lisboa,

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

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