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Firm profile for Global 2021

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About

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Chairman: Carlos Lucena

Managing Partner: Miguel Torres

Number of partners: 20

Number of lawyers: 110

Languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish


Firm Overview:

TELLES is one of the most reputable law firms in Portugal. From its offices, in Lisbon and Oporto, and through its partnerships with law firms established all over the world, the firm supports its corporate and private clients by delivering consistent legal advice for a wide range of business sectors. Since its foundation in 1936, the firm has followed the establishment of some of the largest Portuguese and international organisations, with one constant element in TELLES’ history: delivery of work to its clients to the highest standard. The firm’s teams are organised by business sectors and areas of practice and have experience across a wide range of economic and geographic areas, covering all areas of the law and all sectors of economic activity.


Main Areas of Practice:


Commercial, Corporate & M&A

TELLES offers legal advice specialised in commercial, corporate and M&A. A growing area of activity based on a stable leadership, and longstanding experienced lawyers. One of the firm’s strongest departments.

Contacts: Carlos Lucena, Francisco Espregueira Mendes, Cristina Ferreira, Miguel Carvalho, Bruno Azevedo Rodrigues, Mariana Ferreira Martins

Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]


Competition and Antitrust

2 partners, 5 fee earners

TELLES advises and represents clients before the Competition Authorities, the European Commission and courts in all types of process, including merger control and anti-competitive practices, concerted competition restricting practices, abuse of dominant market position, abuses of economic dependence, horizontal and vertical agreements, state aid and anti-dumping practices.

Contacts: Francisco Espregueira Mendes, Leyre Prieto

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Digital, Privacy & Cybersecurity

1 partner, 4 fee earners

The digital, privacy & cybersecurity area has gained, throughout the years, a growing importance in TELLES. The team of specialised lawyers is exclusively dedicated to providing excellent legal advice to its clients, whether public or private entities.

Contact: Pedro Vidigal Monteiro

Email: [email protected]


Employment and Labour

1 partner, 12 fee earners

TELLES employment and labour practice area has proven experience and deep knowledge, advising in all aspects of employment and labour, such as labour relations, hiring of senior management positions, analysis and planning of compensation systems, labour disputes, collective bargaining and negotiations, social security, safety and work accidents, business restructuring and termination procedures.

Contact: Gonçalo Pinto Ferreira

Email: [email protected]


Energy, Environment and Renewables

2 partners, 5 fee earners

This team is specialised in all aspects of energy projects, decarbonisation and environment, with extensive experience and expertise, as well as a very strong reputation in the Portuguese market by both domestic and international stakeholders. A team that is recognised for its knowledgeable and innovative approach.

Contacts: Ivone Rocha, Bruno Azevedo Rodrigues

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Finance, Projects & Capital Markets

2 partners, 7 fee earners

TELLES advises clients in all aspects related to finance and projects, both from transactional and regulatory perspectives. This team works and has extensive know-how on regulatory, banking and insurance, project finance, secured finance and structured finance, tender offers, financial products and derivatives.

Contacts: Bruno Azevedo Rodrigues, Carlos Lucena

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Intellectual Property

2 partners, 5 fee earners

TELLES provides advisory and litigation services in the field of intellectual property,, through a team of specialised lawyers dedicated exclusively to the monitoring of the increasingly demanding management and protection of intellectual property that, with the advent of the digital age, has become more complex for businesses and private individuals alike.

Contacts: Fernando Pizarro Monteiro, Pedro Vidigal Monteiro

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Litigation & Arbitration

3 partners, 16 fee earners

A core area for all law firms, TELLES’ highly regarded litigation team has an unrivalled experience and tradition in litigation and arbitration, predominantly civil and commercial. A dedicated team of lawyers is constantly at the forefront of the more complex cases in Portugal, always ensuring that its lawyers keep abreast of the more recent academic writings and research, as well as of the more recent case law developments.

Contacts: André Navarro de Noronha, Fernando Pizarro Monteiro

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Maritime and Shipping

1 partner, 4 fee earners

The maritime and shipping team counts with a multidisciplinary group of lawyers which has been working together on all aspects of the maritime and shipping businesses, port sector and the economy of the seas.

Contact: Francisco Espregueira Mendes

Email: [email protected]


Public Law and Public Procurement

1 partner, 9 fee earners

Public law is a key area of the firm, with a multidisciplinary team dedicated to providing advice in all related sub-areas. The firm’s public law team has substantial experience in matters such as general advice, pre-litigation, litigation and arbitration. The firm has been involved in a number of important transactions, namely in the railroad, energy and transportation sectors.

Contact: Pedro Almeida e Sousa

Email: [email protected]


Real Estate & Urban Planning

2 partners, 14 fee earners

TELLES boasts a long tradition in this department, run by specialists who add value to business, not only in transactions, but also in the creation of innovative solutions. This team also has a strong focus on urban planning, specialising in all aspects of the licensing of large and complex projects, be it industrial, in the tourism sector or others.

Contacts: Pedro Almeida e Sousa, Miguel Nogueira Leite

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Restructuring and Insolvency

2 partners, 12 fee earners

TELLES has comprehensive experience in credit recovery litigation, insolvency and restructuring. With two teams fully dedicated to debt restructuring, insolvency and collection.

Contacts: Joana Telles de Abreu, Fernando Pizarro Monteiro

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


Tax

4 partners, 15 fee earners

TELLES’ tax team offers its national and international clients an integrated and innovative approach that covers all areas of tax. In addition to advising clients in all aspects of Portuguese tax consultancy and litigation, the team has a strong focus on international matters, relating to corporate and M&A, structuring of foreign investment into Portugal as well as advising its wealth management and private clients in all aspects of their relocation to Portugal.

Contacts: Miguel Torres, João Magalhães Ramalho, João Luís Araújo, André Gonçalves

Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Global

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Europe 2021 High Net Worth 2021

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Portugal

Dispute Resolution
Band 4

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Portugal

Dispute Resolution


André Navarro de Noronha
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Rua Castilho, 20 • 4º

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

1250-069

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