Number of partners: 1
Number of lawyers: 12
Languages: English, French, Portuguese
TTA – Sociedade de Advogados, a member of PLMJ Colab, brings together some of the most reputable Mozambican lawyers from various practice areas, all of whom have extensive academic and professional experience. They boast unmatched know-how when it comes to the local market and combine this with a keen awareness of the international legal world. The firm is consistently recognised by international directories and awards as a reference in the Mozambican market. TTA is a full service firm with a particularly strong track record in energy, infrastructure, M&A transactions and tax. While basing their professional activity in Mozambique, the lawyers of TTA work in close cooperation with PLMJ and with the other members of its international network to provide a seamless service to clients regardless of where they are. TTA provides legal services in compliance with the highest professional and ethical standards, while also supporting a number of social responsibility projects in Mozambique.
PLMJ Colab is a collaborative network of law firms spread across Portugal and other countries with which it has cultural and strategic ties. International collaboration is ensured through firms specialising in the legal systems and local cultures of Angola, China/Macao, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste.
Main Areas of Practice:
Arbitration, Conciliation & Mediation:
TTA provides legal advice to both private individuals and companies as well as state bodies and companies, in domestic and international arbitration, and litigation in Mozambican courts in commercial, civil, administrative, tax, customs and employment matters.
Public & Government Institutions:
Legal advice on major international procurement operations and provision of support at every stage, representing both bidders and awarding authorities.
Legal advice, representing both private individuals and companies and state bodies and companies, on a wide variety of issues of tax law.
Legal advice, representing both private individuals and companies and state bodies and companies, on issues of employment law.
Corporate & Commercial:
Legal advice on the structuring of corporate finance operations. The team boast an extensive portfolio of achievements and know-how in providing legal advice on a full range of legal models for the acquisition of companies and assets.
Public & Government Institutions:
Legal advice in the preparations and negotiations of public contracts (goods and services, works, concessions), representing both private individuals and companies, and awarding authorities.
Mining & Natural Resources:
Drafting of various contracts in the mining area (drilling, demining, mining contracts with the Government, supply of services from geologists). Negotiation of allocation of mining concessions/licences. Due diligence work in the area of mining compliance, including land and environment, for various entities, including the London and Sydney stock exchanges.
Public-Private Partnerships, Projects & Infrastructures:
TTA lawyers are involved in the major public-private partnership projects, having specific knowledge in diverse fields. TTA also gives legal advice on financing operations for companies and projects, on the structuring of financial projects specifically under the project finance model, and on guarantees and lending in general among others.
Banking, Finance & Insurance:
Advising clients on matters involving every aspect of the banking, finance and insurance industry.
Telecommunications & IT:
Ongoing legal assistance to telecommunications companies.
TTA has been active in the dispute resolution field and represents several clients.
The team handle administrative litigation cases on a daily basis including a range of matters related to the day-to-day activities of local authorities.
Real Estate & Construction:
Legal advice on structuring real estate operations, preparation of the respective contracts and agreements.
General Legal Assistance:
TTA has provided ongoing legal assistance to some of the main companies operating in Mozambique.