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Managing Partner: João Vieira de Almeida
Number of partners: 46 and 1 of counsel
Number of lawyers: +310
Team: +470

Firm Overview:
With over 45 years of experience, Vieira de Almeida (VdA) is an international law firm noted for top-quality legal advice and cutting-edge innovation. A profound business know-how coupled with a highly specialised cross-sector legal practice enable the firm to effectively meet the increasingly complex challenges faced by clients. VdA offers robust solutions based on consistent standards of excellence, ethics and professionalism, and is acknowledged as a leading provider of legal services by the most reputed professional organisations, international publications and research institutions. VdA has consistently and consecutively received the industry’s most prestigious awards and nominations. Through VdA Legal Partners clients have access to a wide sectorial coverage and a team of lawyers across 13 jurisdictions: Portugal; Angola; Cabo Verde; Cameroon; Chad; Congo; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Guinea Bissau; Mozambique; Sao Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste.

Main Areas of Practice:
The firm advises an international community of leading national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments. VdA is recognised for its client-focused approach, consistently creating ground-breaking solutions to help clients operate at the forefront of their industries.
These include in:
■ Agribusiness
■ Aviation
■ Banks
■ Defence
■ Distribution
■ Energy
■ Fast Moving Consumer Goods
■ Funds
■ Healthcare
■ Insurance
■ Lifesciences
■ Mining
■ Oil & Gas
■ Ports & Airports
■ Private Equity & Venture Capital
■ Public Administration
■ Public Sector Companies
■ Rail Infrastructures
■ Real Estate
■ Regulatory Entities
■ Road Infrastructures
■ Shipping
■ Social Economy (Foundations, Associations)
■ Space
■ Technology & Innovation
■ Telecoms
■ Tourism
■ Water and Waste

International Work:
VdA Legal Partners consolidates VdA’s international footprint, bringing together all the lawyers and independent law firms affiliated with VdA for the provision of integrated legal services in Lusophone and Francophone Africa, as well as Timor-Leste.


Total 6 contributions

Advertising & Marketing 2020 Law and Practice in Portugal

Catarina Matias Mascarenhas, Catarina Seidenader de Almeida, Iakovina Kindylidi

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 1 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

VdA advised Cellnex on the acquisition of NOS Towering, a EUR 550 million transaction

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