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Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

Claudia Santos Cruz

Lisbon, Portugal Europe Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Transportation: Shipping
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Transportation: Shipping - Portugal

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Claudia Santos Cruz regularly acts for international banks and maritime companies, assisting with regulatory, tax and vessel finance-related issues. A respondent attests that "she is able to provide to the client the best guidance for complex matters and the confidence that they will be handled with smoothly and swiftly."
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Practice Areas

Banking & Finance; Projects; Oil & Gas; Mining; Corporate M&A; Infrastructure; Ports, Shipping.

Career

LLB University of Southampton, England, 1993; LPC College of Law Guildford, England, 1994; Post Graduate courses in Banking and Finance, Corporate, Oil & Gas; International Petroleum Transactions module of LMM, Lisbon, 2017; Previously at DLA Piper and Watson Farley & Williams in London, London, 1994-2005; IBA Oil & Gas Committee Officer, 2021.

Professional Memberships

Admitted to practice: Law Society of England and Wales (1996); Portuguese Bar Association (2005); Mozambique Bar Association (2018); International Bar Association Officer (2007-2022).

Personal

Claudia Santos Cruz advises clients on the international and cross border aspects of their investments in Portugal and Lusophone Africa. She is co-head of the Lusophone Africa practice team at Morais Leitão which is dedicated to transactions and advising international clients investing in these markets. Claudia works on a daily basis with ML Legal Circle integrated law firms in Angola, Mozambique and Cape Verde and she is herself a member of the MDR Advogados team in Mozambique. Claudia coordinates the international Oil & Gas team and Shipping practice at ML and is also a member of the international Banking & Finance department.

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Claudia Santos Cruz

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Law and Practice

Doing Business In... 2022 in Mozambique

Authors: Claudia Santos Cruz, André de Sousa Vieira, Ana Corrêa Cardoso, António Magalhães Ramalho, Tiago Arouca Mendes, Paula Duarte Rocha

Law and Practice

Doing Business In... 2022 in Angola

Authors: Claudia Santos Cruz, Bruno Xavier de Pina, Ana Corrêa Cardoso, Catarina Levy Osório, António Magalhães Ramalho, Liliana Canudo Cruz

Law and Practice

Investing In... 2022 in Mozambique

Authors: Claudia Santos Cruz, André de Sousa Vieira, Ana Corrêa Cardoso, Tiago Arouca Mendes

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