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Europe Portugal Energy & Natural Resources (International)

This section includes regulatory and transactional work across the energy sector, covering renewables, oil & gas and other natural resources. Work can include transactions involving energy plants and energy companies, licensing and permitting matters, the construction and development of energy infrastructure (e.g. wind farms) and contentious energy-related cases.

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Band 1
  1. Miranda & Associados
    Energy & Natural Resources (International)
    Europe 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Linklaters
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    Linklaters
    Energy & Natural Resources (International)
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    Linklaters' high-profile team has extensive experience advising on renewable energy mandates. It is well equipped to advise on cross-border work, frequently handling matters across Portugal, Europe and lusophone Africa. The team's experience covers project finance, M&A and regulatory, with additional expertise in contentious proceedings. Linklaters has further experience advising on solar, wind and LNG projects, acting for a broad client base which includes major energy companies, investment funds and banks.
  2. VdA
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    VdA
    Energy & Natural Resources (International)
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 6 Years Ranked
    VdA has a well-established practice with strong international capabilities and noted oil and gas expertise. The firm has further experience handling renewable energy projects, with a particular focus on solar, biomass and wind. It offers a comprehensive service, with strengths in regulatory work, M&A and corporate structuring mandates as well as project finance. Key clients include energy providers, government entities and major banks in lusophone Africa, particularly in Angola and Mozambique.
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Band 3
  1. Abreu Advogados
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    Abreu Advogados
    Energy & Natural Resources (International)
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Abreu Advogados has an experienced team which is notably active in the renewable energy sector and has additional strength in natural gas mandates. The firm also handles coal and waste-to-energy projects, and has extensive experience dealing with regulatory, financing and contractual arrangements, in addition to its experience assisting with the establishment of legal frameworks. It is regularly instructed by private energy and engineering companies, as well as public entities, across Europe and lusophone Africa.
  2. Cuatrecasas
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    Cuatrecasas
    Energy & Natural Resources (International)
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 11 Years Ranked
    Cuatrecasas has a respected team which advises energy and mining companies, as well as energy-focused investment funds, on a wide range of issues. The firm provides comprehensive advice and support in regulatory, transactional and contentious matters. It is a popular choice for oil and gas mandates, and has additional experience concerning renewable energy, regularly supporting clients on solar, wind and hydropower projects.
  3. Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
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    Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
    Energy & Natural Resources (International)
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 15 Years Ranked
    Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados has an exceptional energy practice with a broad range of expertise across regulatory matters and transactions, as well as additional expertise relating to the construction sector. The firm is particularly prominent in renewable energy projects, advising on solar, hydropower and offshore wind mandates. Additionally, it assists with public tenders, acquisitions and corporate restructurings in the energy industry. It also offers a cross-border capability and international presence, with a recognised network of alliances in Angola, Macau and Mozambique, which is supported by the firm's dedicated Africa and Asia teams.
  4. PLMJ
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    PLMJ
    Energy & Natural Resources (International)
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 15 Years Ranked
    PLMJ has a very capable energy team that frequently assists international energy companies with regulatory, corporate and financing mandates. The firm is experienced in mining projects and also frequently provides support on oil and gas projects. It is also active on renewable energy matters, providing guidance on various biofuel and solar projects, and is regularly appointed to advise on work in Angola, Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau.