Global Portugal Projects
- Cláudia Castanheira dos Santos Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
- João Marques Mendes PLMJ
- Lino Torgal Garrigues
- Mafalda Ferreira CS'Associados
- Ricardo Campos Gómez-Acebo & Pombo
- Vanda Cascão VdA
- Ana Luísa GuimarãesSérvulo & Associados
- José Luís EsquívelEsquível Advogados
- Margarida Leal OliveiraCuatrecasas
- Mark KirkbySérvulo & Associados
Up and Coming
1CS'AssociadosProjects2023 | Band 1 |CS'Associados is a leading law firm admired for its outstanding proficiency in project finance. The team advises Portuguese and international banks and leading sponsors on a variety of projects. The practice benefits from significant expertise in a number of sectors such as road and water infrastructure, with additional experience in the healthcare and energy areas. The practice also has extensive experience in cross-border projects. 1LinklatersProjects2023 | Band 1 |Linklaters is a popular choice for major international projects, with particular expertise in lusophone countries such as Mozambique. Its outstanding team has notable expertise in handling transport and road infrastructure projects. The practice displays additional knowledge of renewable energy and natural resources sectors. The lawyers are skilled at handling concession agreements, acquisitions and project finance, with further experience assisting with regulatory issues. The law firm acts for a host of clients ranging from international banks to Portuguese corporates. 1Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & AssociadosProjects2023 | Band 1 |Morais Leitão is a market-leading law firm in the projects sphere, covering a variety of sectors including renewable energy and road infrastructure. The team is typically seen representing both international as well as domestic lenders in both financing and refinancing matters. The practice offers significant experience in cross-border projects. 1VdAProjects2023 | Band 1 |VdA's first-class department is active in the energy and infrastructure sectors. The law firm is experienced in the corporate and financial aspects of various road concessions, renewables, waste and water projects. It also boasts further expertise in the healthcare sector. The team benefits from a strong domestic-side practice as well as strengths in international work owing to an extensive network of offices across lusophone Africa, including in Mozambique. The lawyers advise an impressive roster of clients including major financial institutions as well as Portuguese construction companies.
2PLMJProjects2023 | Band 2 |PLMJ benefits from a wide-ranging practice covering M&A, project finance and joint venture transactions. The department is routinely instructed by both domestic and international clients from the public infrastructure and energy sectors, also regularly advising sovereign states. The team is recognised for its vast international network, it is particularly active across other jurisdictions, with notable activity in project developments in Mozambique, Cabo Verde and Angola. The practice additionally assists with concessions, security packages and regulatory matters. 2Uría Menéndez - Proença de CarvalhoProjects2023 | Band 2 |Uría Menéndez has an impressive team that advises on projects relating to the energy and infrastructure spheres, additionally handling matters arising in the sports and transport sectors. The law firm offers support in a number of mandates including sub-concession agreements, public procurement and tender procedures. The lawyers also assist with project acquisitions in the renewable energy sector. Its client portfolio includes international investors, domestic banks and energy companies.
- CuatrecasasProjects2023 | Band 3
- Sérvulo & AssociadosProjects2023 | Band 3
4CMSProjects2023 | Band 4 |CMS is known to represent clients in both international and domestic mandates. The lawyers assist with a variety of project finance and regulatory matters. The team also advises on the negotiation of concession agreements in the infrastructure sector as well as on energy projects transactions.
- DLA Piper ABBCProjects2023 | Band 4