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Managing Partner: Paulo Câmara

Number of partners: 31 Number of lawyers: 72

Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, German, Italian

Firm Overview:

Sérvulo & Associados ("Sérvulo") is considered one of the leading legal outfits in Portugal, and it is mainly dedicated to practice areas that are of strategic economic importance.

Sérvulo provides its national and international clients with legal advice precisely tailored to their needs. The firm’s lawyers have a thorough understanding of clients’ business needs and objectives and always act in the best interest of the clients.

Sérvulo is completely dedicated to the excellence of the legal services it provides. And for this purpose Sérvulo is permanently focused on the quality of its lawyers, who have a unique combination of characteristics: strong and long-standing ties to academia, experience in Portugal’s legislative process, experience in groundbreaking transactions and cases.

At the global level, Sérvulo is a member of three international networks of law firms (Legalink, Cathay Associates and Roxin Alliance) and it has a presence in Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Príncipe, Macao, East-Timor, and in the Autonomous Regions of Madeira and Azores, through its own multilateral network of leading law firms in Portuguese-speaking jurisdictions (SÉRVULO LATITUDE⦵).

Sérvulo has also created a set of foreign desks, which provide a bespoke service to clients from various countries and are made up of multidisciplinary teams of lawyers fluent in a variety of languages: African desk, Brazilian desk, French desk, German desk, Scandinavian desk and Spanish desk.

Main areas of practice:


Corporate, Commercial and M&A

Corporate Crime & Regulatory Compliance

Employment Law

European & Competition Law

Finance & Governance

Intellectual Property

Life Sciences


Privacy & Data Protection

Public Law

Real Estate, Tourism & Urban Planning

Restructuring & Insolvency

Sports Law



The firm stands out for its innovation-drive approach and for being a diversity-oriented firm, where 50% of partners have links to academia and an LL.M or PhD, and 50% of lawyers are women.