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Firm Profile

Uría Menéndez - Proença de Carvalho

Firm Profile

Lisbon

  • Profile
  • Edifício Rodrigo Uría
  • Rua Duque de Palmela, 23
  • Lisbon
  • Lisbon
  • Portugal
  • 1250-097

Firm profile submitted by Uría Menéndez - Proença de Carvalho

Portugal Managing Partner: Duarte Garin N
umber of partners in Portugal offices:
18
Number of other lawyers in Portugal offices: 105
Number of partners worldwide: 132
Number of lawyers worldwide: 576
Languages:  Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish


Uría Menéndez is one of the most prestigious independent law firms in the Iberian market. Founded in the 1940s, it comprises 132 partners, and over 400 associates in 17 offices in the most important financial centres in Europe, the Americas and Asia. The firm’s international structure allows it to provide Spanish, Portuguese and EU legal advice to clients on their investments in the Iberian Peninsula and abroad. Uría Menéndez was the first foreign law firm to provide legal services in Portugal. Over the last ten years the firm has grown from strength to strength and today has an excellent reputation in the Portuguese legal market. In 2010, the renowned firm Proença de Carvalho & Associados joined forces with Uría Menéndez and since then the firm has operated in Portugal as Uría Menéndez-Proença Carvalho.


Capital Markets:
■ Provides advice to national and international issuers, offerors, global coordinators, underwriters and placement banks
Key Contact: Carlos Costa Andrade
Tel: +351 213 515 639
Email: [email protected]
Key Contact: Jorge Brito Pereira
Tel: +351 213 114 396
Email: [email protected]

Competition & EU:
■ Advises public bodies, professional associations, companies and multinationals from all types of economic sectors in Spain and Portugal and before the EU. The firm is experienced in all areas of competition law, ranging from preventive advice to representing and defending clients in administrative sanction proceedings, appeals and claims before Spanish, Portuguese and EU bodies
Key Contact: Joaquim Caimoto Duarte
Tel: +351 210 308 613
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & Commercial:
■ Covers all areas of corporate and commercial law, including M&A, commercial contracts, energy and utilities, TMT and food and beverages
Key Contact: Francisco Brito e Abreu
Tel: +351 213 583 011
Email: [email protected]
Key Contact: Antonio Villacampa
Tel: +351 213 515 362
Email: [email protected]

Energy & Environment:
■ Provides comprehensive advice on every aspect of the energy sector and on environment matters, from regulatory and contractual issues to financing and acquisitions
Key Contact: Bernardo Diniz de Ayala
Tel: + 351 210 308 613
Email: [email protected]

Employment & Pensions:
■ Advises on a wide range of issues including contracting, collective negotiation, corporate restructuring, litigation and pension fund management
Key Contact: André Pestana Nascimento
Tel: +351 210 920 126
Email: [email protected]

Financial:
■ Handles all matters relating to banking, corporate finance insurance, investment funds, project finance, securities and securitisation
Key Contact: Pedro Ferreira Malaquias
Tel: +351 210 308 652
Email: [email protected]
Key Contact: Bernardo Diniz de Ayala
Tel: + 351 210 308 613
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
■ Covers all aspects of industrial and intellectual property issues, trademarks, patents, copyright, data protection, pharmaceuticals, etc.
Key Contact: Francisco Brito e Abreu
Tel: +351 213 583 011
Email: [email protected]

Public:
■ Advises both private clients and public sector entities in every aspect of administrative and constitutional law. The team has a broad experiencing both advising the public sector entities on the preparation and adjudication of contracts and assisting the private sector clients on tender proceedings and the performance of public contracts. The group also assists on contractual disputes and on regulated sectors
Key Contact: Bernardo Diniz de Ayala
Tel: +351 210 308 613
Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration:
■ Covers civil and commercial proceedings, local and international arbitration, administrative and constitutional law, contentious-administrative proceedings, tax and criminal law
Key Contact: Tito Arantes Fontes
Tel: +351 210 308 684
Email: [email protected]
Key Contact: Fernando Aguilar de Carvalho
Tel: +351 213 515 368
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate / Urban Planning:
■ Provides advice covering all aspects of real estate, including sale, leasing and purchase of land, project management, investment and financing and urban planning
Key Contact: Duarte Garin
Tel: +351 213 515 366
Email: [email protected]

Restructuring & Insolvency:
Active role in complex debt restructuring and refinancing transactions, advising both borrowers and lenders. The team combines relevant experience with an awareness of the interests at stake in this type of transaction and the know-how of lawyers in other practice areas, such as litigation, real estate and tax
Key Contact: Nuno Salazar Casanova
Tel: +351 210 308 639
Email: [email protected]
Key Contact: David Sequeira Dinis
Tel: +351 210 308 609
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
■ Covers advice on all areas of tax law, focusing on: M&A, financial products and capital markets, international tax planning, real estate, project finance, insurance and pension funds, family businesses and high net worth individuals and tax investigation and disputes, including criminal-tax issues
Key Contact: Filipe Romão
Tel: +351 210 308 639
Email: [email protected]
Key Contact: Marta Pontes
Tel: +351 210 308 639
Email: [email protected]

Branches

  • Edifício Rodrigo Uría,
  • Lisbon,
  • Portugal
  • Tel +351 21 030 8600
  • Fax +351 21 030 8601
  • Email : [email protected]