Av. Fontes Pereira de Melo, 43
1050-119, Lisboa

+351 213 197 300

Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 280+
Number of partners: 40+
Network memberships : IBA, WLG, WSG, INTA, ECTA
Languages : 7

Partner, Head of Banking and Finance and Capital Markets practices
André Figueiredo

Partner, Co-head of the Corporate M&A practice
Diogo Perestrelo

Partner, Co-head of the Corporate M&A practice
Duarte Schmidt Lino

Partner, Head of Projects team
Inês Pinto da Costa

Partner, Co-head of the Dispute Resolution practice
Joaquim Shearman de Macedo

We are a leading national independent law firm in Portugal, specialising in corporate legal advice, with one of the largest teams of lawyers in the country.

We have been leading the way for over 50 years and are proud of the culture we have built. We see our clients' challenges as our own and we put our people at the heart of our strategy to consistently excel in delivering value to everyone who places their trust in us.

Our teams are made up of the best lawyers in the country, we offer a full service and we take a multidisciplinary approach. The agility of our teams, combined with in-depth knowledge of the sectors in which our clients operate, is a defining characteristic of the way we position ourselves: as true legal partners.

The only complexity we embrace is the complexity of the challenges our clients bring to us. In delivering solutions, we are passionate about clear communication and work with a strong focus on desired outcomes. We believe in long-term, transparent and committed relationships.

PLMJ Colab:

With the aim of being close to its clients, the firm has created PLMJ Colab, its collaborative network of law firms located in Portugal and other countries with which it has cultural and strategic links. PLMJ Colab makes the best use of resources and provides a concerted response to the international challenges faced by its clients, wherever they may be. National partnerships allow the firm to extend PLMJ's presence from Lisbon, Oporto and Faro to the Azores, Coimbra, Guimarães and Madeira. International cooperation is ensured through firms specialising in the legal systems and local cultures of Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste.

  • Banking
  • Financial restructuring
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Private equity funds
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Asset finance
  • Project development

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