Raposo Bernardo is an international law firm, with presence in 8 countries between Europe and Lusophone Africa, and the very first Portuguese law firm opening an office in Spain.
Our track record illustrates the quality of our client relationships and the diversity of the transactions we have been involved in. Internationally we have handled some of the largest and the most cutting-edge and challenging operations, For instance, we are proud to quote an analyst of LegalBusiness magazine (The Legal500 group) after the one and only major banking operation in Iberia: “Raposo Bernardo has cracked the Iberian legal elite”. Our approach also stands for its effervescent cross selling between practice areas, and between different countries where we are located. The local experience and expertise of our multiple offices are gathered in a unique methodology enabler of synergized opportunities and bridged interests between Iberia and Eastern and Central Europe and Africa, creating and reassuring our client’s strategically important and complex deals.
Our underlying values of innovation, integrity and technical excellence, allied to very hard work, sector insight and unshakable team spirit have been rewarded by IFLR1000, Legal500 and Chambers and Partners recommendations, and by winning the leading categories of Best Law Firm in areas like M&A, Project Finance, Competition, Tax and Due diligence; and Full Service Law Firm for all the countries we have offices. These awards and distinctions come from the most considered media such as Finance Monthly, Corporate INTL, ACQ, Intercontinental Magazine, Deal-Makers, amongst many others. Raposo Bernardo has completed more than 20 years in the certainty it is directly competing with larger, long established law firms, offering strong client outcomes, closeness and a true sense of partnership.
This is Raposo Bernardo and this is our commitment: to drive forward our Clients’ goals and ambitions – wherever they are whichever the matter.
Macedo Vitorino was established in 1996, focusing its activity on advising domestic and foreign clients in specific activity sectors, including banking, telecommunications, energy and infrastructures.
Since the incorporation of the firm we have been involved in several high profile transactions in all of the firm's fields of practice, including banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, etc.. We have also acted on many complex disputes and corporate restructurings.
We have strong relationships with many of the leading international firms in Europe, in the United States and in Brazil, which enable us to handle cross-border transactions effectively.
We have been in Portugal since 2010 offering our clients an integrated Iberian solution which allows Portuguese, Spanish or international investors to operate in the Iberian Peninsula as a single business unit.
From our office in Lisbon, located in Avenida Duque de Avila, one of the main financial centres of the Portuguese capital, we have a team of local professionals, with extensive and demonstrable international experience, committed to the objectives of our clients and working to anticipate potential opportunities or challenges and solve any problem that may arise.