Full Service Law Firm in Portugal, Angola, and Spain
Other Offices: Luanda Faro Porto
Law Firm OverviewFCB is a full service law firm founded in 1989. Our law office is centrally located in Lisbon, Portugal. Our dedicated legal counsel and staffs provide the best quality legal service and advice to our clients in different jurisdictions.
Our lawyers have a large international experience, committed to the effective management of the delivery of its services, maintaining high standards of technical quality, delivering an integrated, quick and effective service.
We are open to increasing our professional contacts and connections throughout the world, namely in the European Union, particularly where it already has existing strong contacts – in the United Kingdom and Spain, as well as in Brazil, the United States of America and the former Portuguese colonies.
Year this Office was Established: 1989
Languages: Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.
Areas of Law
- Administrative Law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Appellate Practice
- Banking & Finance
- Banking Law
- Business & Industry
- Business Formation
- Business Law
- Capital Markets
- Civil Litigation
- Commercial Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Construction Law
- Corporate Finance
- Corporate Law
- Criminal Law
- Domain Names
- Employee Benefits
- Environmental & Natural Resources
- Environmental Law
- Family Law
- Financial Services Law
- General Practice
- Government Contracts
- Human Resources Law
- Inheritance Law
- Intellectual Property
- International Arbitration
- International Law
- Joint Ventures
Additional Areas of Law: Incorporations; Demergers; Conversions; Share, Asset and Business Transfers; Reorganizations; International Commercial Transactions; Supply Contracts; Construction; Expropriations.
Areas of Law Description
- Public, Administrative and Environmental law
Our office has an extensive experience in public law and administrative law, providing our clients with assistance in all types of dealings with official Portuguese public entities.
- Real Estate, Property and Construction
Our firm has a large experience in all matters regarding real estate development, investments, and construction. We have assisted many international and national companies in various property and construction matters and in infrastructure projects all around Portugal.
- Dispute Resolution
Our law office has a specialized litigation group, which advises and assists cases in all areas of law covered by our firm, both before international and national courts, as well as arbitration tribunals.
- Employment, Benefits and Pensions
We have the experience and expertise to promote an accurate and effective management of employment relations between employers and employees in order to optimize human resources and ensure the levels of high competition of companies.
Our law office provides strategic advice at every stage of transactions, on all aspects of international and domestic tax, in co-ordination with our other practice areas, providing a tax-related advice as part of an integrated service, as well as direct advice to the clients.
- Banking and Capital Markets
Our firm has advised various banking and financial operations, through its vast experience in corporate finance and financial services. We also act for many companies in their relationship with banks and international financial institutions as well as credit institutions and financial companies.
- Intellectual Property
Our firm advises on industrial and intellectual property matters, including trademark, copyright, patents, industrial designs, models, logos, trade and corporate names, protection of confidential information and protection of software.
Mr. João Marçal Alves
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Mr. Miguel Castelo Branco
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Construction Law, Property Law, Real Estate
Mr. Miguel Lorena Brito
Administrative Law, Construction Law, Environmental Law, Property Law, Public Law
Mr. Gonçalo da Cunha
Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions
Ms. Paula Teixeira da Cruz
Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Public Law
Mr. Rodrigo Almeida Dias
Banking Law, Capital Markets, Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions
Mr. Pedro Guimarães
Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits, Mergers and Acquisitions
Mr. Diogo Bernardo Monteiro
Mr. Nuno Cadima Oliveira
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