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Legal Services | Portugal

tel: + 351 226 074 700 | fax: +351 226 074 750
Porto Office Park, Av. de Sidonio Pais 153 | Porto | 4100-467 | Portugal

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Bruno Ferreira

Bruno FerreiraManaging Partner


Porto, Portugal | Faro, Portugal | Lisbon, Portugal

PLMJ's Overview

Set up in October 2002, the Oporto Department is a regional Department of PLMJ embodying the Firm's local office in the Northern Region.

It is located in Oporto, and it was originally created in order to better attend to the rising demand for legal services by our Clients, as well as to provide for the delivery of integrated legal services, in all areas of Law, to the local market, under the coordination of the partner Tom's Pessanha.

We advise our Clients on several legal areas, ranging from Corporate, Commercial Contracts and Foreign Investment, Labour, Administrative and Public Procurement, Real Estate, Planning, Construction and Tourism and Litigation (Corporate, Civil, Labour and Administrative).

  • Year this Office was Established: 2002
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 290

Languages: English, French, Spanish


Areas of Practice
  • Capital Markets
  • Intellectual Property
  • Tax

Prevent and Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing in the Real Estate Sector
PLMJ, September 2021

Regulation 603/2021 was approved by the Governing Board of the Institute of Public Markets, Real Estate and Construction I.P. (“IMPIC”) and came into force on 5 July 2021. The aim of this regulation (“Regulation”) is to establish and regulate the procedures to be adopted in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing in the real estate sector. This Regulation repeals Regulation 276/2019 of 26 March (see PLMJ Information Note), but retains most of the existing rules...

Outsourcing to Cloud Computing Service Providers
PLMJ, July 2021

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (“EIOPA”) is entrusted with 1 issuing guidelines and recommendations to Member States’ supervisory authorities on how insurance and reinsurance undertakings should apply the Solvency II Directive 2 in order to (i) establish consistent, efficient and effective supervisory practices and (ii) ensure the common, uniform and consistent application of Union law. In th is context , the EIOPA guidelines on outsourcing to cloud computing service providers 3 (“Guidelines”) were published on 6 February 2020...

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PLMJ Advises EuroBic on EUR 1.2 Billion Securitisation
PLMJ, December 2020

PLMJ advised EuroBic on the sale of a portfolio of around €1.2 billion of residential mortgage credit, the bank's first Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS) securitisation. The PLMJ team that advised on this securitisation was led by Gonçalo dos Reis Martins, a partner from the Capital Markets and Banking and Finance practices. The team also included Kathleen Hoffmann Barley and Carolina Antunes. Gonçalo Reis Martins: “This was a very demanding process as it was executed in a short space of time. It was also particularly challenging in view of the current pandemic and the resulting implications for the interaction with the rating agencies”...

PLMJ collects its highest number of awards ever at the Forty under 40 awards, with two individual awards and two winning teams
PLMJ, October 2020

PLMJ lawyers Isaque Ramos and Eliana Bernardo have been named among the 40 best lawyers on the Iberian Peninsula under the age of 40 in the categories of best lawyers of the year in tax and life sciences respectively. PLMJ has also received two awards for best team in the areas of M&A and Insurance. With these results, PLMJ has achieved the highest number of awards from Iberian Lawyer in this year's edition. The firm was also in the top five of votes in 18 other individual and team categories...

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