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Rita Assis Ferreira joins roster of arbitrators of the Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (SHIAC)
PLMJ, December 2014
Portugal

Rita Assis Ferreira, a PLMJ senior associate working in Beijing and Macao since 2011, under partnerships with Dacheng Law Offices and DSL Lawyers, has recently joined the roster of arbitrators of the Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (SHIAC)...

PLMJ advises on largest real estate transaction in recent years
PLMJ, December 2014
Portugal

PLMJ advised Blackstone on its purchase of five retail properties and five logistics facilities from Espírito Santo Activos Financeiros (ESAF), the fund manager that was transferred from BES to Novo Banco. It was the American investment company’s first acquisition in Portugal in this sector. The logistics facilities will become part of the European logistics platform of Blackstone’s Logicor...

José Miguel Júdice appointed as arbitrator at Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague
PLMJ, December 2014
Portugal

José Miguel Júdice, PLMJ founding partner and head of PLMJ Arbitration, has been appointed as an arbitrator at the prestigious Permanent Court of Arbitration (“PCA”) in The Hague. With this appointment, José Miguel Júdice joins the exclusive roster of arbitrators, which has four lawyers from each of the member states...

PLMJ Italian Desk among the Best in Europe
PLMJ, November 2014
Portugal

PLMJ Italian Desk shortlisted for award by leading Italian publication TopLegal The PLMJ Italian Desk is a finalist in the eighth edition of the TopLegal awards. For the first time, the leading legal publication in Italy is giving an award to the best foreign law firm's Italian Desk...

42 PLMJ lawyers recommended in Best Lawyers Portugal 2015
PLMJ, October 2014
Portugal

Partners Abel Mesquita and Pedro Sáragga Leal named "Best Lawyers of the Year" for their work in in employment and real estate. The US directory Best Lawyers has increased the number of PLMJ lawyers it recommends in various practice areas to 42. Litigation partner Rui Alves Pereira and energy and natural resources senior associate Ana Oliveira Rocha make the directory for the first time...

GLM - Gabinete Legal Moçambique, A member of PLMJ International Legal Network, Nominated in Three Categories of African Legal Awards
PLMJ, October 2014
Portugal

GLM - Gabinete Legal Moçambique, a PLMJ International Legal Network member firm, has been nominated in three of the seventeen categories of the African Legal Awards, given by the leading British publication, Legal Week. GLM is nominated in the categories “M&A Team of the Year”, “Commercial Team of the Year” and “Corporate Social Responsibility Firm of the Year”...

4th Coimbra International Arbitration Meeting
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, September 2014
Portugal

José Miguel Júdice, the head of PLMJ Arbitration, and MLGTS partner, António Pinto Leite, have organised the fourth edition of the largest arbitration meeting to take place in Portugal. The fourth edition of the Coimbra International Arbitration Meeting will take place on 9, 10 and 11 October at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra...

Professor Pedro Caetano Nunes joins PLMJ as of Counsel
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, September 2014
Portugal

The new of counsel in PLMJ’s financial and corporate litigation area is a former judge of the Lisbon civil courts and a university professor with a vast collection of published works. PLMJ has strengthened its team with the arrival of Professor Pedro Caetano Nunes, who for 14 years and until very recently was a judge in one of the Lisbon civil courts...

PLMJ extends network of national partners of the Autonomous Region of Madeira
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, July 2014
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ has recently extended its National Partners Network after signing an agreement with Mendes Londral & Associados (ML&A), a leading law firm in the Autonomous Region of Madeira. For PLMJ’s managing partner Manuel Santos Vítor, “We are very pleased to have established this partnership with ML&A and to have extended out national coverage...

PLMJ named "Leading Firm" in Portugal at the Europe Women in Business Law Awards
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, June 2014
Portugal

PLMJ has been named "Leading Firm" in Portugal for the fourth consecutive year at the Europe Women in Business Law Awards, presented by Euromoney Legal Media Group. These awards honour leading female business practitioners and PLMJ partners Rita Alarcão Júdice and Maria João Mata were in London to receive the award...

PLMJ Launches Specialised Services for Development of Real Estate Projects and Luxury Shops in Lisbon
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, June 2014
Portugal

“Lisbon Investments & Avenida Luxury Retail Projects” is a specialised legal advice service coordinated by partner Tiago Mendonça de Castro PLMJ – Law Firm has recently launched “Lisbon Investments & Avenida Luxury Retail Projects”, a specialised service to provide legal support for the development of real estate projects and the setting up of luxury retail stores in the city of Lisbon, in part

PLMJ – Law Firm Strengthens its Team with the Arrival of Tax Specialist Miguel C. Reis
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, June 2014
Portugal

Named Tax Lawyer of the Year 2014 by Finance Monthly magazine and the directory Best Lawyers, Miguel C. Reis will be based in Oporto PLMJ has strengthened its tax team with the arrival of one of Portugal’s leading tax lawyers, Miguel C. Reis...

PLMJ NAMED PORTUGAL TAX FIRM OF THE YEAR 2014
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, May 2014
Portugal

PLMJ has been named best tax firm of the year in Portugal by leading international tax publication, International Tax Review. The ‘Portugal Tax Firm of the Year 2014’ award recognises the work done by PLMJ’s tax team and highlights the excellence, complexity and innovation of the advice and support it provides in tax matters...

PLMJ named Best Portuguese Law Firm at the Chambers Europe Awards 2014
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, April 2014
Portugal

PLMJ has been named Best Portuguese Law Firm, an award it had already received in 2009 and 2012. The Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2014, for which this most prestigious of international legal directories evaluates the work of leading law firms across Europe, were presented yesterday in London at a ceremony attended by PLMJ partners PLMJ, Nuno Líbano Monteiro and Manuel Santos Vitor...

GCR features the PLMJ EU and competition law practice in the ‘Elite’ category
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, February 2014
Portugal

PLMJ’s EU and competition law practice has once again been named by leading specialist publication Global Competition Review as one of the world’s 100 best competition law teams. In its recently published 2014 edition, the GCR100 includes the team led by partner Ricardo Oliveira in the “Elite” category in the Portuguese market...

PLMJ in 25th Place in the Financial Times Ranking of the 50 Most Innovative Law Firms in Europe
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, October 2013
Portugal

For the third consecutive year, the law firm PLMJ has appeared in the Financial Times ranking that brings together the 50 best law firms in Europe. This year, PLMJ is in 25th place on the list of Europe’s most innovative law firms, rising three places from its position last year...

M&A And Restructuring & Insolvency are the Practice Areas in which PLMJ has Secured Top Rankings from IFLR 1000
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, October 2013
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ has achieved a place among the top firms in the IFLR 1000 ranking in the areas of M&A and Restructuring & Insolvency. The Directory focuses on the excellence of the services provided by PLMJ in financial operations and it features the opinions of PLMJ clients who describe the firm as playing an increasingly important role in areas such as capital markets and finance...

Mergermarket places PLMJ among the Top Law Firms in Iberia, Africa & The Middle East for M&A work
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, October 2013
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ secured a place among the top firms for advising on M&A operations on the Legal Advisor League Table for M&A by Volume for the Iberian market and on the Legal Advisor League Table of to M&A by Value for Africa and the Middle East. PLMJ is the only Portuguese law firm to appear in these rankings...

The "Barrister-Style" Service
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, February 2013
Portugal

PLMJ launches an innovative legal service to help in coordinating and defining litigation strategies that guarantee the best results. The “Barrister-style” service will be coordinated by José Miguel Júdice and its objective is to help clients and lawyers make the best use of time and resources in particularly complex cases at the most critical stages of those cases...

José Miguel Júdice, the Partner who heads PLMJ´s Arbitration practice, honoured by who´s who legal 2013
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, January 2013
Portugal

It gives us great pleasure to announce that PLMJ founding partner José Miguel Júdice has once again been honoured with international recognition...

The Law Firm PLMJ Elects New Managing Partner and Appoints New Board
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, December 2012
Portugal

The general meeting of the partners also approved the end of the distinction between equity partners and salaried partners as well as the integration of PLMJ International Legal Network lawyers into the PLMJ career structure by approving the international career model...

PLMJ launches legal service to increase efficiency and reduce costs for companies involved in litigation and arbitration disputes - Efficient Litigation Risk Assessment is coordinated by José Miguel Júdice
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, November 2012
Portugal

PLMJ launches legal service to increase efficiency and reduce costs for companies involved in litigation and arbitration disputes. Efficient Litigation Risk Assessment – coordinated by José Miguel Júdice – has been created to help you plan decisions and anticipate risks in disputes to reduce costs and losses in times in times and efficiency...

PLMJ is named Iberian Law Firm of the Year 2012
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, October 2012
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ has been named Iberian Law Firm of the Year 2012 by the prestigious British publication, The Lawyer, an award that confirms PLMJ’s leading position among law firms operating in Portugal and Spain. The Iberian Law Firm of the Year 2012 award was given last night at The Lawyer European Awards 2012 ceremony held at the Hotel Hermitage in Monaco...

PLMJ Named as Best Portuguese Law Firm on Chambers Europe Awards 2012
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, May 2012
Portugal

PLMJ has just received the award for Best Portuguese Law Firm, repeating the feat it had already achieved in 2009. The Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2012 were given last night in Amsterdam at a ceremony attended by PLMJ partners Nuno Líbano Monteiro, Manuel Santos Vítor and Jorge Brito Pereira...

PLMJ partner Luís Sáragga Leal wins European Managing Partner of the Year
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, October 2011
Portugal

29 September 2011 The President of the management board of PLMJ, the largest Portuguese law firm, was in Geneva to accept the most prestigious honour in international commercial law from the UK publication The Lawyer PLMJ founding partner, Luís Sáragga Leal, has received the European Managing Partner of the Year award from the prestigious UK publication The Lawyer...

PLMJ partner Luís Sáragga Leal wins European Managing Partner of the Year
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, September 2011
Portugal

The President of the management board of PLMJ, the largest Portuguese law firm, was in Geneva to accept the most prestigious honour in international commercial law from the UK publication The Lawyer. PLMJ founding partner, Luís Sáragga Leal, has received the European Managing Partner of the Year award from the prestigious UK publication The Lawyer...

Two PLMJ Partners among the 40 best Iberian Lawyers under the age of 40
PLMJ - A.M.Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, September 2011
Portugal

Tomás Pessanha and Tiago Duarte among the best lawyers in Portugal and Spain. Tiago Duarte is the only winner of the solidarity award, given for the first time this year. The excellence of PLMJ’s lawyers has again been recognised at Iberian Lawyer’s ‘40 under Forty’ awards which honour the forty best lawyers under the age of forty on the Iberian Peninsula...

PLMJ winner for Portugal of the International Law Office “Client Choice Awards” joins the best top Law Firms in the world.
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, April 2010
Portugal

International Law Office has awarded PLMJ with the 2010 Client Choice Award and PLMJ partner Manuel Lopes Rocha with the award for best Portuguese lawyer in the area of intellectual property...

Law firm PLMJ strengthens its banking and finance team
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, March 2010
Portugal

Hugo Rosa Ferreira, a lawyer specialising in banking and financial institutions, has just joined PLMJ’s banking and finance team, which is coordinated by partner Jorge de Brito Pereira...

PLMJ shortlisted for the Chambers Awards 2010 prize for best Portuguese law firm
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, February 2010
Portugal

PLMJ, last year’s winner of this prize, is again among the Portuguese law firms nominated by the well-respected British publisher Chambers and Partners for the 2010 Chambers Awards shortlist...

PLMJ Strengthens Finance Team
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, February 2010
Portugal

Mariana Villas Boas is the new lawyer in PLMJ’s finance team headed by partner Jorge Brito Pereira. PLMJ’s new lawyer is a finance specialist and has just finished her LLM in financial law from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She also has a port-graduate qualification in Business and corporate law from Lisbon’s Universidade Nova...

PLMJ Promotes 8 New Senior Associates
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, February 2010
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ has just promoted 8 of its lawyers to the position of senior associate in recognition of their respective experience and growing level of specialisation. A merit-based career progression forms an integral part of PLMJ’s culture and enables the form to continually strengthen the quality and depth of the work we do for our clients...

PLMJ continues sustained growth by welcoming new lawyers and trainee lawyers
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, September 2009
Portugal

Today, 15 September, a group of new trainee lawyers starts work at PLMJ, continuing the sustained growth that PLMJ has enjoyed this year despite the crisis. We will welcome a team of 18 trainee lawyers, 15 for Lisbon, 2 for Porto and 1 for the Algarve...

PLMJ Awarded Best Portuguese Law Firm 2009
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, May 2009
Portugal

At the awards ceremony for the Chambers Excellence Awards – known as the Oscars of the Legal World – held last week in London, PLMJ was elected Best Portuguese Law Firm of the year for the role it played in providing legal assistance in the main transactions and deals to take place in Portugal in 2008, such as its handling of large-scale projects, the sale of Babcock & Brown’s shareholding in Ener

PLMJ Wins Prize “2009 Best Business Law Firm in South Europe”
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, May 2009
Portugal

The ACQ Finance Magazine designates PLMJ as the” Best Business Law Firm in the South of Europe for its performance and for its role when assisting various major operations closed in South of Europe during the course of 2008...

PLMJ and MGA Join Forces in Mozambique
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, February 2009
Portugal

PLMJ Sociedade de Advogados (Portugal) and MGA Advogados e Consultores (Mozambique) have constituted an institutional Joint Venture to provide legal services in Mozambique. The formalization of the PLMJ&MGA Joint Venture will be held on the 19th February in Maputo, together with the presentation of the Guide to Investment in Mozambique, prepared by professionals from both Firms...

PLMJ Attains Historical Victory
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, January 2009
Portugal

José Luís da Cruz Vilaça, Equity Partner heading PLMJ Competition Practice Area and his team have represented 87 companies operating in the tomato industry sector from 5 different European countries (Portugal, Spain, France, Italy and Greece) in an historical victory before the Court of First Instance of the European Communities amounting to a compensation to be paid to these claimant companies of

PLMJ Attains Historical Victory
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, November 2008
Portugal

José Luís da Cruz Vilaça, Equity Partner heading PLMJ Competition Practice Area and his team have represented 87 companies operating in the tomato industry sector from 5 different European countries (Portugal, Spain, France, Italy and Greece) in an historical victory before the Court of First Instance of the European Communities amounting to a compensation to be paid to these claimant companies of

PLMJ Reinforces its Network of Partnerships in the North of Portugal and the Azores
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, October 2008
Portugal

In order to better serve the interests of our Clients, to reinforce PLMJ‘s focus as a National Law Firm able to provide legal assistance across the whole country, and to potentially both, PLMJ ’s growth and this advantage in terms of competition, PLMJ has just celebrated two more Partnerships ...

PLMJ Winner for Portugal of the International Law Office “Client Choice Awards” Joins the Best Top Law Firms in the World
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Saragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Judice e Associados, October 2008
Portugal

PLMJ has been elected the best portuguese law firm by “clients choice” for having stood out from other firms in the capacity to understand and accompanying their Clients, their businesses and their markets and above all for the capacity to ad value to Clients’ businesses and activities...

PLMJ latest Victories on Competition
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, July 2008
Portugal

In the last years PLMJ has brought a significant number of claims opposing to the collection of Notarial and Registration charges from several companies. Such collection took place following the celebration of Public Deeds and Registration proceedings subsequent to “capital increase operations” and other statutory changes...

PLMJ receives ”Best Law Firm in Portugal” nomination
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, July 2008
Portugal

PLMJ, the largest portuguese law firm, which counts with a History of 40 years, has been considered the best law firm in Portugal by the reputed international legal Editor “Who’s Who Legal”, an official partner of the International Bar Association and of the American Bar. PLMJ had already received the award as leading firm in 2006...

PLMJ assists Microsoft in this Company’s greatest acquisition in Portugal
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, July 2008
Portugal

PLMJ assisted Microsoft in the largest acquisition operation of a “new technology” enterprise in Portugal. The “team” coordinated by Fernando Campos Ferreira, again fully dedicated to clients, Head of the Firm’s M&A Practice, set up the operation for the acquisition, by Microsoft, of 100% of the capital of the Portuguese corporation MobiComp, S.A...

PLMJ finalizes Restructure Process
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, May 2008
Portugal

Following a two-year review process Portugal’s largest law firm, PLMJ, has finally agreed a new corporate and leadership structure that saw the creation of a new three-person Board of Directors, a streamlined practice structure, and an increased emphasis on institutional development...

PLMJ Innovates with Multidisciplinary Teams
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, May 2008
Portugal

Within the scope of PLMJ’s new structure, further to the 6 major Practice Areas (Corporate, Litigation, Public, Labor, Tax, EU and Competition) the Firm also instituted Multidisciplinary Teams congregating Lawyers from different areas of practice in order to meet Clients’ needs and to assist those who operate in specific markets, more and more subject to regulation control and with different part

Carrefour Sale in Portugal - PLMJ represents Carrefour
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, July 2007
Portugal

The contract of one of Portugal’s major M&A operations of the year, the sale by the Carrefour Group of its participation in Carrefour Portugal to Sonae, was signed last Thursday 26th of July, for the amount of the enterprise value of 662 millions of Euros. PLMJ – A. M...

PLMJ: An Exceptional End Of The Year
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, January 2007
Portugal

1. Base Proposition: PLMJ has the distinct characteristics of what we like to call “depth”: in a market where excellent law firms exist, one of our differentiating factors being the seniority and accumulated experience of our Partners and Senior Associates, in a number substantially higher than that of our competitors...

José Luís da Cruz Vilaça and Ricardo Oliveira among the best Competition Lawyers in Portugal
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, October 2006
Portugal

Two of PLMJ Senior Partners, both from the firm's EU Law and Competition Department, Prof...

Practical Law Company highlights PLMJ Labour Law Practice
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, October 2006
Portugal

PLMJ Labour Law team and Abel Mesquita, Head of the Firm's Labour Law Department, were highly recommended in the new PLC Labour Law Directory entitled "Labour and Employment Benefits". Abel Mesquita and its team are also apointed as leading lawyers in Legal 500, Chambers and Partners and European Leagl Experts. Isabel Nolasco Crespo A. M...

PLMJ Awarded "Best Portuguese Tax Firm" by Euromoney's International Tax Review
PLMJ - A.M. Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, October 2006
Portugal

PLMJ Tax team has received the Award for "Best Portuguese Tax Firm" conceded by Euromoney's International Tax Review. In the 2006 World Tax Directory PLMJ was recognised a Leading Firm and the head Partners Diogo Leite de Campos and Rogério M. Fernandes Ferreira and the Senior Associate João Magalhães Ramalho as leading individuals. Matilde de Mello Cabral PLMJ - A. M...

 

 


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