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PLMJ Announces the Appointment of Six New Managing Associates
PLMJ, May 2019
Portugal

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of six new managing associates. These appointments reflect PLMJ’s clear commitment to a policy of organic growth and to recognizing the technical and human qualities and professional merit of its lawyers...

PLMJ Strengthens Its Corporate/M&A Practice With the Arrival of Diogo Perestrelo And His Team
PLMJ, November 2016
Portugal

PLMJ – Law Firm is pleased to announce the arrival of Diogo Perestrelo, one of the leading figures in Portugal’s legal profession, who joins PLMJ as a partner. Diogo Perestrelo is joining PLMJ with the team who have been at his side throughout his professional career of 24 years...

PLMJ Creates Banking and Finance Team to Advise Financial Institutions and Companies on Prevention and Handling of Disputes
PLMJ, September 2016
Portugal

Over recent years, banks and financial institutions have been increasingly involved in large-scale, complex litigation cases. The common denominator of these cases is the need to comply with internal procedures and rules, and with the legal and regulatory duties that apply to banks and institutions...

TTA, A Member of PLMJ Network, Receives Honourable Mention in the Category "Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year" at the African Legal Awards 2016
PLMJ, September 2016
Portugal

TTA – Sociedade de Advogados, a member of PLMJ International Legal Network, was “Highly Commended” in the category “Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year” at the African Legal Awards 2016, which took place in South Africa on Friday, 9 September...

PLMJ Strengthens its Tax Team With the Arrival of Two of Oporto's Most Renowned Tax Lawyers
PLMJ, September 2016
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ is pleased to announce the arrival at its Oporto office of two renowned tax lawyers João Velez de Lima and Francisco Castro Guedes, who respectively have more than 15 and 10 years’ experience in the market...

PLMJ strengthens arbitration team with the arrival of Mariana França Gouveia
PLMJ, July 2016
Portugal

We are very honoured to announce that Professor Mariana França Gouveia has joined PLMJ Arbitration. Mariana França Gouveia earned her law degree from the Faculty of Law of Universidade Nova de Lisboa where she is associate professor. She has a doctorate in procedural law, with a thesis on “The causa petendi”...

PLMJ strengthens banking and finance team with the arrival of new partner Bruno Ferreira
PLMJ, June 2016
Portugal

PLMJ – Law Firm is pleased to announce the arrival of Bruno Ferreira at its Lisbon office. The new partner joins PLMJ from Garrigues to strengthen the finance team, which handles the areas of banking, finance and capital markets at PLMJ, and is coordinated by Hugo Rosa Ferreira and Andre Figueiredo...

PLMJ Advises Sonova on Its Acquisition of Audionova
PLMJ, June 2016
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ advised Sonova Holding AG in Portugal on its acquisition of Audionova B.V. for EUR 830 million. Sonova, which is based in Switzerland, is the world’s largest manufacturer of hearing aids, and Audionova is one of the biggest hearing aid retail groups in Europe. Audionova has more than 1300 shops in eight European countries, and it achieved sales of around EUR 360 million in 2015...

International Tax Review names PLMJ “Tax Firm of The Year 2016”
PLMJ, May 2016
Portugal

The leading international tax publication, “International Tax Review" has named PLMJ best tax law firm in Portugal for 2016. This is an award PLMJ has now won four times, the last being in 2014...

PLMJ lauches innovative service to help companies protect personal data under the new EU Regulation
PLMJ, May 2016
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ has just launched “Personal Data Step-by-Step – how to prepare your company for the New Data Protection Regulation”. This is an innovative and specialised service to prepare companies to adopt the New Data Protection Regulation published on 4 May 2016 by the European Union (EU)...

PLMJ named Portuguese Firm of the Year 2016 by Who's Who Legal
PLMJ, April 2016
Portugal

The firm wins the award from Who’s Who Legal for the second year in a row The British directory, Who’s Who Legal, which specialises in researching leading lawyers and law firms around the world, has named PLMJ “Portuguese Firm of the Year 2016"...

PLMJ strengthens its pharmaceuticals team with the arrival of former secretary of state and PLMJ Alumnus Pedro Lomba
PLMJ, March 2016
Portugal

PLMJ - Law Firm is pleased to announce the arrival of PLMJ alumnus Pedro Lomba, who had previously worked for the firm as a senior associate and who returns as of counsel joining the healthcare, life sciences and pharmaceuticals team. Pedro Lomba has proven international academic experience and solid training in public law...

PLMJ’s real estate team welcomes senior associate Sara Barbot Roquette
PLMJ, February 2016
Portugal

PLMJ – Law Firm is pleased to announce the arrival of new senior associate, Sara Barbot Roquette, who joins the firm’s real estate and construction team. Sara had previously worked as legal director and international counsel at Kora Angola, and as a lawyer and senior international legal counsel at the Martifer Group...

PLMJ - Law Firm appoints 12 managing associates and 7 senior associates
PLMJ, February 2016
Portugal

PLMJ – Law Firm is pleased to announce the appointment of 12 managing associates and 7 senior associates. In making these appointments, PLMJ has taken yet another step in the policy of organic growth that is a hallmark of the largest law firm in Portugal. This step also recognises the merit, high level of specialisation and leadership capacity of its lawyers...

PLMJ once again on the shortlist for the ‘Law Firm of the Year: Iberia’ award at The Lawyer European Awards 2016
PLMJ, January 2016
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ has once again been shortlisted for the ‘Law Firm of the Year: Iberia’ award at The Lawyer European Awards 2016, presented by the prestigious London based magazine, The Lawyer. It has already won this award twice, in 2015 and 2012, and this makes PLMJ the only Portuguese law firm to have achieved this distinction on two occasions...

PLMJ is the only Portuguese law firm to appear in the Iberian ranking of top M&A advisers by leading research company Mergermarket
PLMJ, January 2016
Portugal

PLMJ is the only Portuguese law firm to appear in the Iberian ranking of the top advisers on M&A deals in 2015, prepared by leading research company Mergermarket...

PLMJ maintains its policy of sustained growth with the appointment of seven new partners
PLMJ, January 2016
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ, which is the largest in Portugal, is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new partners. The new partners will play an important role in business development for the firm in Portugal and in pursuing its objectives of growth and international consolidation, with particular focus on Angola and Mozambique...

PLMJ strengthens its Tax team with three new lawyers
PLMJ, December 2015
Portugal

PLMJ’s tax practice has strengthened its teams in Lisbon and Porto with the lawyers Filipe Abreu, Darcília Matos and Mafalda Coelho Moreira. As a result, it now has 18 professionals specialising in tax consultancy and litigation matters. Filipe Abreu specialises in tax consultancy and litigation and has worked for the last four years as an adviser to the Secretary Of State for Tax Affairs...

PLMJ Italian Desk once again shortlisted for the awards of Italian publication TopLegal
PLMJ, November 2015
Portugal

PLMJ’s Italian Desk has once again been shortlisted for the TopLegal awards, which are now in their ninth edition. TopLegal is a leading publication in the Italian legal market and, for the second year in a row, it is giving awards to the Italian Desks of foreign law firms...

PLMJ strengthens its arbitration team with the arrival of Rui Soares Pereira
PLMJ, November 2015
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ is pleased to announce the arrival of Rui Soares Pereira at PLMJ Arbitration...

Best Lawyers Recommends 44 PLMJ Lawyers in Portugal for 2016
PLMJ, October 2015
Portugal

PLMJ has increased the number of lawyers recommended by US directory Best Lawyers as leaders in their areas of practice to 44. Duarte Schmidt Lino, the partner who heads the private equity team, and senior associates, Filipa Cansado de Carvalho – arbitration, and Raquel Azevedo – capital markets, have all appeared in the directory for the first time...

IFLR 1000 awards PLMJ top rankings in the areas Corporate/M&A and Restructuring and Insolvency
PLMJ, October 2015
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ has achieved top rankings from IFLR 1000 in the corporate and M&A, and restructuring and insolvency practice areas, both in Tier 1...

PLMJ heads the rankings for M&A deals in Portugal according to Mergermarket
PLMJ, September 2015
Portugal

PLMJ is the only Portuguese law firm to appear in the Mergermarket rankings for Iberian M&A deals and this is the market leader for legal advice on company or asset sale and purchase operations in Portugal for 2015. Mergermarket is an international research agency of the Thompson Reuters group...

PLMJ advises on purchase of Piedade group capital by French company Oeneo
PLMJ, September 2015
Portugal

PLMJ advised Fundo de Reestruturação Empresarial on the sale of the 60% stake it held in Piedade S.A. group to Oeneo. The deal also included Oeneo’s acquisition of 40% of the shares held by the Piedade family in Piedade S.A. Duarte Schmidt Lino, the partner who heads PLMJ’s private equity practice, headed a team that also included Eduardo Sáragga Leal, Jorge Serrote and Manuel Sequeira...

5th Coimbra International Arbitration Meeting
PLMJ, September 2015
Portugal

After the success of recent editions, the 5th Coimbra International Arbitration Meeting will take place on 8, 9 and 10 October 2015. The most important international arbitration conference held in Portugal is taking place for the fifth consecutive year and contributes to confirming the status of arbitration in Portugal and Portuguese arbitrators in Portuguese speaking countries...

PLMJ advises Oxy Capital on MBO deal that guaranteed Nonius EUR 11 million in investment
PLMJ, September 2015
Portugal

PLMJ was the legal adviser to Oxy Capital which, through Fundo Mezzanine, provided financial support to Nonius, in a management-buy-out (MBO) operation that involved raising EUR 11 million in financing and the substitution of the capital invested by Caixa Capital, Beta Capital, PME Investimentos and Impresa...

PLMJ partners Maria João Mata and André Figueiredo are winners at the Iberian Lawyer’s 40 under Forty awards
PLMJ, September 2015
Portugal

Maria João Mata and André Figueiredo, both PLMJ partners, were among the winners at the Iberian Lawyer 40 under Forty awards, which honour the 40 best lawyers on the Iberian Peninsula under the age of 40. PLMJ was the most successful Portuguese law firm, with two winning lawyers out of a total of 10 from Portugal...

PLMJ named Portugal Firm of the Year at the Life Sciences Annual Awards 2015
PLMJ, September 2015
Portugal

Last week, in New York, PLMJ was named Portugal Firm of the Year at the Euromoney Legal Media Group Life Sciences Annual Awards 2015...

PLMJ advises Dixons Carphone on the sale of Phone House Portugal
PLMJ, September 2015
Portugal

PLMJ advised Dixons Carphone on the sale of Phone House Portugal to a group of Portuguese investors. The operation was completed on 31 August...

PLMJ advises on the sale of Barclays’ Portuguese operation to Spanish bank Bankinter
PLMJ, September 2015
Portugal

PLMJ is the law firm responsible for advising Barclays on the sale of its Portuguese operation to the Spanish bank Bankinter. The deal was led by Hugo Rosa Ferreira, the partner who heads PLMJ’s banking and finance practice and the firm’s UK Desk...

LUÍS PAIS ANTUNES IS PLMJ’S NEW MANAGING PARTNER
PLMJ, July 2015
Portugal

Luís Pais Antunes is PLMJ’s new managing Partner for the next three years and takes over from Manuel Santos Vítor, who had held the position since 2008. At PLMJ for 18 years, this partner from the firm’s regulatory law practice was elected on 14 July at the general meeting of the partners, which also elected a new board of directors...

Three PLMJ senior associates named Rising Stars by the prestigious Expert Guides series published by Euromoney
PLMJ, July 2015
Portugal

PLMJ senior associates - Sara Estima Martins, from the European law and competition practice, Rodrigo Formigal, from the banking and finance practice and Filipa Cansado Carvalho, from the arbitration practice, were the lawyers from the firm recognised in this first issue of the Rising Stars section of Expert Guides...

PLMJ International Legal Network earns international recognition in the IFLR 1000 rankings in the area of Energy and Infrastructure
PLMJ, June 2015
Portugal

The network of partners, PLMJ International Legal Network has received international recognition in the area of Energy and Infrastructure in the IFLR1000 rankings. The directory highlights the excellence of the services provided by PLMJ International Legal Network in China, Angola through GLA and Mozambique through TTA...

PLMJ recognised at The Legal Innovation Awards of British Magazine Legal Week
PLMJ, May 2015
Portugal

The Legal Innovation Awards set out to recognise and reward the law firms that are moving the legal profession forward in the work they do in the area of management PLMJ was recognised among the finalists of the first edition of The Legal Innovation Awards on 22 May in London. These awards are organised by the most prestigious British magazine in the business law sector - Legal Week...

PLMJ strengthens capital markets team with the arrival of new partner André Figueiredo
PLMJ, May 2015
Portugal

PLMJ – Law Firm is pleased to announce the arrival of André Figueiredo, a leading capital markets and financial regulation lawyer, as partner and head of PLMJ’s capital markets team...

PLMJ continues it policy of organic growth with the appointment of new partner Filipa Cotta
PLMJ, April 2015
Portugal

PLMJ has promoted Filipa Cotta to partner, taking another important step in the policy of organic growth and recognising the merit, high level of specialisation and leadership capacity of its lawyers. PLMJ - Sociedade de Advogados, RL now has 48 partners among a total of more than 250 fee earners...

PLMJ again named Portuguese Firm of the Year by the international directory Who’s Who Legal
PLMJ, April 2015
Portugal

The UK directory “Who’s Who Legal”, which specialises in researching leading law firms around the world, named PLMJ “Portuguese Firm of the Year 2015” last night a ceremony in Washington D. C, USA attended by PLMJ partner, Tomás Pessanha. PLMJ had already won this award in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011...

PLMJ leads the market in Portugal as the only law firm in the country recommended in Band 1 and 2 in all areas of the law analysed by Chambers Europe 2015
PLMJ, April 2015
Portugal

PLMJ leads the market Portugal as the only law firm in the country to be recommended in Bands 1 and 2 in all 20 practice areas analysed by Chambers and Partners – Europe...

PLMJ recognised by IFLR for international equity deal. Firm receives “Deal of the Year” award in Capital Markets
PLMJ, April 2015
Portugal

The law firm PLMJ has been honoured with the Equity (capital markets) Deal of the Year by the prestigious British publication International Financial Law Review. This category is traditionally dominated by major global law firms...

PLMJ International Legal Network opens representative office in London
PLMJ, April 2015
Portugal

Further internationalisation in a leading financial centre with high potential for investment in Portuguese-speaking markets. PLMJ International Legal Network - a network of leading firms in Portuguese-speaking countries with the law firm PLMJ at its heart - has now opened a representative office in London and has set up a UK Desk...

PLMJ on the shortlist for The Legal Innovation Awards of UK magazine Legal Week
PLMJ, April 2015
Portugal

The Legal Innovation Awards recognise and reward the law firms that are shaping the future of the legal profession in the work they do in the area of management...

PLMJ consolidates its Leading Position as a Full-Service firm in The Legal 500 Directory with a record of 69 individual recommendations
PLMJ, April 2015
Portugal

‘The Legal 500’ also recognises the quality of the teams in Angola (GLA) and Mozambique (GLM), members of PLMJ International Legal Network that have achieved international rankings in fewer than 5 years PLMJ has maintained its leadership in the Portuguese market according to The Legal 500, one of the most prestigious international directories, and has been awarded recommendations in all practic

PLMJ named "Law Firm of the Year: Iberia" by British Magazine The Lawyer
PLMJ, March 2015
Portugal

PLMJ – Law Firm has been named ‘Law Firm of The Year: Iberia 2015’ by the prestigious British publication, The Lawyer. The Lawyer European Awards are held annually, with a judging panel made up of senior private practice and in-house lawyers from leading law firms and a range of multinational companies choosing the best law firms in Europe...

PLMJ maintains its place on the list of the world’s best law firms for arbitration
PLMJ, March 2015
Portugal

For the second year in a row, PLMJ is on the list of the 100 best law firms in the world for international arbitration, according to Global Arbitration Review (GAR), the leading international publication in this area. PLMJ was the first Portuguese firm to appear on GAR’s annual ranking, having made the list last year...

Client Choice Awards honour PLMJ lawyers
PLMJ, February 2015
Portugal

PLMJ partners, Pedro Melo, who heads the public law practice, and Luís Sobral, who heads the employment and labour practice, are both winners of Client Choice Awards 2015, awarded by International Law Office (ILO). These international awards, given out since 2005, recognise the excellent service and dedication of these PLMJ lawyers to their clients...

PLMJ expands internationalisation with the creation of a Scandinavian Desk
PLMJ, January 2015
Portugal

A specialised, multidisciplinary team focused on providing legal support for investment in Scandinavian countries, Portugal and Portuguese-speaking countries...

PLMJ’s EU and competition law team is among the 100 best in the world and considered “Elite” in Portugal by Global Competition Review
PLMJ, January 2015
Portugal

PLMJ’s EU and Competition Law Practice, led by partner Ricardo Oliveira, has once again been considered among the 100 best competition law teams in the world by Global Competition Review (GCR). GCR is the world’s leading specialist competition law review and in its recently published 2015 edition, it included the PLMJ team in the “Elite” category in Portugal...

PLMJ promotes seven new senior associates, maintaining its policy of organic growth
PLMJ, January 2015
Portugal

PLMJ has just promoted seven of its lawyers to the position of senior associate. These promotions reflect the firm’s core policy of organic growth and recognition of the professional merit and human qualities of its lawyers...

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...

 

 


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