The Firm has a large experience of legal consultancy on commercial matters, providing assistance in general commercial negotiations, drafting of various commercial contracts, purchase and sale operations and commercial guarantees, lease, leasing, lease-back, agency, supply, franchising, concession and commission agreements, among others. It is qualified with all necessary means and skills for all type of corporate transactions, such as (i) corporate restructurings, (ii) incorporation of joint ventures, (iii) (national and cross-border) mergers, demergers and mergers and acquisitions. (iv) MBOs, (v) LBIs/LBOs and (vi) privatisations.

Additionally, the Firm has been actively involved in advising management bodies in the support of shareholders in the presentation of models and practices to adopt. It has drafted codes of conduct and assisted in the drafting of documentation for the incorporation of specialised internal committees, also following their respective operation. Also, to be highlighted the participation and review of corporate governance reports, required by the relevant supervisory bodies. The Firm has also built-up an active role in the insurance sector, namely in the cooperation with insurance and reinsurance companies and pension fund’s management companies.

Head: Luís Nobre Guedes