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Announcing the 2021 Best Lawyers in Portugal

The results include an elite field of top lawyers and firms.

2021 Best Lawyers in Portugal
Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers

November 19, 2020 12:00 AM

The Best Lawyers in Portugal, now in its 11th year, surveyed the most respected members of the legal community to produce a definitive guide to the nation's top lawyers and firms. In this edition, Best Lawyers recognized an elite top 2 percent of practicing lawyers in Portugal.

In the 2021 Edition, the metropolitan area with the most lawyers recognized was Lisbon. Tax Law was the most-searched practice area in Portugal on Best Lawyers, followed by Litigation, Real Estate Law, and Labor and Employment Law. The practice area that had the most recognized lawyers was Litigation. Corporate Law, Tax Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law were next to see the most growth in terms of the number of recognized lawyers in a specific field of law.

Fifteen law firms in Portugal received the prestigious "Law Firm of the Year" award in the 11th Edition.

The 2021 Portugal "Law Firm of the Year" Honorees:


Administrative Law
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados

Arbitration and Mediation
Sérvulo & Associados - Sociedade de Advogados, SP

Banking and Finance Law
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados

Capital Markets Law
Linklaters

Competition / Antitrust Law
Linklaters

Corporate Law
PLMJ

Criminal Defense
Sérvulo & Associados - Sociedade de Advogados, SP

Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Uría Menéndez Abogados

Intellectual Property Law
Abreu Advogados

Labor and Employment Law
SRS Advogados

Litigation
Vieira de Almeida & Associados

Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Campos Ferreira, Sá Carneiro & Associados - Sociedade de Advogados

Project Finance and Development Practice
Campos Ferreira, Sá Carneiro & Associados - Sociedade de Advogados

Real Estate Law
PLMJ

Tax Law
Vieira de Almeida & Associados

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