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Practice Areas

Costa Pinto Advogados provides legal advice to national and international clients investing in Portugal mainly in M&A transactions, commercial and corporate matters, corporate governance, employment and business restructuring.

Business Law

Legal advice on mergers and acquisitions including:

  • Assistance in both Share and Asset Deals (including real estate deals)
  • Shareholder Agreements and Other Agreements among Shareholders
  • Due Diligences
  • Security Packages

Legal advice on general Corporate Law including:

  • Incorporation of Companies and Branch Offices
  • Assistance in the Organization and Operation of Companies and Branch Offices
  • Legal Advice on All Aspects of Corporate Management

Legal advice on general Commercial Law including:

  • Commercial Contracting
  • Intellectual Property
  • Industrial Property

Legal advice on general Corporate Governance including:

  • Revision of Structures of Governance
  • Designing Models and Practices of Governance (including from majority shareholders and board of directors’ perspective)
  • Revision of Corporate Governance Reports

Legal advice on general Compliance including:

  • Risk Assessment
  • Revision of Procedures and Models
  • Risk Control Internal Regulations and Systems (including whistle-blowing mechanisms, internal human resources regulations and policies)
  • Assistance in Procedures with Supervision Entities (including banking law and financial law procedures)

Legal advice on general Employment Law including:

  • Day-to-day assistance to human resources departments with the aim of implementing the best employment practices
  • Drafting of employment contracts and other contractual models
  • Individual dismissals (including assistance in disciplinary procedures), as well as collective dismissals

Legal advice on general Business Restructuring including:

  • Corporate Restructurings and Collaboration Agreements
  • Transformations, Mergers, De-mergers and Dissolutions of Companies