Linklaters is the only major international law firm to have established a presence in Portugal and is one of the market leading business law firms, advising on many of the most complex deals and significant cases in Portugal in recent years. Portuguese and multinational clients rely on us for commercial advice on their dealings throughout Iberia and the rest of Europe, Portuguese speaking African countries and the Americas, including Brazil.

The main practice areas include banking & finance, corporate finance (covering corporate/M&A and capital markets), Antitrust & Foreign Investment Group, litigation, arbitration & investigations, energy & infrastructurerestructuring and insolvency, public and administrative law, real estate, employment and tax advice.

The practice teams in our Lisbon office have been consistently ranked as one of the first choices in Portugal for their respective areas and our partners are all ranked in the top categories in the legal directories.

The Lisbon office’s team of experienced lawyers includes individuals with a proven track record in some of the country’s most demanding transactions.

Understanding our clients’ business

With our geographic reach, we understand the markets in which our clients operate.

Through our industry sector groups, which draw together lawyers from across specialisms and offices into sector groups such as Energy and Utilities, Infrastructure & Construction, Banks and Financial Institutions, Real Estate, we understand the challenges facing different industries, both now and in the future.

Delivering the best to our clients

We are committed to delivering a consistently excellent level of service, using our legal knowledge and market experience to provide creative, commercial, simple and pragmatic solutions to the challenges our clients’ businesses face.

We are a fully integrated global law firm, meaning that, to best serve our clients, teams of lawyers are brought together to provide the appropriate leadership and expertise to meet the needs of our clients on any particular transaction.

Our approach is to be collegial amongst ourselves and to form a true partnership with our clients. We look to build long-term relationships with our clients, through our complete commitment to their interests, our commercial approach and our excellent service.