Abreu Advogados strengthens its position in the Legal 500 with seven new additions

The law firm was recognised in the results published by Legal 500 and reinforces its leadership position among the main national law firms, having been awarded Tier 1 status in the areas of Real Estate and Construction, Tax, Intellectual Property and Angola: foreign firm.

The Legal 500 Directory has published its results for 2023 and Abreu Advogados is, once again, in the top tier of the main practice areas analysed, having been ranked as a Top Tier Firm in Real Estate and Construction, Tax, Intellectual Property and Angola: foreign firm.

The law firm also received a Tier 2 award in the areas of Banking and Finance, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Employment, Energy and Natural Resources, Projects and Project Finance, Transport, Porto: Leading Commercial Firms and Mozambique: foreign firm.

In the categories of Data Privacy and Data Protection, EU & Competition Law, Fraud and White Collar Crime, Insolvency and Restructuring, Public Law and TMT, Abreu Advogados was recognised in Band 3 and, finally, in Capital Markets, in Band 4.

Abreu Advogados has once again strengthened its position, with robustness and resilience, with the recognition of this directory in 18 different categories in Portugal, 2 in Mozambique and 1 in Angola.

The Legal 500 results also acknowledged the individual performance of Abreu Advogados lawyers. In the distinctions, 23 lawyers are referred, and from these, 7 represented an increase in this ranking: Tiago Mendonça de Castro is Leading Individuals; João Bravo da Costa, Maria de Deus Botelho and Sofia Silva e Sousa are Next Generation Partners; Rui Ferreira de Almeida is Rising Star; and Ana Grosso Alves and Nuno Luís Sapateiro rose from Rising Stars to Next Generation Partner.



JLA Advogados, law firm partner in Mozambique, was rated Band 3 as a Local Law Firm and FBL Advogados, law firm partner in Angola, was rated Band 2 as a Foreign Law Firm.

The legal innovation and excellence of Abreu Advogados’ performance were recognised by the most recent edition of the Legal 500. The results presented in the renowned legal directory are the result of an independent assessment of the work carried out in 2021, gathering information from clients and peers. This directory evaluates firms in 150 jurisdictions, comparing them in order to obtain a global vision of the legal market.