Ana Luísa Ferreira

Associated Partner | Lisbon

Ana Luísa Ferreira is an Associated Partner and has been at Abreu Advogados since 2014, working primarily in the areas of public procurement and real estate.

She enjoys vast experience in matters that relate to land-use management, and licensing procedures (urban development, trade, private health units and private schools), having been involved in many of the major projects and transactions advised by Abreu Advogados in recent years.

She also has sound experience in construction and administrative litigation.


Legal advice to French multinational in retail on the acquisition of two large shopping malls on the domestic market and a retail park in the greater Lisbon area.

Legal advice to private school under a complex land division process underway, including legal advice in several of the project's contracts.

Legal advice to German multinational in retail, namely the drafting of several legal opinions on land-use management matters, in particular in the context of Urban Licensing of several of the company's commercial establishments in Portugal.

Legal advice to a major healthcare provider group in Portugal on the acquisition of two hospitals owned by private investors on matters concerning the Licensing of private health units.

Legal advice to a joint venture on several matters concerning the drafting and approval of a land-use management plan of an island belonging to Timor-Leste.

Advice to a religious association present in several countries, on several matters concerning the construction of a Temple in Lisbon, namely on legal issues of municipal licensing of urban operations, including support to project development and follow-up on administrative procedures.

Advise to multinational group in the area of health on several regulatory issues and procedures with the Health Regulatory Authority.

Legal advice to local government in several Litigations with the concessionaire for water distribution.

Legal advice to real estate investment fund on the sale of a major retail park in Portugal.

Advise to multinational company on the sale of major private school in Portugal.



Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Degree in Law (1996)

Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Course on “Current issues concerning Company Law III” (1999)

Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Post-graduation in Public Procurement Law and Practice (2014)

Instituto de Ciências Jurídico-Jurídicas da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa

Attending Post-Graduation in Urban Planning and Housing Law