Cláudia Isabel Costa

Associate Lawyer | Oporto

Practice Areas
Corporate and M&A
  • English

Claúdia Isabel Costa has been at Abreu Advogados since 2022, working primarly in the area of corporate law.

The lawyer assists in mergers, acquisitions and demergers (including due diligence), with a special focus on the structuring of transactions and the restructuring of companies, in the contractual and corporate area, and mediates in the incorporation and implementation of commercial companies in Portugal.

Participates regularly in the negotiation of commercial distribution and agency contracts, as well as in transactions in the automobile and real estate sectors.

Claúdia also has experience on matters relating to Litigation (Arbitration, Civil Litigation, Corporate Litigation) and Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring.


Advising on shareholder disputes, challenges to corporate resolutions, judicial enquiries and actions aimed at the exercise of corporate rights in general and civil liability actions.

Advising on disputes relating to the exercise of consumer and civil rights.

Mediation in liquidation and dissolution processes of banking entities and in restructuring and insolvency processes.

Due diligences of commercial companies and groups of companies, with regard to corporate and commercial matters.

Advising on ESG matters.

Advising multinationals in the automotive sector with special focus on commercial and consumer contracts, creation of a Marketplace, electric mobility, pre-litigation, national and European regulatory standards applicable in the automotive sector.

Collaboration in the preparation of Legal Opinions and Information in matters of Corporate Law, Consumer Law, Commercial Contracts, Civil Liability, Automobile and Forestry Law.

Incorporation and implementation of commercial companies in Portugal and intervention in company acquisition operations.


Faculdade de Direito da Universidade do Porto

Criminology Degree (2012)

Faculdade de Direito da Universidade do Porto

Law Degree (2017)

Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa

Masters in Law and Legal Science – Comercial specialisation (In progress)