Hugo Teixeira

Partner | Lisbon

Hugo Teixeira is a partner and has been at Abreu Advogados since 2007. He is part of the Commercial Law team, and works primarily on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and commercial contracts (distribution).

He focuses particularly on corporate and financial matters, mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, corporate restructuring, asset purchases, creating investment vehicles, start-ups, preparation for private equity funding and venture capital financing.

As part of his mergers and acquisitions work, he conducts corporate and commercial due diligence, and attends to acquisition structure, and the negotiation and drafting of contracts. He has extensive experience in the financial, sports, energy, health food and beverage, real estate and transport sectors.

He has conducted several project implementations in Portugal for foreign group companies and led multidisciplinary teams to ensure client support in all areas required for successful implementation.

He has also been involved with transactions in Mozambique, advising and providing support by networking with lawyers participating in Abreu International Legal Solutions service.

Recommended Lawyer, M&A (2022)


Advising an international finance group on the acquisition of a recognized financial institution in Portugal, including corporate and commercial due diligence, corporate structuring and drafting contracts.

Advising an international group in the food sector on the acquisition of a company within the same sector in Portugal, including corporate structuring, corporate and commercial due diligence, and drafting of contracts.

Advising a reputable Danish food and beverage group on company incorporation in Portugal, including the acquisition and implementation of corporate vehicles, financing structures and corporate housekeeping.

Advising an international group on the acquisition of a sports public limited company, including the preparation of the takeover bid and corporate restructuring.

Advising on the creation of a Portuguese new-tech start-up, including the preparation of post-launch investment rounds, corporate restructuring, drafting of term sheets, financial structuring, negotiations and shareholder agreements.

Advising a Portuguese clinical laboratory group on corporate restructuring, including the merger of several of its group companies.

Advising an international group with presence in Portugal on the restructuring of its international bank loan and establishment of necessary guarantees.

Advising an international leader in healthcare products on the acquisition of a business incorporated in Portugal, and the implementation of various local contracts to effect the transfer of ownership of various assets.



University of Lisbon

Law degree (2003)

Portuguese Catholic University

Postgraduate diploma in Commercial Law (2007)

Goethe University, Institute for Law and Finance

Master degree (LLM) (2012)