Tiago Mendonça de Castro

Partner | Lisbon

Practice Areas
Real Estate
Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
Contacts

Tiago Mendonça de Castro co-heads the Real Estate practice and his experience of over 25 years is focused in the structuring of real estate investments in Portugal, real estate transactions, development of retail schemes and large scale real estate projects and investments, particularly for commercial, housing and industrial purposes, mostly for multinational companies, banks, institutional investors and family offices.
He has handled some of the most important real estate projects carried out in Portugal, particularly in the commercial sector. Tiago specialises in implementing corporate real estate operations, and in retail and commercial licensing.
Over the years, he has been invited to give presentations on specific real estate investment law issues in Portugal. Tiago takes part in debates and gives interviews, and he is regular speaker at Portuguese and international events organised by professionals in the real estate industry. He also contributes regularly with opinion articles on real estate investment law in Portugal.
Tiago Mendonça de Castro is recognized for work in real estate law by Best Lawyers, Chambers Europe and Legal 500. Abreu Advogados regularly advises some of the leading developers and investors regarding real estate investment law in Portugal.Tiago Mendonça de Castro co-heads the Real Estate practice and his experience of over 25 years is focused in the structuring of real estate investments in Portugal, real estate transactions, development of retail schemes and large scale real estate projects and investments, particularly for commercial, housing and industrial purposes, mostly for multinational companies, banks, institutional investors and family offices.

Recommended Lawyer, Real Estate (2021-2022)

Real Estate Law, Portugal (2013-2022)

Top ranked | Real Estate, 2020

Top ranked | Real Estate, 2019

Top ranked | Real Estate, 2018

Top ranked | Real Estate, 2017

Real Estate and Construction, 2020

Real Estate and Construction, 2019

Real Estate and Construction, 2018

Real Estate and Construction, 2017

Winner, 2009

Work Experience

Advising multiple multinational companies in the furniture and clothing sector on the expansion plan, including the purchase, licensing and construction of large scale commercial stores.

Advising leading shopping centre owners and operators in corporate real estate transactions or land for the development of commercial complexes (shopping centres, outlets & retail parks)

Advising a multinational company group in securing property title or leases over properties throughout Portugal for the development of solar farms and power production units.

Advising a multinational company in the telecommunications sector on the purchase of 3,000 telecom towers in Portugal, including the transfer of assets and equal number of leases.

Advising banks in the sale of large real estate portfolios.

Advising institutional investors and family offices in real estate investments in Portugal and development of housing, student accommodation and senior residence projects.

Association

Academic Background

Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa

Law degree (1995)

Harvard Law School

Program of Instruction for Lawyers (PIN) (2012)