A&O Shearman’s Portugal desk is renowned for handling complex cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions across the Iberian peninsula.


Our practice includes lawyers from our finance group, who advise on global transactions and work with leading international banks on general lending, structured products and complex restructurings.

We act for underwriters, issuers, shareholders and ratings agencies on the full range of capital markets deals, including equity and debt issues, MTN programs, and derivatives transactions. 

Market-leading M&A and projects advice 

Our corporate team has deep experience of the Portuguese market and business culture and a strong track record of structuring and executing complex M&A deals and joint ventures.  

We also advise public and private and public companies, infrastructure investors, governments, financiers, export credit agencies (ECAs) and project developers on energy and infrastructure developments through our world-leading projects team.

Our lawyers have played a leading role on many of the highest profile matters in the market.

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